Washington 4 Apl 1808
The Military Court of enquiry now sitting in the Case of Genl. Wilkinson, have made such progress in the enquiry as to render a paper in your office, useful to certain points of the investigation. The paper I mean, is the one an extract of which was published With the Presidents message of [ ] and is supposed to be a memorial sent to the Secretary of States’ office by Mr. Daniel Clark of New Orleans. If compatible with propriety, I would thank you to have the original paper entrusted to my hands, for the purpose of being used in the management of the enquiry. I shall be responsible for the preservation & due return of the paper. I have the Honor to be very respectfully yr obt. St.
W. Jones Jr.
DNA: RG 59—ML—Miscellaneous Letters.