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Burr Conspiracy.

Thomas Perkins Abernethy

Burr Conspiracy.

by Thomas Perkins Abernethy

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Published by P. Smith in Gloucester, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Burr, Aaron, 1756-1836.,
  • Burr Conspiracy, 1805-1807.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 276-284.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE334 .A6 1968
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 301 p.
    Number of Pages301
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5597686M
    LC Control Number68003511

    My friend of long years, Doctor McCaleb, has asked me to write a note of introduction to his study of the AARON BURR CONSPIRACY. Though fully aware that no word from me can add anything to the weight and significance of his book, since his scholarship is already accepted by American historians of undoubted competence, I am happy to join him in this adventure, with the thought that perhaps it. In “The Burr Conspiracy,” James Lewis, a professor of history at Kalamazoo College and the author of books on the Louisiana Purchase and John Quincy Adams, provides an exhaustive and.

    Burr was acquitted on technical grounds. While not quite accurate, I can't help sharing a great line from the book History Gone Mad: "Vice President Aaron Burr commits murder and treason, thus setting standards for the office that Spiro Agnew will find hard to live up to." James E. Lewis' new book The Burr Conspiracy takes an interesting approach/5(3). After receiving Burr's notorious ciphered letter in October of , Wilkinson informed President Jefferson of Burr's plan and claimed no knowledge of the conspiracy. After leading two failed campaign during the War of , Wilkinson was relieved of his military duties and went on to publish his autobiography, Memoirs of My Own Times, in

    K History Professor Unveils ‘Burr Conspiracy’ Book Posted on Decem Kalamazoo College History Professor James Lewis has released a new book through Princeton University Press about former U.S. Vice President Aaron Burr.   The book is, therefore, more about public opinion and discourse, shaped by all kinds of interests and values, than about Burr or his activities. Reactions to the so-called conspiracy highlighted the weakness of both the federal union and national sentiment as Author: Sylvia L. Hilton.


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In the first popular book to focus on one of the most intriguing chapters in Burr's long life, historian Buckner F. Melton Jr. explores Aaron Burr's part in one of the most sensational criminal conspiracies in American by: 8.

Burr was acquitted on technical grounds. While not quite accurate, I can't help sharing a great line from the book History Gone Mad: "Vice President Aaron Burr commits murder and treason, thus setting standards for the office that Spiro Agnew will find hard to live up to." James E.

Lewis' new book The Burr Conspiracy takes an interesting by: 1. A very unique lens through which to analyze the Burr Conspiracy. Rather that a straight history of Burr's actions and trial, Lewis looks at the way Burr's contemporaries viewed the entire affair through many ideological, regional, economic, and political lenses.

It's almost misleading to say the book /5. The Burr Conspiracy: Uncovering the Story of an Early American Crisis $35 (p) ISBN Buy this book Lewis argues that conflicting understandings of Burr’s alleged. Burr Conspiracy collection, Chiefly letters to Thomas Jefferson and James Madison relating to the Burr Conspiracy,including Aaron Burr's involvement with Harman Blennerhassett and James Wilkinson; Burr's trial for treason; and his acquittal.

Includes. Chiefly letters to Thomas Jefferson and James Madison relating to the Burr Conspiracy,including Aaron Burr's involvement with Harman Blennerhassett and James Wilkinson; Burr's trial for treason; and his acquittal.

Includes printed matter and some material in cipher. Correspondents include Erick Bollmann, William C.C. Claiborne, William Eaton, Comfort Tyler, James Wilkinson, and. "In The Burr Conspiracy, James Lewis provides an exhaustive and informative account of the myriad ways in which Burr’s contemporaries struggled to make sense ‘of swirling rumors and conflicting reports’ about the expedition, Burr’s trial, and its aftermath Lewis’ splendid book will appeal to readers who enjoy getting into.

The Burr Conspiracy was a cause célèbre of the early republic—with Burr cast as the chief villain of the Founding Fathers.

He was said to have enticed some people with plans to liberate Spanish Mexico, others with promises of land in the Orleans Territory, still others with talk of building a new empire beyond the : Princeton University Press.

For a century the conspiracy of Aaron Burr has been a puzzling theme. Apart from the distinguished figures that move across its stage, the nature of the enterprise from its very extravagance must always engage the attention of those who care to know something of the United Excerpt from The Aaron Burr Conspiracy: A History Largely From Original /5(2).

Aaron Burr was in general disrepute after because of his political indiscretions and the fatal duel with soaring ego, however, compelled him to undertake further schemes. Burr's exact aims are not clear today, but may have involved an effort to capture Spanish possessions in the Southwest or to engineer the secession of western states from the Union, or both.

In any event, he. This book explores the political and cultural forces that shaped how Americans made sense of the rumors and reports about Burr’s intentions and movements, and examines what the resulting crisis reveals about Americans’ anxieties concerning the new nation’s fragile union.

The Burr Conspiracy was a cause célèbre of the early republic. Burr’s trial inJames Lewis writes in The Burr Conspiracy, was ‘the nation’s first great legal spectacle’.

It was avidly covered by the press, and attorneys on both sides directed their speeches to the public as much as to the court.

Burr raised money to support a short-lived newspaper that presented his side of the story. Burr, Wilkinson, Jefferson, or the many subordinate figures who had played parts in the drama Hinde’s narratives of the Burr Conspiracy, whether written for Madison or others, coupled what was, in many ways, a very narrow view of past events with a very broad sense of their continuing Size: KB.

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New York, Oxford University Press, (OCoLC)The details of Burr’s “Conspiracy” were never fully disclosed. But he was thinking big, and seeking “glory and fortune” that he mentions in a letter.

The primary goal was the creation of a new republic in the western territories or Mexico, instigated by war with Spain or a paramilitary invasion.