From Daniel William Coxe, 29 January 1803
Philada. Jany 29th. 1803
Supposing it possible that you may not have received officially the enclosed Royal order to the Intendant to deliver up Louisiana to France, I take the liberty of forwarding it to you, with an Assurance that ’tis genuine & may be perfectly relied on, having been received from, & translated by one of my concerns at New Orleans. I have the Honor to be Sir very respectfy., Yr mo. obd h. St.
Dan. Wm. Coxe