A Mr. Brush was the first to raise objections to this resolution. The argument among attendees quickly became heated. "It was then verbally moved and seconded that the committee appointed should retire in an adjoining room and determine within 15 minutes whether they would consent that in case the President of the United States was toasted that the vice President should also be toasted as such—altho the question was frequently demanded to be put by the Chairman yet he as frequently refused—"
Burr was to slay Alexander Hamilton in a duel just forty-two days after this meeting.
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