Volume 44

1 July 1804 to 8 March 1805

Volume Details

Selected Documents
1 July 1804

The territorial governor reports from New Orleans about desires for statehood and self-government in Louisiana.

23 August 1804

Choctaw leaders state that their nation will give up a tract of land to pay the Panton, Leslie & Co. trading firm.

14 October 1804

Jefferson sends a letter of credence to the monarch of Spain for James Monroe as minister extraordinary and plenipotentiary of the United States.