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Ross, James (1762-1847), 1807 January 12
Collection Description & Creator Information
- Scope and Contents
ALS, 4 pp.: to James McHenry, refers to Burr's expedition and the numbers from Pittsburgh joining it and comments on the dismemberment of the Union and on Wilkinson's possibly changing his course and arresting Burr. Also discusses international affairs. ROSS (1762-1847) Federalist, Senator from Pennsylvania, quelled Whiskey Rebellion. Friend of Washington. McHENRY (1753-1816) Federalist, surgeon in the Revolution. Secretary to Washington. Secretary of War in Washington's Cabinet and in that of Adams.
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- 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.
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- 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
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- Credit this material:
Ross, James (1762-1847); C. P. G. Fuller Collection of Aaron Burr, C0081, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library
- Firestone LibraryOne Washington RoadPrinceton, NJ 08544, USA
- Storage Note:
- Firestone Library (mss): Box 3
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