The Treason Trials of Aaron Burr
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The Treason Trials of Aaron Burr (Landmark Law Cases and American Society)

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Aaron Burr was an enigma even in his own day. Founding father and vice president, he engaged in a duel with Alexander Hamilton resulting in a murder indictment that effectively ended his legal career. And when he turned his attention to entrepreneurial activities on the frontier he was suspected of empire building--and worse.
Burr was finally arrested as a threat to nation...more
Paperback, 212 pages
Published August 28th 2008 by University Press of Kansas (first published August 12th 2008)
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"'In New-York, I am to be disenfranchised, and in New-Jersey hanged. Having substantial objections to both, I shall not, for the present, hazard either, but shall seek another country.'" (Burr in March 1805, 37)

"'Burr was full of petty mystery. He made a mystery of everything.'" (Irving of Burr, 193)
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