Collection: Aaron Ogden bill of complaint

Skip to Search & Browse Collection Listing

Aaron Ogden bill of complaint

Mss 818570
Identifier: Mss 818570


Bill of complaint in the case of Ogden vs. Gibbons to James Kent in Albany, New York.Jos.Ogden Hoffman, solicitor, David B. Ogden, counsel. John Fitch had had sole rights to the invention and use of steampowered boats, but these were given to R.R. Livingston and Robert Fulton. They granted rights to J.R. Livingston and Ogden. Thomas Gibbons is violating those rights. Enclosure: I.L. Kiss order of writ against Thomas Gibbons, October 21, 1818, Albany.


  • 1818-10-20


Conditions Governing Access


Conditions Governing Use

Copyright on this material has not been evaluated. You are free to use this material in any way that is permitted by copyright that applies to your use.


.01 linear ft. (1 envelope) : 23 pages ; 25 cm

Language of Materials



In English.


John Fitch (1743-1798), Robert R. Livingston (1746-1813), Robert Fulton (1765-1815), John R. Livingston, Thomas Gibbons (1757-1826), Steamboats, James Kent (1763-1847), Jos. Ogden Hoffman, Davyd Bayard Ogden (1775-1839), Isaac L. Kiss

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA