Ayers, Edward L. Vengeance and Justice: Crime and Punishment in the 19th Century American South.New York: Oxford University Press, 1984.
Bailey, Ralph Edward. An American Colossus: The Singular Career of Alexander Hamilton. Boston: Lothrop, Lee and Shepard, 1933.
Brookhiser, Richard. Alexander Hamilton, American New York: The Free Press, 1999.
Burr, Aaron. Memoirs of Aaron Burr. Edited by Matthew L. Davis. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1836-1837. This book is the source of one of the 56 original documents relating to the duel
Burr, Aaron. The Papers of Aaron Burr, 1756-1836. Glen Rock, N.J.: Microfilming Corporation of America, 1977. Microfilm copy of manuscripts.
Burr, Aaron. The Private Journal of Aaron Burr. Rochester, N.Y.: The Post Express Printing Co., 1903.
Burr, Samuel Engle. The Burr-Hamilton Duel and Related Matters. 2nd ed. San Antonio: Naylor Co., 1971. A pro-Burr version of the duel.
Cheetham, James. A Reply to Aristides. New York: Printed for James Cheetham, H. C. Southwick, printer, 1804.
Cheetham, James. A View of the Political Conduct of Aaron Burr, Esq., Vice-President of the United States. By the author of the “Narrative.” New York: Denniston & Co., 1802.
Chernow, Ron. Alexander Hamilton. New York: Penguin Press, 2004.
Cochran, Hamilton. Noted American Duels and Hostile Encounters. Philadelphia: Chilton Books, 1963.
Coleman, William. A Collection of the Facts and Documents Relative to the Death of Major-General Alexander Hamilton . New York: I. Riley & Co., 1804. This book is the source of one of the 56 original documents relating to the duel.
Cooke, Jacob Ernest. Alexander Hamilton New York : C. Scribner’s Sons, 1982.
Cunningham, Mary, editor. “William Van Ness’s Story,” New York History, Oct. 1946, 492-499; Jan. 1947, 66-73.
Dabney, Virginius. “The Mystery of the Hamilton-Burr Duel,” New York, Mar. 29, 1976, 37-41.
Daniels, Jonathan. Ordeal of Ambition: Jefferson, Hamilton, Burr. Garden City, N.Y.: Doubleday, 1970.
Ellis, Joseph J. Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation. New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2001. Chapter One, “The Duel,” deals with the conflicting accounts of what happened at the duel and attempts to tell what really happened as well as can be determined.
Fleming, Thomas. The Duel: Alexander Hamilton, Aaron Burr, and the Future of America. N.Y. Perseus, 1999.
Freeman, Joanne. “Dueling as Politics: Reinterpreting the Burr-Hamilton Duel,” William and Mary Quarterly, 3rd series, 53 (Apr. 1996), 289-318.
Greene, Evarts B. “The Code of Honor in Colonial and Revolutionary Times …,” Publications of the Colonial Society of Massachusetts, 26 (1927), 367-368.
Hacker, Louis Morton. Alexander Hamilton in the American Tradition. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1907.
Hamilton, Alexander. Papers. Harold C. Syrett, editor. Jacob E. Cooke, associate editor. New York: Columbia. University Press, 1961- 1987.
Hamilton, Alexander. The Works of Alexander Hamilton. Edited by Henry Cabot Lodge New York : G. P. Putnam’s sons. 1885-1886. A later edition was published by Haskell House, New York, 1971.
Hamilton, Alexander. Writings Joanne B. Freeman, editor. New York: The Library of America, 2001.
Hamilton, Allan McLane. The Intimate Life of Alexander Hamilton, Based Chiefly Upon Original Family Letters, and Other Documents… New York : C. Scribner’s Sons, 1910.
Holland, Barbara. Gentlemen’s Blood: A Thousand Years of Sword and Pistol. N.Y.: Bloomsbury, 2003.
Jenkinson, Isaac. Aaron Burr, His Personal and Political Relations with Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton Richmond, Indiana: M. Cullaton & Co., 1902.
Kaplan, Lawrence S. Alexander Hamilton: Ambivalent Anglophile Wilmington, Del.: Scholarly Resources, 2002.
Kennedy, Roger G. Burr, Hamilton, and Jefferson: A Study in Character. New York: Oxford University Press, , 2000.
Kiernan, V. G. The Duel in European History Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1986.
Kline, Mary Jo, ed. Political Correspondence and Public Papers of Aaron Burr Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1983.
Knapp, Samuel Lorenzo. The Life of Aaron Burr New York : Wiley & Long, 1835.
Lodge, Henry Cabot. Alexander Hamilton. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1898.
Lomask, Milton. Aaron Burr New York: Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 1979-1982.
McDonald, Forrest. Alexander Hamilton: A Biography New York : WW. Norton & Co., 1979.
McGee, Dorothy Horton. Alexander Hamilton, New Yorker, 1755-1804. Albany, N.Y.: New York State, Bureau of Secondary Curriculum Department, 1957.
Melton, Buckner F. Aaron Burr: Conspiracy to Treason New York : John Wiley & Sons, 2002.
Merrill, Lindsay. “Pistols Shed Light on Famed Duel,” Smithsonian, Nov. 1971, 94-98.
Miller, John Chester. Alexander Hamilton: Portrait in Paradox New York : Harper & Row, 1959.
Mitchell, Broadus. Alexander Hamilton New York : Macmillan, 1957-1962.
Mitchell, Broadus. Alexander Hamilton: A Concise Biography. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976.
Parton, James. The Life and Times of Aaron Burr, Lieutenant-Colonel in the Army of the Revolution. New York : Mason Brothers, 1858.
Rogow, Arnold A. A Fatal Friendship: Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr New York : Hill and Wang, 1998.
Rorabaugh, W. J. “The Political Duel in the Early Republic,” Journal of the Early Republic, 15 (Spring 1995), 1-23.
Sabine, Lorenzo. Notes on Duels and Duelling. Boston: Crosby, Nichols, 1855.
Schachner, Nathan. Aaron Burr: A Biography New York : Frederick A. Stokes Co., 1937.
Schachner, Nathan. Alexander Hamilton New York : D. Appleton Century Co., 1946.
Seitz, Don C. Famous American Duels New York: Thomas Y. Crowell, 1929.
Sumner, William Graham. Alexander Hamilton New York: Dodd, Mead and Co., 1890.
Syrett, Harold Coffin, and Jean G. Cooke, editors Interview at Weehawken: the Burr-Hamilton Duel as Told in Original Documents. With introduction and conclusion by Willard M. Wallace Middletown, Conn.: Wesleyan University Press, 1960. Fifty-six original documents relating to the Burr-Hamilton duel are published in this book.
Todd, Charles Burr. The True Story of Aaron Burr: A Biographical Sketch New York: A. S. Barnes & Co., 1902.
Van Ness, William Peter. An Examination of the Various Charges Against Aaron Burr, Esq., Vice-President of the United States By Aristides Philadelphia: Printed for the author, 1803. Van Ness served as Burr’s second in the duel with Hamilton.
Vidal, Gore. Burr: A Novel New York: Random House, 1973.
Wandell, Samuel. Aaron Burr: A Biography Written in Large Part from Original and Hitherto Unused Material New York: G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 1925.
Wyatt-Brown, Bertram Southern Honor: Ethics and Behavior in the Old South. New York: Oxford University Press, 1982.