FUTURE VICE-PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, AARON BURR, HANDWRITTEN PROMISSORY NOTE SIGNED IN THE THIRD PERSON JUNE 1790.
AARON BURR (1756-1836) HANDWRITTEN PROMISSORY NOTE SIGNED IN THIRD PERSON, "Aaron Burr", 7 X 5, June 25, 1790, in full: "On the first Day of August next I promise to pay to Aaron Burr on order Eighteen pounds specie, Value rec'd 25th June 1790. George Speth." At time of him making this loan Burr was Attorney General of New York state. He was an American politician and lawyer and the third Vice-President of the United States during President Thomas Jefferson's first term from 1801-1805. Burr's legacy is defined by his famous personal conflict with Alexander Hamilton that culminated in Burr killing Hamilton in the famous Burr-Hamilton duel in 1804. In fine condition, with and irregular right edge resulting in the loss of a couple of letters and some age toning.