Official Letter Books of W.C.C. Claiborne, 1801-1816 Volume 3

Official Letter Books of W.C.C. Claiborne, 1801-1816 Volume 3

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1917 edition. Excerpt: ...of the Riders & another having been shot at have all tended to lessen the Confidence of the Citizens in that Route and under existing circumstances I fear You will find it extremely difficult to render the conveyance either safe or expeditious. I learn that a Peace with Tripoli has been effected but of the particulars I am not advised;--I however am fully persuaded that they are Honorable to the United States and therefore I offer You on the Occasion my warmest Congratulations.. Every thing is tranquil here and my public Duties are not so arduous and unpleasant as they heretofore have been. Accept Dr. Sr, my best Wishes I am with Great Respect Your friend & Sevt. (Signed) William C. C. Claiborne Thomas Jefferson Esqr. ) President of the U. States ) New Orleans Oct. 16, 1805 Dear Sir, The Office of Surveyor for this Port having become vacant by the Death of Mr. Andrew Porter, I take the liberty to recommend to You, as his successor, Mr. Peter L. B. Duplissis. This Gentleman is a Native Citizen of the United States, and speaks the French Language in Great purity: --He was formerly in the employ of my deceased friend H. B. Trist, who often spoke of him to me, in the most respectful and Friendly Manner. Mr. Duplissis lately Married a Creole Lady of Louisiana, and is now permanently setteld in this City;--He is a Young Man of Talents, well acquainted with Business, and supports an amiable Character;--Should he therefore on this occasion, be Honored with Your Notice, I verily believe he will discharge with fidelity, and to Your entire satisfaction the trust committed to him. I am Dear Sir. with Great Respect Your faithful friend (Signed) William C. C. Claiborne To Lieut. Colo. Freeman New Orleans October 18, 1805 Sir, Certain information...show more

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  • Paperback | 104 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 200g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236881133
  • 9781236881137