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Aaron Burr papers, ca. 1780-1880.

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Creator

Burr, Aaron, 1756-1836.

Location

Extent

.25 linear foot (1 box).

Access Restrictions

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Scope/Contents Note

Collection consists of miscellaneous letters to and from Aaron Burr, and documents signed by him, 1780-1835, including a letter from his wife Theodosia Prevost Burr, 1786 August; Burr's manuscript map of the Bastrop Grant inLouisiana, enclosed with his letter of 21 Oct 1806 to William Wilkins; and collateral material about Aaron Burr,circa 1800-1950, including newspaper clippings, auction catalog clippings, and printed matter.

Biographical/Historical Note

Aaron Burr (1756-1836) was a Revolutionary War soldier, lawyer, United States Senator, and third Vice-President ofthe United States.

Controlled Access Terms

  • Burr, Aaron, 1756-1836.
  • Burr family.
  • Land grants -- Louisiana.
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1783-1865.
  • Maps.
  • Lawyers.
  • Legislators.

Additional Creator Names

  • Burr, Theodosia Bartow Prevost, 1746-1794.