The trials of William S. Smith and Samuel G. Ogden for misdemeanours : had in the Circuit Court of the United States for the New-York district in July, 1806 ; with a preliminary account of the proceedings of the same court against Messrs. Smith & Ogden in the preceding April term
Smith and Ogden were charged with "beginning and with setting on foot a military expedition in the city of New-York, to be carried on from thence, against the territories of the king of Spain, in South America, at a time when the United States and Spain were at peace". cf. p. 247.
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