Aaron Burr Papers,1784-1820

Descriptive Summary

Title
Aaron Burr Papers,1784-1820
Creator
Burr, Aaron, 1756-1836
Extent
3 items
Subjects
Benson, Egbert, 1746-1833-- Correspondence.
Ormsby, Stephen, 1759-1844-- Correspondence.
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Repository
The Filson Historical Society

Collection Overview

Scope and Content
Revolutionary War soldier, lawyer, vice -president. Burr's 4 August 1784 letter to Egbert Benson of Poughkeepsie, New York, discusses a legal case he was involved with; his 11 March 1814 letter to Mr. Peter B. Ormsby notes that he has desired his friend, Major Clark, to confer with Ormsby on the subject of bills and that he will ratify whatever Clark concludes; and an 18 November 1820 New York legal document