Morning Reads for Tuesday, July 12

Hamilton Burr212 years ago yesterday, Vice President Aaron Burr shot Alexander Hamilton in a duel. They say Angelica and Eliza were both by his side when he died; death doesn’t discriminate between the sinners and the saints*. Too late, Burr realized, “The world was wide enough for both Hamilton and me.”*

Wait for it – it’s time for Morning Reads:

*Lyrics from Hamilton.

**Burr actually said this.

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