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Letter, 1804 March 20, New Madrid, [Missouri] to [Thomas Jefferson], n.p.

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dc.contributor.author Peyroux, Henri en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2011-10-12T18:48:30Z
dc.date.available 2011-10-12T18:48:30Z
dc.date.issued 1804-03-20 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Tucker-Coleman Papers: Series 2 Thomas Jefferson Correspondence, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary. en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10288/15249
dc.description.abstract Before commanding New Madrid, wrote to Jefferson in 1798 regarding the origins, customs and industry of American Indians but believes Jefferson never received his letters; Jefferson sent letter of recommendation to self through Captains [William] Clark and [Meriwether] Lewis; M. Lassus, Lieutenant Governor of Upper Louisiana obtained a copy of the recommendation and sent it to the Spanish government hoping to implicate self; regrets not meeting Jefferson's nephew, Captain Luis, as he would have offered Lewis his services. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship College of William and Mary. Swem Library. Jefferson Project
dc.description.sponsorship Papers of Thomas Jefferson (Princeton University)
dc.description.sponsorship The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation
dc.language.iso eng
dc.subject Clark, William, 1770-1838 en_US
dc.subject Lewis, Meriwether, 1774-1809 en_US
dc.subject Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826--Correspondence en_US
dc.title Letter, 1804 March 20, New Madrid, [Missouri] to [Thomas Jefferson], n.p. en_US
dc.type text en_US
dc.type.genre Letters (correspondence) en_US
dc.identifier.collectionId Mss. 40 T79
dcterms.isPartOf Tucker-Coleman Papers

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