The Life of John Marshall Volume 3 of 4 - The Original Classic Editionby Albert J. Beveridge
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Remarkable effect on the Senate of Burr's farewell speech—His desperate plight—Stanchness of friends—Jefferson's animosity—Unparalleled combination against Burr—He runs for Governor of New York and is defeated—Hamilton's lifelong pursuit of Burr—The historic duel—Dismemberment of the Union long and generally discussed—Washington's apprehensions in 1784—Jefferson in 1803 approves separation of Western country 'if it be for their good'—The New England secessionists ask British Minister for support—He promises his aid—Loyalty of the West—War with Spain imminent—People anxious to 'liberate' Mexico—Invasion of that country Burr's long-cherished dream—He tries to get money from Great Britain—He promises British Minister to divide the Republic—His first Western journeyPg xiv—The people receive him cordially—He is given remarkable ovation at Nashville—Andrew Jackson's ardent friendship—Burr enthusiastically welcomed at New Orleans—War with Spain seemingly inevitable—Burr plans to lead attack upon Mexico when hostilities begin—Spanish agents start rumors against him—Eastern papers print sensational stories—Burr returns to the Capital—Universal demand for war with Spain—Burr intrigues in Washington—He again starts for the West—He sends his famous cipher dispatch to Wilkinson—Blennerhassett joins Burr—They purchase four hundred thousand acres of land on the Washita River—Plan to settle this land if war not declared—Wilkinson's eagerness for war—Burr arraigned in the Kentucky courts—He is discharged—Cheered by the people—Wilkinson determines to betray Burr—He writes mysterious letters to the President—Jefferson issues his Proclamation—Wilkinson's reign of military lawlessness in New Orleans—Arrest of Burr's agents, Bollmann and Swartwout—Arrest of Adair—Prisoners sent under guard by ship to Washington—The capital filled with wild rumors—Jefferson's slight mention of the Burr conspiracy in his Annual Message—Congress demands explanation—Jefferson sends Special Message denouncing Burr: his 'guilt is placed beyond question'—Effect upon the public mind—Burr already convicted in popular opinion.
... Bollmann and Swartwout arrive at Washington and are imprisoned—Adair and Alexander released by the court at Baltimore for want of proof—Eaton's affidavit against Burr—Bollmann and Swartwout apply to Supreme Court for writ of habeas corpus—Senate passes bill suspending the privilege of that writ—The House indignantly rejects the Senate Bill—Marshall delivers the first of his series of opinions on treason—No evidence against Bollmann and Swartwout, and Marshall discharges them—Violent debate in the House—Burr, ignorant of all, starts down the Cumberland and Mississippi with nine boats and a hundred men—First learns in Mississippi of the proceedings against him—Voluntarily surrenders to the civil authorities—The Mississippi grand jury refuses to indict Burr, asserting that he is guilty of no offense—Court refuses to discharge him—Wilkinson's frantic efforts to seize or kill him—He goes into hiding—Court forfeits his bond—He escapes—He is captured in Alabama and confined to Fort Stoddert—Becomes popular with both officers and men—Taken under military guard for a thousand m
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