But the peculiar character of [Aaron] Burr’s correspondence goes beyond his preoccupation with haste and secrecy. Burr never developed any ideas about constitutionalism or governmental policy in the way the other Revolutionary statesmen did, because, in truth, he was not much concerned about such matters. If he had any idea about the new federal Constitution of 1787, he left no record of it.
I. British Documents
II. Colonial Documents
III. Documents of the American Revolution
IV. Documents Inspired by the American Revolution
V. Other Documents
Empire of Liberty: A History of the Early Republic, 1789–1815 (2009)