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Letter, 1806 August 28, "Territory of Orleans, Western District," Opelousas, [Louisiana] to Thomas Jefferson, n.p.

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Author: Parmelee, David
Abstract: Lieut. Charles Lewis on his way to Natchitiche died here 12th August; believes he is Jefferson's nephew ; description of territory; people are prejudiced against U.S.; believe Spain would have satisfied their claims; U.S. disposed to curtail rights of claimants; Mr. Thompson and self endeavor to remove prejudices.
Issued Date: 1806-08-28
Subjects: Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826--Correspondence
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10288/14936
Citation: Tucker-Coleman Papers: Series 2 Thomas Jefferson Correspondence, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary.


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