Collection: Aaron Ogden petition

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Aaron Ogden petition

Mss 819615
Identifier: Mss 819615


Petition of Aaron Ogden against Thomas Gibbons. Gibbons has violated rights given to J.R. Livingston, R.R. Livingston and Robert Fulton by navigating his steamboats between New York and Elizabeth Town, New Jersey. Gibbons is represented by John V. Henry. Enclosure: J. Kent order to appear in Chancery on November 11, 1820 to Thomas Gibbons. Handwritten copy signed by James Kent of the original manuscript signed by Joseph Ogdon Hoffman, Aaron Ogden and Moss Kent.


  • 1819-11-15


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.01 linear ft. (1 envelope) : Manuscript copy, Seal of the New York State Court of Chancery attached ; 32 cm

Language of Materials



In English.


John R. Livingston, Robert R. Livingston (1746-1813), Robert Fulton (1765-1815), John V. Henry (1765-1829), Steamboats, James Kent (1763-1847)

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