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Title The affadavit of Julian Depestre of lawfull [sic] age...
Author Depestre, Julian
Date 1807
Document Type Financial Record; Correspondence
Names Burr, Aaron; Carrington, E.
Region Virginia
Keywords law
Theme Outlaws, Vigilantes and the Law
Additional Information From the Colton Storm catalogue: "From the eleventh of August to the second or third of September, 1806, Depestre accompanied Aaron Burr on travels through Pennsylvania, Virginia and Ohio. In this affidavit he declared that during that time he heard no evidence that Burr was plotting anything against the United States.The first part of the document comprises Depestre's statement; this is followed by a series of questions on cross examination by Burr with Depestre's answers. The whole is signed and is followed by a six-line attestation by E. Carringrton that Depestre appeared before him and swore to the truth of the document."
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection Everett D. Graff Collection of Western Americana
Reference Graff 1056
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue