Hamilton’s Best Friend: Love, Marriage, and the Duel
Where: New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West
212-873-3400 Price: Non-members $38; Members $24; 35 and Under $10
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Join us for the final installment of our five-part series on Gouverneur Morris, Alexander Hamilton’s best friend. Learn how Morris spent his later years—falling in love with the sister-in-law of Thomas Jefferson’s daughter, a disgraced member of the prominent Randolph family—and follow him to the days after the infamous Hamilton-Burr duel, when he gave the eulogy at Hamilton’s funeral and established a fund for his fallen friend’s family.
Richard Brookhiser is a senior fellow at the National Review Institute and the author of Gentleman Revolutionary: Gouverneur Morris, the Rake Who Wrote the Constitution. Dale Gregory (moderator) is vice president for public programs at the New-York Historical Society.Buy tickets/get more info now