Burr - 1835, Chapter Six - Seven Summary & Analysis

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1835, Chapter Six - Seven Summary

Charlie and Sam discuss Burr's intention to separate the western states from the union and Sam enlightens Charlie. Not only did Burr discuss it, but everyone did, including John Marshall and John Randolph. Sam introduces Charlie to the publisher, who is willing to pay Charlie fifty-four hundred dollars for his work on the biography on Aaron Burr and have his author, none other than Davy Crockett, publish it.

Memoirs of Aaron Burr - Twenty-one

The Constitution states very clearly that in order to be convicted of treason, two individuals must bear witness to the traitor. Jefferson's haste to implicate Burr had him date Burr's treasonous act to be done in December of 1806, on Blennerhasset's Island. This is impossible to obtain witnesses as Burr is not on the island in December. All the prosecution can do is to describe some of the...

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