Thomas Jefferson Papers

Extract of a Letter from James Wilkinson, 31 October 1806

ca. Oct. 1806—Mch. 1807


Burr had a contract with ______ of Pittsburgh, or a company with which he was concerned, for 20,000 barrels of flour, and 6,000 barrels of pork, deliverable here, or at Natchez. It was to follow Burr, and I understand he made a handsome advance on the contract. Since the expositions ______ has sent orders to Natchez to have these provisions taken care of, and not to deliver them before payment.

J. Wilkinson.

True extract,

N. Pinkney, Captain.

Printed Source--Ralph R. Shaw and Richard H. Shoemaker. Early American Imprints. Series II, 1801-1819 (New Canaan, CT)..

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