New Orleans March 20th. 1807
Your private letter of the 26th. Jany. has been received, and I lost no time in acquainting Mr. Duplantier, (by letter) of your sentiments relative to the location of the Lands of General Lafayette, and which I am persuaded will regulate his conduct. I am Dear Sir; with respect and Esteem yo: hble Servt.
William C. C. Claiborne
DNA: RG 59-TP-Territorial Papers, Orleans.