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Burr-Hamilton duel 1804, Crane's Business Papers, Crane & Co., Dalton, Mass.

EP001.12.005.001.011 (RS262306)

Description

The image caption states that Aaron Burr wrote his challenge to Alexander Hamilton on a piece of paper. At the time of the duel the Crane Mill was three years old. The designs are done by René Clarke and the typography by Frederick W. Goudy.

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Details

Collection Name
Ephemera collection
Collection Code
EP001
Dates
undated
Date of Acquisition
1925-11-7
Physical Description
1 sample : color illustrations ; 11 x 8 1/2 inches
Dimensions
11x 8 1/2(HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Ephemera
Description Level
Item
Credit Line
Gift of Crane & Co., 7 November 1925.
GUSN
266404
Reference Code
EP001.12.005.001.011

Record details

Originator
Clarke, René (Designer)
Crane and Company (Publisher)
Goudy, Frederic W. (Frederic William), 1865-1947 (Typographer)
Other People
Burr, Aaron, 1756-1836
Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804
Descriptive Terms
Crane & Co.
advertising
business (commercial function)
duels
paper (fiber product)
printing (process)
statesmen
Material Type
promotional materials
samples
Places
Dalton (Berkshire county, Massachusetts)
Location Note
Product catalogues: Books and printing: Printing and printed matter

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