Washington Post: Aaron Burr had a secret family of color, new research shows

The vice president is best known for killing rival Alexander Hamilton in an 1804 duel. But he was also a notorious rake, historians say.


 

Aaron Burr – villain of ‘Hamilton’ – had a secret family of color, new research shows

August 24 at 1:20 PM Within a week of her arrival at Princeton University, Sherri Burr received a puzzling phone call. The caller, another student, said Sherri was invited to a Burr family meeting – “Burr” as in Aaron Burr, the third vice president of the United States and villain of “Hamilton,” the astronomically popular musical.

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