Burr - 1833, Chapter Seven Summary & Analysis

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1833, Chapter Seven Summary

Burr's father was the president of Princeton College, when it was known as Jersey City College. Charlie has become concerned about the Texas land leases; if they are no good, then Burr will have lost most of his wife's fortune—a fact supported by Nelson Chase's report that Burr and his wife have frequent fights at the Mansion. Charlie refers to Burr as infinitely patient with children and with judges who still hold him responsible for Alexander Hamilton's death.

Burr's memoir begins again with Burr deciding in 1776, that Benedict Arnold is out of his mind, requesting that the British surrender. As his volunteer time is up, he leaves Canada and returns to New York, where reporting to General Washington he meets Martha Washington and Alexander Hamilton. He sizes up Hamilton immediately, as if knowing the future at the time of...

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