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- n. United States statesman and leader of the Federalists; as the first Secretary of the Treasury he establish a federal bank; was mortally wounded in a duel with Aaron Burr (1755-1804)
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on the topic of alexander hamilton, though i do think much of his writings in the federalist papers are admirable