Aaron Burr (2/6/1756 - 9/14/1836)

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Aaron Burr, Jr. (February 6, 1756 – September 14, 1836) was an American politician. He was the third Vice President of the United States (1801–1805); he served during President Thomas Jefferson's first term.

After serving as a Continental Army officer in the Revolutionary War, Burr became a successful lawyer and politician. He was elected twice to the New York State Assembly (1784–1785, 1798–1799), was appointed New York State Attorney General (1789–1791), was chosen as a United States Senator (1791–1797) from the state of New York, and reached the apex of his career as Vice President.

The highlight of Burr's tenure as President of the Senate (one of his few official duties as Vice President) was the Senate's first impeachment trial, of Supreme Court Justice Samuel Chase. In 1804, the last full year of his single term as Vice President, Burr killed his political rival Alexander Hamilton in a famous duel. Burr was never tried for the illegal duel, and all charges against him were eventually dropped, but Hamilton's death ended Burr's political career.

After leaving Washington, Burr traveled west seeking new opportunities, both economic and political. His activities eventually led to his arrest on charges of treason in 1807. Although the subsequent trial resulted in acquittal, Burr's western schemes left him with large debts and few influential friends. In a final quest for grand opportunities, he left the United States for Europe. He remained overseas until 1812, when he returned to the United States to practice law in New York City. There he spent the remainder of his life in relative obscurity.

