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Weehawken

(wē`hôkən, wēhô`kən), township (1990 pop. 12,385), Hudson co., NE N.J., on the Hudson River opposite New York City, with which it is connected by the Lincoln Tunnel; inc. 1859. It is mostly residential. "Highwood," the James Gore King estate, was the scene in 1804 of the duel between Aaron BurrBurr, Aaron,
1756–1836, American political leader, b. Newark, N.J., grad. College of New Jersey (now Princeton). Political Career

A brilliant law student, Burr interrupted his study to serve in the American Revolution and proved himself a valiant soldier in
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 and Alexander HamiltonHamilton, Alexander,
1755–1804, American statesman, b. Nevis, in the West Indies. Early Career

He was the illegitimate son of James Hamilton (of a prominent Scottish family) and Rachel Faucett Lavien (daughter of a doctor-planter on Nevis and the estranged
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. A bronze bust commemorates Hamilton, who was fatally wounded.
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