Burr - 1836, Chapter Five - Eleven Summary & Analysis

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1836, Chapter Five - Eleven Summary

The trial of Richard Robinson lasts only three days and like the trial of Elma Sands, the accused is found not guilty because he was led astray by a fallen woman. Charlie is beside himself with frustrated, impotent anger. Charlie then receives an invitation to dinner with the President at the White House, an invitation he accepts with alacrity. Burr continues to decline, but is still interested enough in life to write a note of condolence to Dolley Madison, whose husband, James Madison, just died. He also gives Charlie advice on how to comport himself at the White House. Face to face with van Buren, Charlie can see the resemblance to Burr. He also notes that he and the vice president are exactly the same height. Van Buren then asks after the Colonel and says that he...

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