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Proof of the Corruption of Gen. James Wilkinson  

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Proofs of the Corruption of Gen. James Wilkinson, and of his Connexion [Sic] with Aaron Burr

Clark, Daniel


Wm. Hall



 [2], 150, 199 pp. (8vo) 23.3x15.5 cm (9x6”), original boards in modern phase box, untrimmed.

Clark, a former resident of New Orleans and business associate of Wilkinson, produced considerable testimony against the General in the course of the Burr trial, for which he was subjected to much abuse by Wilkinson partisans. 

Clark published this book to present his case and clear his own good name.  He demonstrates that Wilkinson was receiving payments from the Spanish government, and that he was actively involved in the Burr Conspiracy and plots for the Southwest to separate from the Union.

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Front board nearly detached; heavy wear; ownership signatures on endpapers and title page; otherwise very good.

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