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Burr, Aaron (1756-1836) to John Jay

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03304 Author/Creator: Burr, Aaron (1756-1836) Place Written: New York, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 5 September 1800 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Writes regarding a disagreement between them over his expenses for a trip to Hartford, Connecticut. Burr states he and Hamilton are in agreement over what they believed would be the expense payment structure for the trip.

People: Burr, Aaron, 1756-1836.
Jay, John, 1745-1829.

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Keywords/Subjects: Travel, Finance, Duel, American Statesmen, Vice President, Government and Civics

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