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Title Letter: New Orleans to Stephen Minor
Author Power, Thomas
Date 06 Dec 1806
Document Type Correspondence
Region Louisiana
Places New Orleans, Natchez
Keywords sale of land, Louisiana, land speculation, law
Theme Homesteaders, Overland Travel and Early Settlements
Additional Information From the Colton Storm catalogue: "An interesting letter by one of the witnesses in the trial of Aaron Burr. Power had been a Spanish agent and was alleged to have paid Wilkinson $9000 on behalf of Governor Carondelet. The present letter deals principally with the purchase of two islands by Power and his associates. One passage regarding a "mad dog" may refer to Wilkinson who is also mentioned on the fourth page, in a postscript. Laid in Wilkinson's Memoirs, Vol. II, 1811."
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection Everett D. Graff Collection of Western Americana
Reference Graff 3338
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue