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Burr, Aaron, 1756-1836



  • Existence: 1756 - 1836

biographical statement

American politician and adventurer. He was a Vice President of the United States (1801-1805) and was noted for killing Alexander Hamilton (1757-1804) in a duel.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Aaron Burr letter and legal document

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 615
Scope and Contents

Two handwritten and signed documents. One item was written on Sept. 18, 1788 and is a legal rejoinder regarding Richard Oliver, Stephen Nottingham, and Frederick Skoonmaker. The second item was written in New York City on April 24, 1797 and is a letter to Mr. Sam Rodman of Nantucket and discusses an unnamed legal matter.

Dates: 1788-1797