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Collection Reference Number GLC03304
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1800 
Title Aaron Burr to John Jay regarding expenses
Date 5 September 1800
Author Burr, Aaron (1756-1836)  
Recipient Jay, John  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Writes regarding a disagreement between them over his expenses for a trip to Hartford, Connecticut. Burr states he and Hamilton are in agreement over what they believed would be the expense payment structure for the trip.
Subjects Travel  Finance  Duel  American Statesmen  Vice President  Government and Civics  
People Burr, Aaron (1756-1836)  Jay, John (1745-1829)  
Place written New York, New York
Theme Government & Politics
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information Jay was Governor of New York 1795-1801. Jay had asked Burr and Alexander Hamilton to represent New York's interests in the controversy regarding Connecticut's claims to an eight-mile wide "gore" along the New York-Pennsylvania border, earlier known as the Susquehanna Claim.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859
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