Item Image
Title Duel with the devil : the true story of how Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr teamed up to take on America's first sensational murder mystery / Paul Collins.
Author Collins, Paul, 1969- author.
Publication New York, New York : Crown Publishers, [2013]
Copyright date ©2013
Description viii, 289 pages : map ; 25 cm
Call # 364.1523097 C
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-279) and index.
Contents The victim. The great sickness ; A boardinghouse by candlelight ; The young Quaker ; The black veil ; The mystery in the meadow -- The accused. Some person or persons as yet unknown ; The glooms of conscious night ; Whatever is boldly asserted ; A perfect monster ; The silent sleigh -- The trial. The American phenomena ; By the hollow stair ; The color of a horse in the night ; Asleep, seemingly ; The devil's advocate -- The verdict. Look upon the prisoner ; The catchpenny contrivance ; Every mark of a villain ; Duel at dawn ; A complicated evil.
Summary Acclaimed historian Paul Collins' remarkable true account of a stunning turn-of-the-19th century murder and the trial that ensued--a showdown in which iconic political rivals Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr joined forces to make sure justice was done.
Subject Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804.
Burr, Aaron, 1756-1836.
Weeks, Levi -- Trials, litigation, etc.
Sands, Gulielma -- Death and burial.
Murder -- Investigation -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 18th century.
Trials (Murder) -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 19th century.
ISBN 9780307956453 (hardcover) :
0307956458 (hardcover)
9780307956460 :
0307956466

Location CALL # Status Message
 Central 2nd Fl - SST Non-Fiction  364.1523097 C    CHECK SHELVES  
 Central 2nd Fl - SST Non-Fiction  364.1523097 C    CHECK SHELVES  
 Central 2nd Fl - SST Non-Fiction  364.1523097 C    DUE 02-03-21