4 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Burr, Aaron, 1756-1836--Trials, litigation, etc.

  1. Burr Conspiracy collection, 1806-1808

    100 items. 1 container. .2 linear feet. 1 microfilm reel. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Chiefly letters to Thomas Jefferson and James Madison relating to the Burr Conspiracy, 1805-1807, including Aaron Burr's involvement with Harman Blennerhassett and James Wilkinson; Burr's trial for treason; and his acquittal.

  2. William Sampson papers, 1806-1849

    2 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Irish patriot, lawyer, and author. Microfilm of letters from Sampson to his wife, Grace Clarke Sampson, relating to his political exile from Ireland to the United States.

  3. Harman Blennerhassett papers, 1755-1866

    500 items. 3 containers. 1.2 linear feet. 3 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, planter, and scholar. Correspondence, journals, articles for the Ohio Gazette, memoirs, and legal and financial papers, chiefly 1795-1831, relating, in part, to the trial of Aaron Burr for treason, the indictment of Blennerhassett for conspiracy with Burr, and the subsequent misfortunes experienced by the Blennerhassett family. Includes MS. volume attributed to Harman Blennerhassett (1801-1854).

  4. William Wirt papers, 1802-1858

    1,800 items. 9 containers plus 1 oversize. 2.2 linear feet. 4 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, politician, U. S. attorney general, and biographer. Correspondence, writings, and printed matter pertaining to Wirt’s family and career as a lawyer, politician, and author.