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Aaron Burr

Politician (6-Feb-1756 — 14-Sep-1836)


Francis F. Beirne. Shout Treason: The Trial of Aaron Burr. New York: Hastings House. 1959. 298pp.

H. W. Brands. The Heartbreak of Aaron Burr. New York: Anchor Books. 2012. 176pp.

Nancy Isenberg. Fallen Founder: The Life of Aaron Burr. New York: Viking Press. 2007. 540pp.

Roger G. Kennedy. Burr, Hamilton and Jefferson: A Study in Character. Oxford University Press. 2000. 528pp.

Milton Lomask. Aaron Burr. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux. 1979-82. (2 vols.)

Herbert S. Parmet; Marie B. Hecht. Aaron Burr: Portrait of an Ambitious Man. New York: Macmillan. 1967. 399pp.

Joseph Wheelan. Jefferson's Vendetta: The Pursuit of Aaron Burr and the Judiciary. Carroll & Graf. 2005. 336pp.


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  6. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  7. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.156)

  8. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.234)

  9. Webster's American Biographies (p.156)

  10. The Oxford Companion to American Literature, 5th Edition (p.111)

  11. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.153)

  12. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.103)

  13. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.80)

  14. Concise Dictionary of American Biography (p.127)

  15. Biographical Directory of the United States Executive Branch, 1774-1971 (p.41)

  16. Legends in Their Own Time (p.38)

  17. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.168)

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