Burr shoots Hamilton

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  • Lucas Paul Richert (University of Saskatchewan)

Historical Context Note

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

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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 29 November 2014.]