|Sir,||New Orleans Feby 6. 1806.|
Late on the Evening of the 4. instant, the Marquis of Casa Calvo arrived in this City from Nacogdoches via Nachetoches, which last place he left on the 22. ultimo; and having passed by water, he was not met by Captain Ross, to whom my dispatch of the 10. of January was committed.
I have on this morning addressed to the Marquis, a letter, of which the enclosure is a copy.
Mr. Moràles and his Suite left this City for Pensacola on the 1st: instant. I have the honor to be, with great respect and esteem Your hble Servt.
William C. C. Claiborne
DNA: RG 59-TP-Territorial Papers, Orleans.