“The Listeners,” by de La Mare

This poem has always stuck in my mind because of the brilliant way de La Mare leaves the beginning of the story to the imagination. "The Listeners," by Walter de La Mare, 1912…

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The Reynolds Affair, Phase III (Hamilton 63c)

In which Callender accuses Hamilton of speculation, and Hamilton replies: June to August 1797. [NOTE: My latest thoughts on the Reynolds Affair are available in my hour-long talk “Alexander Hamilton and…

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The Reynolds Affair, Phase II (Hamilton 63b)

In which Reynolds accuses Hamilton of speculation: December 1792. [NOTE: My latest thoughts on the Reynolds Affair are available in my hour-long talk “Alexander Hamilton and the Reynolds Affair: A Three-Part…

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The Reynolds Affair, Phase I (Hamilton 63a)

In which Hamilton has a torrid affair, and pays a price.  [NOTE: My latest thoughts on the Reynolds Affair are available in my hour-long talk “Alexander Hamilton and the Reynolds…

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The Report on Manufactures, December 1791 (Hamilton 62)

Hamilton proposes to stimulate manufacturing in order to help make Americans prosperous. This post on Hamilton's Report on Manufactures (submitted to Congress on December 5, 1791) is the third of three posts…

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