Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from John Watkins, 10 May 1807

New Orleans May 10th. 1807—


Enclosed I have the honor of transmitting to you a transcript of the journal of the house of Representatives of the Territory of Orleans, of the seventh of April, by which you will be informed that Mathurin Guerin and J: F: Livandais were duly elected for the purpose of enabling you to supply the vacancy in the Legislative Council occasioned by the resignation of the honorable James Mathers. I have the honor to be with sentiments of the highest respect and consideration your very ob: and very humble Servant

John Watkins

Speaker of the house of Representatives

DNA: RG 59—LAR—Letters of Application and Recommendation.

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