By Alexander Hamilton,Joanne Freeman
A brash immigrant who rose to turn into George Washington’s right-hand guy. A fierce partisan whose nationalist imaginative and prescient made him Thomas Jefferson’s sour rival. An untrue husband whose dedication to non-public honor introduced his existence to a sad early finish. the superb luck of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s musical Hamilton has stoked a rare resurgence of curiosity in Alexander Hamilton, the bright and divisive founder who profoundly formed the yankee republic. Now, Library of the US offers an unequalled portrait of Hamilton in his personal phrases, charting his meteoric upward thrust, his debatable tenure as treasury secretary, and his scandalous ultimate years, culminating in his notorious duel with Aaron Burr. chosen and brought by means of acclaimed historian Joanne B. Freeman, here's a reader’s version of Hamilton’s crucial public writings and personal letters, plus the correspondence among Burr and Hamilton that resulted in their duel and conflicting eyewitness bills in their deadly encounter.
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The Essential Hamilton: Letters & Other Writings by Alexander Hamilton,Joanne Freeman