From Aaron Burr
N, york 27 Ap. 1801
Joseph Crockett writes to me from Jessamine County in Kentucky that he is a Candidate for the office of Marshall1—that he was a Captain in the Virginia line during the late War and that [he] was a Neighbour of, and personally well known to Colonel Jefferson. Having myself no recollection of Captn. Crockett, I can add nothing to the information which he communicates.
I enclose you an extract of a letter which I have received from Col. Stevens of this City.2 Suggestions of a similar Nature have been made to me by D. Ludlow our Navy-agent.
Tomorrow will commence an interesting and Animated election in this State. We entertain little doubt of a favorable result as to Governor & Members of Assembly. Your friend & st
In communicating Judge Tayler’s recommendation of Mr. Barber,3 I did not mean to imply any opinion of my own, regarding either the qualifications of the Man or the expediency of the Measure.