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Full Title Author Volume Date Out Date In Rep. Fine Ledger
Transcribed: SwiftJonathan SwiftVolume 208/24/17898/26/1789Self
Transcribed: Revolutions of GenevaFrancis d'Ivernois8/28/17899/9/1789Self
Transcribed: Gibbon's Rom. EmpireEdward GibbonVolume 42/3/17902/22/1790
Transcribed: VoltaireVoltaireVolume 84/2/17904/7/1790Mr. H. Walton
Transcribed: "VoltaireVolume 74/7/17904/12/1790"
Transcribed: "VoltaireVolume 94/12/17904/14/1790"
Transcribed: "VoltaireVolume 354/14/17904/23/1790Self
Transcribed: "VoltaireVolume 54/23/17904/26/1790"
Transcribed: "VoltaireVolume 44/26/17904/30/1790"
Transcribed: "VoltaireVolume 194/30/17905/5/1790"
Transcribed: "VoltaireVolume 185/5/17905/24/1790"5d
Transcribed: L'Isle InconnueM. (Guillaume) GrivelVolume 15/24/17906/2/1790
Transcribed: Mod. Un. HistVolume 16/2/17906/14/1790
Transcribed: "Volume 26/14/17906/17/1790
Transcribed: "Volume 36/17/17907/3/1790
Transcribed: "Volume 47/3/17907/23/1790
Transcribed: "Volume 57/23/17908/10/1790
Transcribed: "Volume 68/10/17909/6/17901s
Transcribed: "Volume 79/6/179010/6/17901s/6d
Transcribed: "Volume 810/6/179011/11/17902s/6d
Transcribed: "Volume 911/11/179012/23/17903s/7d
Transcribed: "Volume 1012/23/17901/13/1791
Transcribed: "Volume 111/13/17911/25/1791
Transcribed: "Volume 121/23/17912/9/1791
Transcribed: "Volume 132/9/17912/21/1791
Transcribed: "Volume 142/21/17913/4/1791
Transcribed: "Volume 153/4/17913/24/1791
Transcribed: "Volume 163/24/17914/22/17911s/8d
Transcribed: "Volume 174/22/17915/13/1791
Transcribed: "Volume 185/13/17916/1/1791
Transcribed: "Volume 196/1/17916/10/1791
Transcribed: "Volume 206/10/17916/14/1791
Transcribed: "Volume 216/14/17916/23/1791
Transcribed: "Volume 226/23/17917/1/1791
Transcribed: "Volume 237/1/17917/7/1791
Transcribed: "Volume 247/7/17917/13/1791
Transcribed: "Volume 257/13/17917/25/1791
Transcribed: "Volume 267/25/17918/10/1791
Transcribed: No. 5768/10/17918/16/1791
Transcribed: "Volume 288/16/17918/23/1791
Transcribed: "Volume 298/23/17919/6/1791
Transcribed: "Volume 309/6/17919/15/1791
Transcribed: Modern UniversalVolume 319/15/17919/21/1791
Transcribed: "Volume 329/21/179110/4/1791
Transcribed: "Volume 3310/4/179110/11/1791
Transcribed: "Volume 3410/11/179110/17/1791
Transcribed: "Volume 3510/17/179111/9/17916d
Transcribed: "Volume 3611/9/179111/16/1791
Transcribed: "Volume 3711/16/179111/22/1791
Transcribed: "Volume 3811/22/179111/29/1791
Transcribed: "Volume 3911/29/179112/6/1791
Transcribed: "Volume 4112/6/179112/10/1791
Transcribed: "Volume 4012/12/179112/13/1791
Transcribed: "Volume 4212/14/179112/17/1791
Transcribed: "Volume 4312/17/179112/27/1791
Transcribed: "Volume 4412/27/179112/28/1791
Transcribed: Dialogues DeadGeorge Lyttelton Lyttelton12/28/17911/10/1792
Transcribed: Lyttleton's WorkGeorge LytteltonVolume 21/10/17921/18/1792
Transcribed: Glover's LeonidasRichard GloverVolume 14/2/17924/4/1792
Transcribed: "Richard GloverVolume 24/4/17924/6/1792
Transcribed: Bryant's AstronomyMargaret Bryan1/8/18005/10/180020/4
Transcribed: Modern Universal HistoryVolume 110/7/180011/14/18003/4
Transcribed: Lavosier's ChemistryAntoine Laurent LavoisierVolume 17/21/18017/24/1801
Transcribed: Chatterton's LifeGeorge Gregory7/24/18017/25/1801
Transcribed: Boswell's Life of JohnsonJames BoswellVolume 27/25/18017/28/1801
Transcribed: Boswell's Life of JohnsonJames BoswellVolume 37/25/18017/28/1801
Transcribed: Boswell's Life of JohnsonJames BoswellVolume 17/25/18017/28/1801
Transcribed: Bissett's BurkeRobert BissetVolume 17/28/18017/29/1801
Transcribed: Helvetius on ManClaude-Adrien HelvétiusVolume 17/29/18017/30/1801
Transcribed: Helvetius on ManClaude-Adrien HelvétiusVolume 27/29/18017/30/1801
Transcribed: Court of BerlinHonoré-Gabriel de Riquetti MirabeauVolume 27/29/18017/29/1801
Transcribed: Court of BerlinHonoré-Gabriel de Riquetti MirabeauVolume 17/29/18017/29/1801
