From William C. C. Claiborne, 13 November 1805 (Abstract)
§ From William C. C. Claiborne. 13 November 1805, New Orleans. “I have the pleasure to inclose you a copy of a Resolution, which was this day unanimously adopted by the House of Representatives of this Territory.”1
RC and enclosure (DNA: RG 59, TP, Orleans, vol. 7); letterbook copy (Ms-Ar: Claiborne Executive Journal, vol. 15). RC 1 p.; in a clerk’s hand, signed by Claiborne; docketed by Wagner. For enclosure, see n. 1.
1. The enclosure (1 p.; docketed by Wagner) is the 13 Nov. 1805 resolution of the Orleans territorial house of representatives that a committee be appointed to draft an address to the president “expressive of the sentiments of respect, confidence and esteem” entertained by the members of the house.