Aaron Burr on the Lam

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As part of its Aaron Burr correspondence The Gilder Lehrman Collection holds a pair of previously unsolved ciphered letters.  (Their website presents the two as linked, but the ciphers are, in fact, distinct and separate.)  One of these ciphered letters–written to Burr’s son-in-law Joseph Alston under cover to the family friend named Charles Biddle in …

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