Alexander Hamilton and the Creation of the United States

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Alexander Hamilton has been enjoying a renaissance. Indeed, Americans in the twenty-first century may admire Hamilton more than any generation since the founders themselves.

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Elizabeth Hamilton by Henry Inman, 1825 (New-York Historical Society)
Report of Hamilton’s funeral in the July 17, 1804 edition of the New-York Evenin
Coroner's Report, 1804 (New-York Historical Society)
Angelica Schuyler Church to Philip Schuyler, July 11, 1804 (Gilder Lehrman Colle
Hamilton’s draft of his farewell letter to his wife, July 4, 1804 (Library of Co
Letter to Harrison Gray Otis, December 23, 1800 (Gilder Lehrman Collection)
Hamilton on John Adams, 1800 (Gilder Lehrman Collection)
Hamilton and the Maria Reynolds Affair, 1797 (Gilder Lehrman Collection)
U.S. Currency (Coins from New-York Historical Society; Paper currency from the M
Treasury Department Circular, August 4, 1791 (Gilder Lehrman Collection)
U.S. Constitution [September 17, 1787] (Gilder Lehrman Collection)
Notes of a Speech by Alexander Hamilton at the Constitutional Convention, June 1
Alexander Hamilton by John Trumbull (New-York Historical Society)
African Free School Records, Vol. IV, 1816-1826 (New-York Historical Society)
New-York Manumission Society Minutes, February 4, 1785 (New-York Historical Soci
The American Rattle Snake, 1782 (New-York Historical Society)
U.S. Constitution [Draft, August 1787]  (Gilder Lehrman Collection)
'Patriae Pater' portrait of George Washington by Rembrandt Peale, c. 1852 (Gilde
Letter from Hamilton to François, the Marquis de Barbé-Marbois, 1780 (Gilder Leh
Letter from Hamilton to Elizabeth Schuyler, 1780 (Gilder Lehrman Collection)
Portrait of Hamilton in Uniform by an unidentified artist, based on a portrait b
Status Report on the Soldiers in Hamilton's New York Artillery Company, 1776 (Gi
Declaration of Independence, July 4, 1776, South Carolina printing,  c. August 1
Letter from Hamilton to Edward Stevens, 1769 (Library of Congress, Prints and Ph
Photograph of a miniature portrait of Hamilton by an unknown artist  Dated Janua
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