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By Alexander Hamilton,Joanne Freeman

America's such a lot arguable founder—in his personal words

A brash immigrant who rose to develop 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 private honor introduced his existence to a sad early finish. the superb good fortune of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s musical Hamilton has stoked a rare resurgence of curiosity in Alexander Hamilton, the intense and divisive founder who profoundly formed the yankee republic. Now, Library of the United States provides an unequalled portrait of Hamilton in his personal phrases, charting his meteoric upward push, his debatable tenure as treasury secretary, and his scandalous ultimate years, culminating in his notorious duel with Aaron Burr. chosen and brought through 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 money owed in their deadly encounter.

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