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Burr Conspiracy Statement, 31 May 1807

May 1807

Intirely confidential

Burr had a contract with John Wilkins of Pittsburgh, or a company with which he was concerned for Twenty thousand barrels of Flour and Six thousand 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 Explosion W…s has sent orders to Natchez have these provisions taken care of and not to deliver them before payment. D. W. Elliot merchant of Natchez, is W…s agent and co:partner—

DLC: Burr Conspiracy Collection.

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