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Samuel Swartwout

army officer , merchant , speculator

Samuel Swartwout, American army officer, merchant, speculator. famous cipher letter from Burr to Gen.

Background

Swartwout, Samuel was born on November 17, 1783 in Poughkeepsie, New York, United States. Son of Abraham and Maria (North) Swartwout.

Achievements

  • Famous cipher letter from Burr to Gen.

Connections

Married Alice Ann Cooper, 1814, 2 children.

father:
Abraham Swartwout

mother:
Maria (North) Swartwout

spouse:
Alice Ann Cooper