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date: 21 September 2020

Burr, Aaron 

The Oxford Companion to United States History
Nicholas CasnerNicholas Casner

(1756–1836), political leader, vice president, conspirator.Best remembered for his duel with Alexander Hamilton and the failed attempt to create a separate empire in the western United States, Burr remains one of the more enigmatic figures in a generation of revolutionaries and nation-builders. Born in Newark, New Jersey, the son and namesake of a prominent Presbyterian minister and grandson of Jonathan ... ...

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