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Alexander Hamilton dueling with Aaron Burr. From, a Gutenberg file of a 1902 book.

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Note: possibly due to artistic license and the problems of perspective and canvas size etc, the duellists are standing at an unusually short distance from each other. However, it is known that some duels did indeed take place at very short distances such as this, though most were fought where the opponents were standing approximately 50 feet apart.

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