Here is a picture of the framed relics recently purchased by the ABA.
To the left are certified strands of Aaron Burr's hair.
To the right is part of the spectacle case Hamilton had with him at the duel.
These are believed fake, because more samples keep appearing on eBay.
Does anyone believe that Hamilton's spectacle case has
really been cut up into pieces to sell off on the internet?
We have alerted Dr David Fleishman who contacted us
before the image above was posted.
To whom it may
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more about any spectacles of Aaron Burr which may exist and also about
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A message was also left on the answering
machine of Stuart Johnson, your President.
I enjoyed speaking with you and would now
like to pursue this all further.
Harry Anderson, , (Brian) and also
Antonio Burr might each have knowledge of his spectacles (shown in the
Could you please ask them to individually
contact me, or could you provide me with their phone numbers.
Another interesting painting is Henry Burr, Antonio's ancestor, who moved to
Chile in the early 1800's.
Peter John, Jan 15, 2005
I noticed you have Burr portraits. You can get slides of the portraits of
Thaddeus and Eunice Burr from the St. Louis Art Museum. These are Aaron's
relatives in Fairfield, CT who he used to visit a lot.
Thought you might be interested.
Here they are Waletta,
Eunice Dennie Burr
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