§ From the Mother Superior of the Ursuline Convent
11 March 1809, New Orleans. Congratulates JM upon his inauguration and asks for the same “Solicitude paternelle” for the convent’s work in educating the young as was enjoyed during the Jefferson administration.
RC (DLC). 2 pp. Written in French and signed: “Sr. de St. Xavier farjon / Superieure des Religieuses ursuline.” Docketed by JM. Enclosed in W. C. C. Claiborne to JM, 20 Mar. 1809.