Alexander Hamilton and Arron Burr had a long political rivalry and animosity with each other. The duel between the two came after Hamilton prevented Burr from the renomination for Vice President and his governorship in New York.
Alexander Hamilton sits writing his will the day before the duel
I have to set my affairs in order, Gosh forbid anyhting shall happen to me
Dr. David Hosak
On the next day, Alexander Hamilton sets sail on a barge and heads forNew Jersey Shore.
My second, Nathaniel and my Physician Dr. Hosak and I are heading to the New Jersey Shore to meet Burr in a duel.