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Author Lewis, James E., 1964- author.

Title The Burr conspiracy : uncovering the story of an early American crisis / James E. Lewis Jr.

Publication Info. Princeton, New Jersey : Princeton University Press, [2017]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    973.48 LEW    Available
Description viii, 715 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 471-698) and index.
Contents Introduction -- So many stories : the circulation of information in the early republic -- A crisis in the Cabinet -- Lexington and Frankfort, Kentucky : July through December 1806 -- Guilt beyond question : the narrative of Thomas Jefferson -- The threat to the Union -- The crime on Blennerhassett Island -- The enterprise commenced : the cipher letter as a narrative -- New Orleans, Orleans Territory : November 1806 through May 1807 -- The threat to the Republic -- The arrest of Arron Burr -- Richmond, Virginia : March through October 1807 -- Who is Blennerhassett? : the narrative of William Wirt -- The conflict over Burr's followers -- A "rising" in Baltimore -- Final accounts of the Burr conspiracy -- Conclusion.
Subject Burr, Aaron, 1756-1836.
Burr, Aaron, 1756-1836 -- Trials, litigation, etc.
Burr Conspiracy, 1805-1807.
ISBN 9780691177168 hardcover ; alkaline paper
0691177163 hardcover ; alkaline paper

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