Burr shoots Hamilton (17 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Lucas Paul Richert (University of Saskatchewan)

Context

On 11 July, Vice President Aaron Burr shot Alexander Hamilton in a duel. Hamilton died the next day.

Citation:
Richert, Lucas Paul. "Burr shoots Hamilton". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2009
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=5945, accessed 05 December 2016.]