George I. Eacker

George I. Eacker (HM26JR)

Location: New York, NY 10007 New York County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 42.702', W 74° 0.606'

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1775-1804

—Fatally shot Philip Hamilton (son of Alexander Hamilton) in a duel —

George I. Eacker
1775-1804
Fatally shot Philip Hamilton (son of Alexander Hamilton) in a duel

In 1801, Eacker gave a speech critical of Alexander Hamilton which angered Hamilton's 19-year-old son Philip. The young Hamilton defended his father and a subsequent controversy arose. This led to a duel which resulted in Philip's death one day later. Eacker is said to have died from consumption three years later.
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HM NumberHM26JR
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Date Added Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018 at 7:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 583614 N 4507224
Decimal Degrees40.71170000, -74.01010000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 42.702', W 74° 0.606'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 42' 42.12" N, 74° 0' 36.36" W
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Area Code(s)212, 917, 646, 718, 347
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 61-71 Church St, New York NY 10007, US
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