he West as ready for revolt.
He made no explanation to Wilkinson of the nature of his scheme, and that officer, suspicious of Burr's designs, wrote to his friend Robert Smith, Secretary of the Navy, advising the government to keep a watch upon his movements.
Burr went from St. Louis to Vincennes with a letter from Wilkinson to Governor Harrison, in which he urged the latter to use his influence to get Burr elected to Congress from that district.
Thence Burr went eastward, stopping at Cincinnati, Chillicothe, and Marietta, everywhere conversing with leading men, to whom he gave only attractive hints of a brilliant scheme in hand.
He spent that winter and the following spring and summer in Philadelphia and Washington, engaged in his mysterious projects.
There he more clearly developed his scheme, which seemed to have a twofold character — the conquest of Mexico from the Spaniards and the establishment of an independent monarchy, and the revolutionizing the Mississippi Valley, sep
n and Brazos340,000185138Galveston, Tex., to Brazos River, Tex.
Hocking 975,481184342Carroll, O., to Nelsonville, O.
Illinois and Michigan7,357,7871848102Chicago, 111., to La Salle, Ill.
Illinois and Mississippi568,64318954 1-2Around lower rapids of Rock River, Ill. Connects with Mississippi River.
Lehigh Coal and Navigation Co.4,455,0001821108Coalport, Pa., to Easton, Pa.
Louisville and Portland5,578,63118722 1-2At Falls of Ohio River, Louisville, Ky.
Miami and Erie8,062,6801835274Cincinnati, O., to Toledo, O.
Morris 6,000,0001836103Easton, Pa., to Jersey City, N. J.
Muscle Shoals and Elk River Shoals.3,156,919188916Big Muscle Shoals, Tenn., to Elk River Shoals, Tenn.
Newbern and Beaufort3Clubfoot Creek to Harlow Creek, N C.
Ogeechee 407,818184016Savannah River, Ga., to Ogeechee River, Ga.
Ohio 4,695,2041835317Cleveland, O., to Portsmouth, O.
Oswego5,239,526182838Oswego, N. Y., to Syracuse, N. Y.
Pennsylvania7,731,7501839193Columbia, Northumberland, W1ilkesbarre, Huntingd
years 1890 and 1900, together with their change.
Cities with population exceeding 25,000.
New York, N. Y.3,437,2022,492,591944,611
St. Louis. Mo.575,238451,770123,468
Buffalo, N. Y.352,387255,66496,723
San Francisco, Cal.342,782298,99743,785
New Orleans, La.287,104242,03945,065
Washington, D. C.278,718230,39248,326
Newark, N. J.246,070181,83064,240
Jersey City, N. J.206,433163,00343,430
Providence, R. I.175,597132,14643,451
Kansas City, Mo.163,752132,71631,036
St. Paul, Minn.1