INTERVIEW AT WEEHAWKEN the 200th Anniversaryof the Burr-Hamilton Duel, July 11, 1804

Code Duello


Art Relating to the Duel

The Church Pistols




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Thumbnail of Weehawken Painting;  Coates, Edmund C.  View of New York Harbor  c.1837-1847; oil on canvas, 44 3/4 x 64 7/8 in; Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown, NY.       Portrait of Alexander Hamilton by Albert Rosenthal, 1888.       Profile of Aaron Burr with shoulder length hair that appears braided.  Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown, NY.

Bartlett, William Henry.  View of New York, From Weehawken, ca. 1840.  Engraver, R Wallis; steel engraving, 8 ¼ x 10 ¾ in.  This engraving was published in American Scenery, by N. P. Willis (London : George Virtue, 1840).  The site in the foreground is the spot where the Burr-Hamilton duel was fought. Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown, N.Y       Artist unknown.  Watch fob that belonged to Aaron Burr, ca. 1830; washed gold and topaz.  Half circle with the gold encircled topaz suspended in it and turns freely; 2 x 1 3/8 in.; Fenimore Art Museum, Cooperstown, N.Y.

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