James Madison Papers

To James Madison from William Charles Coles Claiborne, 28 August 1806

Nachitoches August 28th 1806.

Sir,

My official letter of this date, to the Secretary of War which I presume you will have the perusal of, will acquaint you with the cause of my visiting this Post, the part I have acted since my arrival, and also of the unpleasant state of things in this vicinity.

I have received under cover from your department, Commissions for James Mather Senior and Piere Fauches as Legislative Councellors, and which I shall deliver on my return to New Orleans. I am Sir, Verry Respectfully Yo: hble Servt

William C. C. Claiborne

DNA: RG 59-TP-Territorial Papers, Orleans.

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