Transcribed: Life of GarrickArthur MurphyVolume 27/30/18018/1/1801
Transcribed: Life of GarrickArthur MurphyVolume 17/30/18018/1/1801
Transcribed: Boswell's JournalJames Boswell8/1/18018/3/1801
Transcribed: Beauties of the British SenateVolume 28/3/18018/4/1801
Transcribed: Beauties of the British SenateVolume 18/3/18018/4/1801
Transcribed: Anti-JacobinVolume 18/4/18018/5/1801
Transcribed: MacintoshJames Mackintosh8/5/18018/6/1801
Transcribed: Life of BurkeRobert BissetVolume 28/6/18018/7/1801
Transcribed: Ninon de L'EnclosNinon de LenclosVolume 28/7/18018/8/1801
Transcribed: Ninon de L'EnclosNinon de LenclosVolume 18/7/18018/8/1801
Transcribed: Smollett's TravelsTobias SmollettVolume 18/8/18018/10/1801
Transcribed: Smollett's TravelsTobias SmollettVolume 28/8/18018/10/1801
Transcribed: Southey's LettersRobert Southey8/10/18018/11/1801
Transcribed: Adolphus's MemoirsJohn AdolphusVolume 28/11/18018/13/1801
Transcribed: Adolphus's MemoirsJohn AdolphusVolume 18/11/18018/13/1801
Transcribed: Memoirs ClarionHyppolite ClaironVolume 28/13/18018/14/1801
Transcribed: Memoirs ClarionHyppolite ClaironVolume 18/13/18018/14/1801
Transcribed: Rousseau's ConfessionsJean-Jacques RousseauVolume 28/14/18018/15/1801
Transcribed: Rousseau's ConfessionsJean-Jacques RousseauVolume 18/14/18018/15/1801
Transcribed: Mercier's FragmentsLouis Sebastien MercierVolume 28/15/18018/17/1801
Transcribed: Mercier's FragmentsLouis Sebastien MercierVolume 18/15/18018/17/1801
Transcribed: Anti-JacobinVolume 18/26/18018/28/1801
Transcribed: Anti-JacobinVolume 28/26/18018/28/1801
Transcribed: Radcliffe's JourneyAnn Ward Radcliffe8/28/18018/31/1801
Transcribed: Tour in EnglandRichard Joseph Sulivan8/31/18019/1/1801
Transcribed: Wendeborne's ViewGebhard WendebornVolume 19/1/18019/3/1801
Transcribed: Wendeborne's ViewGebhard WendebornVolume 29/1/18019/3/1801
Transcribed: SwiftJonathan SwiftVolume 199/3/18019/5/1801
Transcribed: SwiftJonathan SwiftVolume 179/3/18019/5/1801
Transcribed: SwiftJonathan SwiftVolume 189/3/18019/5/1801
Transcribed: "Jonathan SwiftVolume 29/5/18019/7/1801
Transcribed: "Jonathan SwiftVolume 99/7/18019/8/1801
Transcribed: "Jonathan SwiftVolume 89/7/18019/8/1801
Transcribed: "Jonathan SwiftVolume 109/7/18019/8/1801
Transcribed: Whig ClubCharles Pigott9/8/18019/10/1801
Transcribed: Mester's LettersJacques-Henri Meister9/10/18019/11/1801
Transcribed: Register TimesVolume 39/11/18019/12/1801
Transcribed: "Volume 29/12/18019/12/1801
Transcribed: "Volume 89/12/18019/14/1801
Transcribed: Edinburgh MagVolume 139/14/18019/18/1801
Transcribed: "Volume 59/14/18019/15/1801
Transcribed: Europ. MagVolume 329/15/18019/16/1801
Transcribed: "Volume 379/16/18019/17/1801
Transcribed: Europ. MagVolume 219/18/18019/19/1801
Transcribed: "Volume 49/19/18019/21/1801
Transcribed: "Volume 39/21/18019/22/1801
Transcribed: "Volume 199/22/18019/23/1801
Transcribed: "Volume 259/23/18019/24/1801
Transcribed: "Volume 119/24/18019/26/1801
Transcribed: "Volume 149/26/18019/28/1801
Transcribed: Mirabeaux's EnquiriesHonoré-Gabriel Riqueti MirabeauVolume 29/28/180110/1/1801
Transcribed: Mirabeaux's EnquiriesHonoré-Gabriel Riqueti MirabeauVolume 19/28/180110/1/1801
Transcribed: Sheridan's Life of SwiftThomas Sheridan10/3/180110/7/1801
Transcribed: Stewart's PhilosophyDugald Stewart11/14/180111/14/1801
Transcribed: Caleb WilliamsWilliam GodwinVolume 211/14/180111/18/1801
Transcribed: Caleb WilliamsWilliam GodwinVolume 311/14/180111/18/1801
Transcribed: Caleb WilliamsWilliam GodwinVolume 111/14/180111/18/1801
Transcribed: Weld's TravelsIsaac WeldVolume 111/18/180111/21/1801
Transcribed: Union MagazineVolume 111/21/180111/23/1801
Transcribed: Knox's NobilityVicesimus Knox11/23/180111/24/1801
Transcribed: Principles of FranceJames Thomson11/27/180112/11/1801
Transcribed: Life of TurgottJean-Antoine-Nicolas Condorcet12/11/180112/11/1801
Transcribed: Picture ParisJean-Gabriel Peltier1/8/18031/10/1803
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