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" I am indebted to you, my dearest Theodosia, for a very great portion of the happiness which I have enjoyed in this life. You have completely satisfied all that my heart and affections had hoped or even wished. "
A General History of the Burr Family: With a Genealogical Record from 1193 ... - Page 87
by Charles Burr Todd - 1902 - 600 pages
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Theodosia, the first gentlewoman of her time: the story of her life, and a ...

Charles Felton Pidgin - Biography & Autobiography - 1907 - 484 pages
...woman, and amply satisfied his pride and vanity. On the eve of his duel with Hamilton, he wrote to her, 'You have completely satisfied all that my heart and affections had hoped for, or ever wished."" A genealogist thus refers to Theodosia (66) : "She was carefully educated under...
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The Part Taken by Women in American History

Mrs. John A. Logan - Women - 1912 - 927 pages
...last thoughts before going to the field were of his daughter. To her he wrote : "I am indebted to you for a very great portion of the happiness which I...life. You have completely satisfied all that my heart had hoped." News of the duel reached his daughter in her far-away home. Its shadowfell on her with...
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Romantic Days in the Early Republic

Mary Caroline Crawford - Cities and towns - 1912 - 438 pages
...father's ideal of a perfect woman nobly planned. On the eve of his duel with Hamilton Burr wrote to her, " You have completely satisfied all that my heart and affections had hoped for, or ever wished." When Theodosia was fourteen she took her place at the head of her father's household...
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Lectures on the Growth and Development of the United States, Volume 5

Edwin Wiley, Irving Everett Rines - United States - 1915
...female correspondents. He concludes his letter as follows: " I am indebted to you, my dearest Theodosia, for a very great portion of the happiness which I...you will obtain all that my ambition or vanity had proudly imagined. Let your son have occasion to be proud that he had a mother." He wrote a long letter...
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Duel: Alexander Hamilton, Aaron Burr, and the Future of America

Thomas J. Fleming - History - 2000 - 446 pages
Describes the events that led up to the fatal duel between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr, offers profiles of each man, and recounts Jefferson's attempts to ruin Burr after ...
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