INDEX
Adair, Senator John, 283, 299, 311, 320, 334, 350, 351, 360, 371, 394, 447
Adams, Abigail, 120
Adams, Henry, 210, 219, 285
Adams, John, 1, 103, 120, 147, 167, 210, 226, 280, 390; becomes Vice President, 115; re-elected in 1792, 115 ff; elected President in 1796, 142-144; proposes Burr as Brigadier General, 148-149; campaign of 1800, 170 ff, 182 ff; defeated, 187
Adams, John Quincy, 267, 268, 465
Adet, M., 122, 471
Alexander, James, 369-370, 394
Alien and Sedition Acts, 151, 153, 167
Allbright, Jacob, 357-359, 413, 421, 427, 431
Alston, Aaron Burr, 229, 236, 449, 468, 481, 485, 490; death of, 497
Alston, Joseph, 198, 252, 256, 258, 284, 296, 314, 328, 347, 385, 390-391, 426, 427, 447, 455, 459, 497, 499, 504, 509-510
Alston, Theodosia Burr, 122, 123, 125, 220, 229, 251, 252, 256, 257, 259, 284, 296, 347, 437, 449, 453, 469, 480, 481, 490, 493, 494; birth, 80; childhood, 490 ff; education of, 126 ff; character of, 130-131; marries Joseph Alston, 198; ill, 236; receives Burr's confidences, 236-237; goes west, 326, 328, 329; returns to South Carolina, 347; during Burr's trial, 405, 423, 425; correspondence with Burr in Europe, 454, 461, 486; very ill, 454- 455; pleads with Dolly Madison, 479; death of child, 497-498; embarks for New York, 498; lost at sea, 498 ff
American Citizen, 227-229, 231
American Whig Society, 21
Armstrong, General, 199, 213, 221, 240, 480
Arnold, Benedict, and Quebec Expedition, 33, 35, 36, 38 ff; treason, 72-73
Arnold, Elizabeth (Peggy), 72-73
Ashley, Chester, 382, 384
Astor, John Jacob, 125
Bailey, Theodorus, 173, 209, 214
Baker, John, 400, 409
Balgray, Baron, 452, 461
Barlow, Joel, 473-474, 478
Bassano, Duc de, 487, 488
Bastrop Grant, 317, 329-30, 347, 354, 389
Bayard, James A., 184, 194, 195, 202, 204, 205-208, 210, 222, 225-226, 234, 390
Beckley, John, 143
Belcher, Jonathan ( Governor of New Jersey), 6, 11, 12, 17
Bellamy, Dr. Joseph, 28
Bentham, Jeremy, 121, 127, 452-453, 455, 457, 459, 463, 471, 490, 492
Beveridge, Albert, 224, 285, 361, 401
Biddle, Charles, 247, 249, 260, 281, 316, 330, 445, 446, 506
Biddle, Nicholas, 446
Bissell, Captain, 355, 362, 363, 413, 441-442
Blennerhassett, Harman, 312, 344, 346, 347, 363, 377, 382, 435, 436, 445; character of, 297, 309-310; joins 'Conspiracy,' 327 ff; escapes from Island, 356-359; arrested for treason, 425-426; in jail, 427, 431; diary of, 427, 430, 440, 444; freed, 440; recommitted for misdemeanor, 443; final years, 446-447
Blennerhassett, Mrs., 297, 328, 346, 356, 359, 378
Blennerhassett's Island, 126, 297, 306, 327, 346, 356, 358-359, 397, 413, 430
Bloomfield, Governor ( New Jersey), 237, 260
Bollman, Justus Erich, 325, 365, 366, 368-371, 389, 390, 393-394, 396, 418- 419, 447, 453-454, 506
Botts, Benjamin, 400, 409, 411, 426, 435-436, 442, 506
Bourrienne, Louis Antoine de, 467

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  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Acknowledgments x
  • Illustrations xi
  • Chapter I - Ancestral Voices 1
  • Chapter II - Childhood 14
  • Chapter III - College Years 21
  • Chapter IV - Swords and Bullets 32
  • Chapter V - The War Goes On 53
  • Chapter VI - Prelude to Life 69
  • Chapter VII - Chiefly Legal 84
  • Chapter VIII - The Politician Embarked 93
  • Chapter IX - The Gentleman from New York 102
  • Chapter X - Intermediate Years 115
  • Chapter XI - Party Growth 132
  • Chapter XII - Burr Stoops to Conquer 145
  • Chapter XIII - The Second American Revolution 167
  • Chapter XIV - Jefferson or Burr 188
  • Chapter XV - Vice-President Burr 210
  • Chapter XVI - The Last Struggle for Power 236
  • Chapter XVII - Tragic Duel 246
  • Chapter XVIII - The Impeachment of Justice Chase 261
  • Chapter XIX - Backgrounds for the Conspiracy 270
  • Chapter XX - Western Journey 296
  • Chapter XXI - Never to Return 320
  • Chapter XXII - The Man Hunt Starts 344
  • Chapter XXIII - Dictatorship in New Orleans 364
  • Chapter XXIV - The Stage Is Set 387
  • Chapter XXV - Tried for Treason 396
  • Chapter XXVI - On Trial 424
  • Chapter XXVII - Man without a Country 449
  • Chapter XXVIII - Failure in France 471
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  • Notes 519
  • Bibliography 547
  • Index 555
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