Proofs of the Corruption of Gen. James Wilkinson, and of His Connexion with Aaron Burr, with Ad Full Refutation of His Slanderous Allegations in Relation to the Character of the Principal Witness Against Him
W. Hall, jun. & G. W. Pierie, printers, 1809 - 150 pages
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Aaron Burr accusation affidavit agent ANDREW ELLICOTT answer appears army Arnold assertion Baron de Carondelet Bellechasse Burr's capt cargo certificate character charge circumstances Collins colonel Burr command communication confession confidence confidential connexion copy correspondence corruption court Cruz cypher Daniel Clark dated declaration defence deposition disclosure documents dollars doubt duced duty Ellicott endeavoured evidence fact favour force general's give governor Claiborne governor Gayoso Grand Sachem guilt honour induced innocence inquiry James Wilkinson ject Jonathan Arnold Kentucky kinson knew knowledge letter Loftus's Heights Louisiana means ment mentioned Missisippi Natchez neral never New-Madrid New-Orleans nish Nolan officers Ohio Orleans paper payment pension person Philip Nolan Portell Power President proof proved racter reason receipt received refer says sent shew Spaniards Spanish government subject of Spain suspicions territory testimony tion tobacco transaction treachery treason truth vernment vessel Wilkin Wilkinson witnesses
Page 125 - Burr will proceed westward 1st August, never to return. With him goes his daughter; the husband will follow in October, with a corps of worthies. Send forthwith an intelligent and confidential friend with whom Burr may confer; he shall return immediately with further interesting details; this is essential to concert and harmony of movement.
Page 126 - He is a man of inviolable honor and perfect discretion; formed to execute rather than project; capable of relating facts with fidelity, and incapable of relating them otherwise. He is thoroughly informed of the plans and intentions of Burr, and will disclose to you as far as you inquire, and no further. He has imbibed a reverence for your character, and may be embarrassed in your presence. Put him at ease, and he will satisfy you.
Page v - An Act supplementary to an Act, entitled, " An Act for the Encouragement of Learning, by securing the Copies of Maps, Charts, and Books, to the Authors and Proprietors of such Copies during the times therein mentioned," and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of designing, engraving, and etching historical and other prints.
Page v - And also to the act, entitled, " An act supplementary to an act, entitled " An act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts, and books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies during the time therein mentioned^* and 'extending the benefits thereof to the arts of designing, engraving, and etching historical and other prints.
Page 119 - This will be delivered to you by Colonel Burr," began the general's introductory note,8 "whose worth you know well how to estimate. If the persecutions of a great and honorable man, can give title to generous attentions, he has claims to all your civilities, and all your services. You cannot oblige me more than by such conduct; and I pledge my life to you, it will not be misapplied. To him I refer you for many things improper to letter, and which he will not say to any other.
Page 126 - December, there to meet you ; there to determine whether it will be expedient in the first instance to seize on or pass by Baton Rouge.
Page 125 - ... ready to join, and final orders are given to my friends and followers. It will be a host of choice spirits. Wilkinson shall be second to Burr only; Wilkinson shall dictate the rank and promotion of his officers.
Page 120 - May 28th, 1805, 11 o'clock, and contains these expressions : 4 1 was to have introduced my friend Burr to you, but in this I failed by accident. He understands your merits, and reckons on you. Repair to me and I will tell you all. We must have a peep at the unknown world beyond me.