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William Peter Van Ness, often abbreviated to P. Van Ness was a judge in the United States. He is most widely-known for serving as Aaron Burr's second in Burr's duel with Alexander Hamilton.
"We rowed across the Hudson at dawn
My friend William P. Van Ness signed on as my—"
- — Aaron Burr, "The World Was Wide Enough"