Annotations for Duel! : Burr and Hamilton's Deady War of Words


Baker & Taylor
In the early morning hours of July 11, 1804, two men stood facing each other on a New Jersey cliff side. One was the U.S. vice president, Aaron Burr, and the other was Alexander Hamilton, the secretary of the treasury. They were ready to fight to the deat h for honor.

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Baker & Taylor
Provides the true story of the events and political conflicts that led to the famous deadly duel between Vice President Burr and Alexander Hamilton on the morning of July 11, 1804.

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Baker & Taylor
Relates events leading up to the duel between Aaron Burr, the U.S. vice president, and Alexander Hamilton, the former Secretary of the Treasury, in Weehawken, N.J. during the early morning hours of July 11, 1804.

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McMillan Palgrave

In the early morning hours of July 11, 1804, two men stood facing each other on a New Jersey cliff side. One was the U.S. vice president, Aaron Burr, and the other was Alexander Hamilton, the secretary of the treasury. They were ready to fight to the death for honor.

These Founding Fathers, once friends and colleagues, had become the bitterest of enemies. After years of escalating tension, Burr had finally challenged Hamilton to a duel. In the end, only one man survived, but their infamous rivalry lives on.



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