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Excerpt from Trial of Aaron Bur for Treason, Vol. 2: Printed From the Report Taken in Short HandAfter Mr. Wickham closed his argument, on Friday the 21st day of August, 1807, Mr. Hay stated, that he wished to examine the other witnesses, by whom heMoreExcerpt from Trial of Aaron Bur for Treason, Vol. 2: Printed From the Report Taken in Short HandAfter Mr. Wickham closed his argument, on Friday the 21st day of August, 1807, Mr. Hay stated, that he wished to examine the other witnesses, by whom he expected to prove an overt act.Israel Miller was then sworn.Mr. Hay. - Were you on the island, Mr. Miller, with Blannerhassett and his party at the time charged in the indictment, the 10th of December last?I arrived on the island between the 7th and 10th of December last, in company with Colonel Tyler, who had four boats.How many men had he with him?About thirty-two men.What proportion of arms had they?Five rifles and about three or four pairs of pistols are all that I know of. I joined them at Beaver, and went down with them to Blannerhassetts Island, and there I saw one blunderbuss, two pairs of pistols, and one fusee. I do not know that there were any more.Mr. Burr. - How many bullets did you see run?I only saw one man run bullets.Purley Howe was then sworn.Mr. Hay. - Will you be pleased to say what you know of the party on the island, their arms and conduct?I was not on the island during their stay on it. I was applied to by Mr. Blannerhassett to make about forty boat-poles.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully- any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.