James Madison Papers

To James Madison from William Eaton, 27 October 1806

Brimfield Oct. 27th. 1806.


Danielson, named in the foregoing extract, is my son in law and ward; has lately returned from Marietta. Belknap, a native of this County, is merely a resident there. Blennahassett an expatriated Irish Gentleman, settled on an island in the vicinity of Marietta, of which he is proprietor. There is a man, by name, Ephraim Kibby, living in the neighbourhood of Cincinnati, late a Capn. of rangers (or spies, in Gen. Waynes army) who can give information of the arrangement and extent of Mr. Burr’s project. Kibby is now a brigade Major to some Brigadier General of Militia. I have the honor to be very respectfully, Sir, your very Obedient serv.

William Eaton

DLC: Burr Conspiracy Collection.

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