Alexander Hamilton: A Brief Biography References

These are the references for Alexander Hamilton: A Brief Biography, by Dianne L. Durante. This biography is a stand-alone, 92-page work that includes cross-references to all the topics covered in the two volumes of Alexander Hamilton: A Friend to America. For more on the Hamilton triple-decker (including a 40% discount offer), see this post.

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Page 2 About the author http://diannedurantewriter.com/about/

Page 2 Amazon Author Page for Dianne L. Durante https://www.amazon.com/Dianne-L.-Durante/e/B001JS9VDO/ref=ntt_dp_epwbk_0

Chapter 1, Introduction: History Geek Meets Fangirl

Page 5 Founders Online https://founders.archives.gov/

Page 5 Library of America edition of Hamilton’s writings http://amzn.to/2iUmItS

Page 5 Ron Chernow’s Alexander Hamilton, 2004 http://amzn.to/2iUD4m6

Page 5 Michael E. Newton’s Alexander Hamilton: The Formative Years, 2015 http://amzn.to/2BpzGal

Page 5 Alexander Hamilton Awareness Society http://the-aha-society.com/

Page 6  soundtrack to Hamilton: An American Musical http://amzn.to/2Bqqpiv

Page 7: upcoming public tours and how to arrange a private tour http://diannedurantewriter.com/tours/alexander-hamilton-words-images-nyc-tour-by-dianne-l-durante/

Chapter 2: Hamilton’s Early Life, 1757-1786

Page 9: Michael E. Newton’s Alexander Hamilton: The Formative Years http://amzn.to/2BpzGal

Page 10: To Edward Stevens, 11/11/1769: more here http://founders.archives.gov/documents/Hamilton/01-01-02-0002

Page 11: The “Hurricane Letter,” 9/6/1772: more here http://founders.archives.gov/documents/Hamilton/01-01-02-0042

Page 12 Seabury, Free Thoughts https://archive.org/details/cihm_20488

Pages  12, 14, 15: Vindication: more here http://founders.archives.gov/documents/Hamilton/01-01-02-0054

Page 15 To John Jay, 11/26/1775: more here http://founders.archives.gov/documents/Hamilton/01-01-02-0060

Page 17 Continentalist no. 1 http://founders.archives.gov/documents/Hamilton/01-02-02-1179

Page 21 Lee testified at his court martial https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=loc.ark:/13960/t73t9z740;view=1up;seq=11

Page 21 to Elizabeth Schuyler 9/1780: more here http://founders.archives.gov/documents/Hamilton/01-02-02-0843

Page 23 To Richard Kidder Meade, 8/27/1782: more here http://founders.archives.gov/documents/Hamilton/01-03-02-0064

Page 25 Kent on Hamilton  https://books.google.com/books?id=XSPAAtr1y04C&pg=PA305&lpg=PA305&dq=kent+prompt,+ardent,+energetic,+and+overflowing+with+an+exuberance&source=bl&ots=H8-vSnPmRz&sig=_KSLeUEONTjxN3Ty4P44bOqDSCc&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwi-tqOU6aXQAhXM4SYKHXN7BxsQ6AEIIDAB#v=onepage&q&f=false

Page 26 population had dropped by half https://books.google.com/books?id=2OR2yeASrfIC&pg=PA15&lpg=PA15&dq=new+york+city+population+1776+and+1783&source=bl&ots=HosuvcIeRK&sig=XSHtNDwxsk8DfyP6w2dVjrWM7e4&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjQtM-2gcfQAhVo6IMKHZMPDLgQ6AEIITAB#v=onepage&q=new%20york%20city%20population%201776%20and%201783&f=false

Page 27 Horton, “Alexander Hamilton: Slavery and Race in a Revolutionary Generation”

http://www.alexanderhamiltonexhibition.org/about/Horton%20-%20Hamiltsvery_Race.pdf

Chapter 3: Constitutional Convention and Federalist Papers, 1787-1788

Page 29 The Continentalist 1, 7/12/1781: more here http://founders.archives.gov/documents/Hamilton/01-02-02-1179

Page 31 Federalist 11, 11/24/1787: more here http://founders.archives.gov/documents/Hamilton/01-04-02-0163

Page 32 Federalist 22, 12/14/1787: more here http://founders.archives.gov/documents/Hamilton/01-04-02-0179

Page 32 Federalist 84, 5/28/1788: more here http://founders.archives.gov/documents/Hamilton/01-04-02-0247

Pages 33, 34 Both excerpts: First speech of 6/21/1788, more here https://founders.archives.gov/documents/Hamilton/01-05-02-0012-0011

Chapter 4: Secretary of the Treasury, 1789-1795

Pages  41, 43 First Report on Public Credit http://founders.archives.gov/documents/Hamilton/01-06-02-0076-0002-0001

Page  45 Report on a National Bank http://founders.archives.gov/documents/Hamilton/01-07-02-0229-0003

Page 46 Opinion on the Constitutionality of a National Bank http://founders.archives.gov/documents/Hamilton/01-08-02-0060-0003

Page 47 Report on the Establishment of a Mint https://founders.archives.gov/documents/Hamilton/01-07-02-0334-0004 

