Contents and Arrangement

Alden, Roger (1754-1836), 1780 May 4

1 folder

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

ALS, 4 pp.: to Burr, giving intelligence as to the state of the Revolution. ALDEN (1754-1836) was aide to Gen. Greene in the Revolution and later agent of the Holland Land Co. Also storekeeper at West Point. (See Schachner, pp. 154-159.)


Arranged alphabetically by correspondent.

Collection History


No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Anna Bialek in July 2005. Finding aid written by Anna Bialek in July 2005.

In 2022, restrictions on original material where researchers were required to use a surrogate were lifted as part of a restrictions review project.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

For preservation reasons, original analog and digital media may not be read or played back in the reading room. Users may visually inspect physical media but may not remove it from its enclosure. All analog audiovisual media must be digitized to preservation-quality standards prior to use. Audiovisual digitization requests are processed by an approved third-party vendor. Please note, the transfer time required can be as little as several weeks to as long as several months and there may be financial costs associated with the process. Requests should be directed through the Ask Us Form.

Credit this material:

Alden, Roger (1754-1836); C. P. G. Fuller Collection of Aaron Burr, C0081, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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Storage Note:
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Related Materials

See also the Aaron Burr (1756-1836) Collection.


Alexander, Holmes, Aaron Burr, The Proud Pretender (New York: Harper & Brothers, 1937) Beveridge, Albert Jeremiah, The Life of John Marshall (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1916-1919), 4 vols. Jacobs, James Ripley, Tarnished Warrior, Major-General James Wilkinson (New York: The Macmillan Company, 1938) Parton, James, The Life and Times of Aaron Burr (Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1882), 2 vols. Roberts, Kenneth Lewis, March to Quebec: Journals of the Members of Arnold's Expedition (New York: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1938), compiled and annotated by Roberts, during the writing of Arundel. Schachner, Nathan, Aaron Burr, a Biography (New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1937) Schachner, Nathan, Alexander Hamilton (New York: D. Appleton-Century Co, 1946) Wandell, Samuel H., and Meade Minnigerode, Aaron Burr: A Biography Compiled from Rare, and in Many Cases Unpublished, Sources (New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1925), 2 vols.

Burr, Aaron, 1756-1836
Fuller, C. P. G., collector