of the Duel
the duel, a Coroner’s Inquest in New York concluded that:
Burr…not having the fear of God before his eyes, but being
moved and seduced by the Instigation of the devil, on the eleventh
day of July in the year last aforesaid, which force and Arms…feloniously
wilfully and of his Malice aforethought, did make an Assault,
and…Mortal[ly] Wound…the said Alexander Hamilton.
the following accounts of the Hamilton-Burr duel. Based
on these accounts, describe what happened at the duel and whether
Hamilton intentionally failed to shoot Burr and whether Burr was
guilty of deliberate murder.