16 June 1845 Public Ledger (Philadelphia)

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16 June 1845 Public Ledger (Philadelphia) - ' In - btown with 13 paid ana pre article th...
' In - btown with 13 paid ana pre article th Steam good c for from by kind ot hopper on top. ijtm.r. ,Aaoi B itU Richmond Theatre, New York, wa( once Aaron Burr's country - seat. A correspondent of the Post relate the following incident aa connected with it. " The mansion itself is a lofty twfrslorv frame house, very large on the ground, with many architectural embellishments on it front. The frame was brought from England, and the home ha altogether an imposing appearance. Many years since, when Aaron Burr wit about to leave for England, he sold his mansion and about twenty acres of the pasture and woodland, to Mr. Attor, for 930,000, nihject lo hi redemption on bis return, by paying tbe interest. Burr was Mr. Astor ' lawyer. Year elapsed, and be came back. In the meanwhile, it bad been graded, dreeta laid cut, many improvement made, and. conse(uently, it wangreaUyenbanced in value. Burr told Mr. Astor ha proposed to take Ihe property and refund the money, with interest, to which Mr. Antor of course ohiected. The writings were examined, and tbe stipulation truck Mr. A. with (urprise. The matter wm compromised, by paying .Burr aa additional aviu.uuu. l ne feme property now is worth many million of dollars." .. , . care or A so ed, that Disking De nie, to

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