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Title [Statement reporting conversations with William Ely about Aaron Burr]
Author Granger, Gideon
Date 1806
Document Type Pamphlet
Region Washington
Places Springfield, Massachusetts
Keywords government, law
Theme Railroads, Transportation and Urban History
Place of Publication Springfield, Massachusetts
Additional Information From the Colton Storm catalogue: "An affidavit reporting conversations with William Ely regarding Aaron Burr's plans to separate the Western Territories from the United States. The conversations involved General William Eaton, James Wilkinson, and a number of other associates of Burr. Following Granger's affidavit there is a certificate (in Granger's hand) signed by Matthew Thompson in which he states that the account of the conversation is reported correctly. This is dated October 15, 1806, and is followed by a confirmatory statement written and signed by William Eaton dated October 16.The fourth page carries a further statement by Gideon Granger, signed, dated October 16, 1806, containing further information about Eaton's attempts to inform the Presidarnt of Burr's plans. It is this statement particularly to which Eaton referred in his note."
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection Everett D. Graff Collection of Western Americana
Reference Graff 1613
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue