On This Date in Legal History

On July 12, 1804, Alexander Hamilton passed away as a result of an injury he sustained during a duel with former Vice President Aaron Burr. Hamilton was quite accomplished. He was a delegate at the Constitutional Convention, a military leader, the first Secretary of the Treasury, and a respected lawyer. He maintained a law practice in downtown Manhattan.

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Hamilton Grange National Memorial

Visit Hamilton Grange in New York City and learn more about his life.  In the meantime, take a look at our Pinterest page at http://bit.ly/1HVMTsl.

About Tina Nelson
Tina Nelson

Tina Nelson is an attorney and mom. She created the LAWSUIT™ board game to teach her three children about the law. The game was an instant success. Copyrights and a patent were obtained, and Professional Games, Inc. was born. Professional Games, Inc. created this blog to educate and keep its friends and customers regularly updated about our American legal system.
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