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Aaron Burr (1756-1836)
John Vanderlyn (1775-1852)
Oil on canvas, 1802
New-York Historical Society
Gift of Dr. John E. Stillwell

Colonel, state attorney general, U.S. Senator, and third Vice President, Burr charmed or alarmed everyone he met. He killed Hamilton in a duel in Weehawken, New Jersey on July 11, 1804.


Philip Schuyler John Adams William Bayard Egbert Benson Aaron Burr Theodosia Burr Angelica Schuyler Church DeWitt Clinton George Clinton William Coleman Rev. Myles Cooper James Duane Mrs. James Duane Albert Gallatin Elizabeth Hamilton Dr. David Hosack John Jay Thomas Jefferson Marquis de Lafayette Robert Livingston James Madison Mrs. James Madison Albert Gallatin Gouveneur Morris Robert Morris James Rivington Mrs. Philip Schuyler Ambrose Spencer George Washington Martha Washington Thomas Jefferson Rufus King