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Burr Setting & Symbolism

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Objects/Places

Madame Jumel's Mansion

Madame Jumel's Mansion - on Washington Heights in New York City where Madame Jumel and Aaron Burr celebrate their nuptials on July 31, 1833.

Trinity Church Cemetery

Where Alexander Hamilton is buried.

Burr's Biography

To be written by Charlie Schuyler, the purpose of which is to record the facts of the Revolutionary War.

The Evening Post

The newspaper edited by William Leggett and by whom Charlie hopes to be published.

Mrs. Townsend's Home

Mrs. Townsend's home at 41 Thomas Street, a brothel where Charlie meets Helen Jewett.

Kinderhook

Where Martin van Buren was born, and where Colonel Burr used to lodge.

Texas Territory

Where Burr hoped to make a fortune purchasing land grants and then selling them to German immigrants.

Quebec Fort

Here, where the failed attempt of the Continental Army to seize the fort and annex Canada to the U.S. cccurs.

Continental Army

The first U...

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