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" General Hamilton and Judge Kent have declared in substance that they looked upon Mr. Burr to be a dangerous man, and one -who ought not to be trusted with the reins of government "
A General History of the Burr Family: With a Genealogical Record from 1193 ... - Page 85
by Charles Burr Todd - 1902 - 600 pages
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William Carlos Williams and the Diagnostics of Culture

Austin Brian Bremen A. Assistant Professor of English University of Texas - Literary Criticism - 1993 - 248 pages
...particular present" that sees Burr in his generally received historical position of being a "dangerous man, one who ought not to be trusted with the reins of government" (IAG 190) and the "text" made vocal by Burr's defender. In presenting this section in the form of a...
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For Each, the Strength of All: A History of Banking in the State of New York

J. T. W. Hubbard, New York State Bankers Association - Business & Economics - 1995 - 309 pages
...addressed to Philip Schuyler from a certain Dr. Cooper, saying that Alexander Hamilton "looked upon Burr as a dangerous man, and one who ought not to be trusted with the reins of government." Cooper archly concluded his note by saying that he could, if called upon, "detail you a still more...
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Captain Watson's Travels in America: The Sketchbooks and Diary of Joshua ...

Kathleen A. Foster, Kenneth Finkel - Science - 1997 - 372 pages
...(Diary, 23 July 1816). Twelve years earlier, Hamilton's charge that Vice- President Aaron Burr was "a dangerous man and one who ought not to be trusted with the reigns of government" turned their long political rivalry into a dueL Across the Hudson River from...
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Duel: Alexander Hamilton, Aaron Burr, and the Future of America

Thomas J. Fleming - History - 2000 - 446 pages
...president. In quoting these gentlemen, Cooper maintained he had been unusually cautious: "For really sir, I could detail to you a still more despicable opinion which Gen. Hamilton has expressed of Mr. Burr."21 Those words were scarcely noticed in the salvos of vituperation and slander being flung at...
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A Fatal Friendship: Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr

Arnold Rogow - History - 1999 - 368 pages
...was based on "unfounded aspersions," Cooper again asserted that Hamilton and Kent regarded Burr as "a dangerous man," and "one who ought not to be trusted with the reins of government." Perhaps Cooper knew or suspected that Schuyler had been present on at least one occasion when Hamilton...
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Memoirs and Letters of James Kent, LL.D.: Late Chancellor of the State of ...

James Kent, William Kent - Biography & Autobiography - 1898 - 341 pages
...statement contained in a letter signed " Doctor Charles D. Cooper," in which it is stated that " General Hamilton and Judge Kent have declared, in substance,...ought not to be trusted with the reins of government" Hamilton, in his reply, attempted to evade the issue which Burr would press upon him, and upon which...
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Alexander Hamilton and the Growth of the New Nation

John Chester Miller - Biography & Autobiography - 1964 - 659 pages
...chitchat. Cooper declared that he could prove that Hamilton had declared in Judge Taylor's house that he "looked upon Mr. Burr to be a dangerous man, and one...to be trusted with the reins of government." And, Cooper added portentously, he could cite instances in which Hamilton had expressed "a still more despicable...
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Don't Know Much About History

Kenneth C. Davis - History - 2009 - 752 pages
...resurfaced as Hamilton used all his influence to defeat Burr in the governor's race. To Hamilton, Burr was a "dangerous man, and one who ought not to be trusted with the reins of government." That was the polite attack; others were aimed at Burr's notorious sexual exploits. An admitted adulterer,...
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What Kind of Nation: Thomas Jefferson, John Marshall, and the Epic Struggle ...

James F. Simon - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 352 pages
...undercutting Burr's chances. Meanwhile, Alexander Hamilton resumed his attacks, warning that Burr was "a dangerous man and one who ought not to be trusted with the reins of government." After his defeat, Burr directed his fury at Hamilton, demanding that Hamilton retract reported aspersions...
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Aaron Burr: The Rise and Fall of an American Politician

Buckner F. Melton - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2004 - 112 pages
...second letter, dated April 23 and printed in the Albany Register, Cooper repeated the account, adding, "I could detail to you a still more despicable opinion which Gen. Hamilton has expressed of Mr. Burr." Cooper was a strong supporter of Hamilton and was eager to share his anti-Burr views. His letter, however,...
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