Aaron Burr (17561836) was a Revolutionary War soldier, lawyer, senator, and vice president under Thomas Jefferson, probably best known for mortally wounding Alexander Hamilton in a duel on July 11, 1804. AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED TWICE BY AARON BURR, BEST KNOWN FOR MORTALLY WOUNDING ALEXANDER HAMILTON IN A DUEL. Autograph letter signed twice by Aaron Burr as Mr. B to Cadwallader David Colden regarding a legal case and Trinity Church: Mr. Colden to peruse the latter clause of the enclosed & hopes Mr. Will see no objection to making a small advance to relieve the poor creatures distress. The answer, as commended, will be either filed or sent to Mr. C as he may direct. Having seen the charter of Trinity Church for sale, Mr. Will pursue it without troubling Mr. The letter is one page, measures 7.75 by 5.75 inches, and in very fine condition with only minor toning. SENT TO THE PROSECUTOR OF THE FIRST MURDER TRIAL IN THE UNITED STATES, OF WHICH ALEXANDER HAMILTON AND AARON BURR BOTH SERVED AS THE DEFENSE ATTORNEYS. Congressman and the 54th mayor of New York City. He is best known for being the prosecutor of the first murder trial in the United States, the People vs. Levi Weeks in 1800, of which Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr both served as the defense attorneys. Weeks was accused and acquitted of murdering Gulielma (Elma) Sands on December 22, 1799. Weeks had been courting Sands and was seen with her the night she disappeared. The item “Aaron Burr Autograph Letter Signed re/ First Murder Trial in United States” is in sale since Thursday, August 13, 2020. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Autographs\Historical”. The seller is “grayautographs” and is located in Spartanburg, South Carolina. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, Taiwan, South africa, Thailand, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi arabia, Ukraine, United arab emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Croatia, Malaysia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Panama, Jamaica, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei darussalam, Bolivia, Ecuador, Egypt, French guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman islands, Liechtenstein, Sri lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macao, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Peru, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion, Viet nam, Uruguay.
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Signed by: Aaron Burr
- Autograph Authentication: Guaranteed to pass PSA/DNA, JSA, or Beckett
- Signed: Yes
- Industry: Historical