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The life of Alexander Hamilton is certainly one of great complexity and controversy and, as a result, has been of great interest to the general public for centuries. In the past two hundred years, there have been many accounts of Hamilton’s life—mostly commenting on his political personality rather than his character, but none have touched upon the private life of the man quite like The Intimate Life of Alexander Hamilton. Drawn chiefly from collected original family letters and documents, some never published before this book’s initial publication in 1910, Hamilton’s grandson Allan McLane Hamilton presents a portrait of one of America’s chief founding fathers unlike any other, recounting the life of his grandfather with an unmatchable insider’s eye. The author intimately discusses his grandfather’s private affairs in great detail, dispelling many rumors about Hamilton’s personal life. The book presents an astounding portrait of the man and his character, revealing a softness and charisma unknown to the public at the time of its publication. From primary sources so close to Hamilton they could very well be called heirlooms, Hamilton’s private life and personality are described with a closeness only a member of his family could possibly provide. Return to this forgotten classic, and see what one of America’s most controversial historical figures was like behind closed doors in The Intimate Life of Alexander Hamilton.

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Genre: Biography & Autobiography
Author: Allan McLane Hamilton
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release: 2016-11-08
File: 520 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781944686413

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Author: Samuel Mosheim Smucker
Publisher:
Release: 1860
File: 408 Pages
ISBN-13: UIUC:30112047557522

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The #1 New York Times bestseller, and the inspiration for the hit Broadway musical Hamilton! Pulitzer Prize-winning author Ron Chernow presents a landmark biography of Alexander Hamilton, the Founding Father who galvanized, inspired, scandalized, and shaped the newborn nation. "Grand-scale biography at its best—thorough, insightful, consistently fair, and superbly written...A genuinely great book." —David McCullough “A robust full-length portrait, in my view the best ever written, of the most brilliant, charismatic and dangerous founder of them all." - Joseph Ellis Few figures in American history have been more hotly debated or more grossly misunderstood than Alexander Hamilton. Chernow’s biography gives Hamilton his due and sets the record straight, deftly illustrating that the political and economic greatness of today’s America is the result of Hamilton’s countless sacrifices to champion ideas that were often wildly disputed during his time. “To repudiate his legacy,” Chernow writes, “is, in many ways, to repudiate the modern world.” Chernow here recounts Hamilton’s turbulent life: an illegitimate, largely self-taught orphan from the Caribbean, he came out of nowhere to take America by storm, rising to become George Washington’s aide-de-camp in the Continental Army, coauthoring The Federalist Papers, founding the Bank of New York, leading the Federalist Party, and becoming the first Treasury Secretary of the United States.Historians have long told the story of America’s birth as the triumph of Jefferson’s democratic ideals over the aristocratic intentions of Hamilton. Chernow presents an entirely different man, whose legendary ambitions were motivated not merely by self-interest but by passionate patriotism and a stubborn will to build the foundations of American prosperity and power. His is a Hamilton far more human than we’ve encountered before—from his shame about his birth to his fiery aspirations, from his intimate relationships with childhood friends to his titanic feuds with Jefferson, Madison, Adams, Monroe, and Burr, and from his highly public affair with Maria Reynolds to his loving marriage to his loyal wife Eliza. And never before has there been a more vivid account of Hamilton’s famous and mysterious death in a duel with Aaron Burr in July of 1804. Chernow’s biography is not just a portrait of Hamilton, but the story of America’s birth seen through its most central figure. At a critical time to look back to our roots, Alexander Hamilton will remind readers of the purpose of our institutions and our heritage as Americans.

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Genre: Biography & Autobiography
Author: Ron Chernow
Publisher: Penguin
Release: 2005-03-29
File: 832 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781101200858

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Genre: United States
Author: John Church Hamilton
Publisher:
Release: 1879
File: Pages
ISBN-13: HARVARD:32044097910194

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Genre: Biography & Autobiography
Author: Jeff Wilser
Publisher: Three Rivers Press
Release: 2016-09-20
File: 336 Pages
ISBN-13: 9780451498106

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Genre: Founding Fathers of the United States
Author: John Torrey Morse
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Release: 1876
File: Pages
ISBN-13: UOM:39015027041816

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Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.

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Genre: Biography & Autobiography
Author: John C. Hamilton
Publisher: Pickard Press
Release: 2008-02
File: 624 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781408683996

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Classic Books Library presents this brand new edition of “The Federalist Papers”, a collection of separate essays and articles compiled in 1788 by Alexander Hamilton. Following the United States Declaration of Independence in 1776, the governing doctrines and policies of the States lacked cohesion. “The Federalist”, as it was previously known, was constructed by American statesman Alexander Hamilton, and was intended to catalyse the ratification of the United States Constitution. Hamilton recruited fellow statesmen James Madison Jr., and John Jay to write papers for the compendium, and the three are known as some of the Founding Fathers of the United States. Alexander Hamilton (c. 1755–1804) was an American lawyer, journalist and highly influential government official. He also served as a Senior Officer in the Army between 1799-1800 and founded the Federalist Party, the system that governed the nation’s finances. His contributions to the Constitution and leadership made a significant and lasting impact on the early development of the nation of the United States.

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Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Author: Alexander Hamilton
Publisher: Read Books Ltd
Release: 2018-08-20
File: 497 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781528785877

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Profiles the life of Alexander Hamilton, a founding father and the first Secretary of the Treasury.

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Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Author: Brenda Haugen
Publisher: Capstone
Release: 2006-08
File: 112 Pages
ISBN-13: 0756510732

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A biography of one of this nation's most controversial founders explores his character, personal life, and political career

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Genre: History
Author: Anthony Hecht
Publisher: Macmillan Publishing Company
Release: 1982
File: 464 Pages
ISBN-13: 0025501801

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