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Burr, Aaron, 1756-1836

 

Dates

  • Existence: 1756 - 1836

Aaron Burr Jr. as an American politician and lawyer. He was the third vice president of the United States (1801–1805), serving during President Thomas Jefferson's first term. Burr served as a Continental Army officer in the American Revolutionary War, after which he became a successful lawyer and politician. He was elected twice to the New York State Assembly (1784–1785, 1798–1799),[1] was appointed New York State Attorney General (1789–1791), was chosen as a U.S. senator (1791–1797) from the State of New York.

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Aaron Burr autograph

Mss 788469
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 788469
Overview In English.

Aaron Burr letter

Mss 815250
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 815250
Overview In English.

Aaron Burr letter

Mss 777369
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 777369
Scope and Contents Letter from Aaron Burr of Peekskill, New York to Brig. Gen. Clinton at Fort Montgomery, discusses moving two companies and some soldiers.

Aaron Burr letter

Mss 814215
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 814215
Scope and Contents Personal letter from Aaron Burr of Albany to John Greenwood, giving instructions concerning his correspondence.

Silas Dinsmoor letter

Mss 807201
 Collection
Identifier: Mss 807201
Overview In English.