Page 47 Report on a National Bank: more here http://founders.archives.gov/documents/Hamilton/01-07-02-0229-0003

Page 48 Report on Manufactures http://founders.archives.gov/documents/Hamilton/01-10-02-0001-0007

Page 48 stimulus for Congress’s request to Hamilton for a report on manufacturing (Quoted here)

https://founders.archives.gov/documents/Hamilton/01-10-02-0001-0001

Pages 48, 49 Report on Manufactures: more here https://founders.archives.gov/documents/Hamilton/01-10-02-0001-0007

Page 49 building infrastructure such as roads and canals (here, section IV.J) http://diannedurantewriter.com/archives/2468  (Hamilton: A Friend to America, Chapter 60)

Page 50 Report on Manufactures http://founders.archives.gov/documents/Hamilton/01-10-02-0001-0007

Page 50 Douglas A. Irwin, “The Aftermath of Hamilton’s ‘Report on Manufactures,’ National Bureau of Economic Research, 2003 http://www.nber.org/papers/w9943.pdf

Page 51 Federalist 23 (12/18/1787): more here http://avalon.law.yale.edu/18th_century/fed23.asp

Pages 51, 52 Report on Manufactures: more here https://founders.archives.gov/documents/Hamilton/01-10-02-0001-0007

Page 54 To the Marquis de Lafayette, 10/6/1789: more here http://founders.archives.gov/documents/Hamilton/01-05-02-0202

Page 55 Jefferson to William Short, 1/3/1793: more here http://founders.archives.gov/documents/Jefferson/01-25-02-0016

Page 56 To Edward Carrington, 5/26/1792: more here http://founders.archives.gov/documents/Hamilton/01-11-02-0349

Page 56 To Washington, April 1794: more here http://founders.archives.gov/documents/Hamilton/01-16-02-0208-0002

Page 57 To Madison 11/18/1788 http://founders.archives.gov/documents/Madison/01-11-02-0257

Page 58 Fleming’s eye-opening The Great Divide: The Conflict Between Washington and Jefferson That Defined a Nation http://amzn.to/2zuVMH8

Page 59 Washington 2/2/1795: more here http://founders.archives.gov/documents/Hamilton/01-18-02-0148

Chapter 5: Later Life, 1795-1804

Page 60 Washington’s seventh annual message to Congress http://gwpapers.virginia.edu/documents/washingtons-seventh-annual-message-to-congress/

Page 60 Washington’s Farewell Address http://avalon.law.yale.edu/18th_century/washing.asp

Page 61 Gallatin to Jefferson, quoted in Chernow, p. 647 http://amzn.to/2iUD4m6

Page 62 Washington to Adams: more here https://books.google.com/books?id=8XIBAAAAMAAJ&pg=PA360&lpg=PA360&dq=That+he+is+ambitious+I+readily+grant,+but+it+is+of+that+laudable&source=bl&ots=_AQUtHs1CI&sig=zvDyQzOFnRrXPZLooc9vkSVLcnI&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiMjOqOrKTQAhVFySYKHUVoDKQQ6AEIIjAB#v=onepage&q&f=false

Page 63 To John Jay 5/7/1800: more here http://founders.archives.gov/documents/Hamilton/01-24-02-0378

Page 64 To Theodore Sedgwick, 5/10/1800: more here http://founders.archives.gov/documents/Hamilton/01-24-02-0387

Page 65 To John Rutledge, Jr., 1/4/1801, enclosure: more here http://founders.archives.gov/documents/Hamilton/01-25-02-0156-0002

Page 66 Croswell case: more here http://press-pubs.uchicago.edu/founders/documents/amendI_speechs28.html

Page 67 Freeman’s Affairs of Honor: National Politics in the New Republic http://amzn.to/2AafY4j

Page 67  7/10/1804; more here http://founders.archives.gov/documents/Hamilton/01-26-02-0001-0241

Chapter 6: Conclusion

Page 72 Richard Sylla summed it up nicely in 1998 http://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=1952

Chapter 7: Sculptures of Hamilton in Manhattan

Page 74 Margot Gayle and Michele Cohen, The Art Commission and Municipal Society Guide to Manhattan’s Outdoor Sculpture (Prentice Hall, 1988) http://amzn.to/2AejOHv

Page 74 Smithsonian Institution Research Information System’s Inventory of American Sculpture https://siris-artinventories.si.edu/ipac20/ipac.jsp?profile=ariall

Page 74 D.M. Reynolds, Monuments and Masterpieces (Thames & Hudson, 1988) http://amzn.to/2Aa5rXk

Page 74 Dianne L. Durante, Outdoor Monuments of Manhattan: A Historical Guide (New York University Press, 2007) http://amzn.to/2AbnY59

Page 75 A model of this sculpture http://collections.mcny.org/C.aspx?VP3=SearchResult&VBID=24UAYWE4EDMUT&SMLS=1&RW=1031&RH=526

Page 77 Ceracchi bust of Hamilton https://www.treasury.gov/about/history/collections/Pages/Treasury%27s-Hamilton-Bust.aspx

Page 77 copy of bust at the New-York Historical Society http://www.nyhistory.org/exhibit/alexander-hamilton-1757-1804-8

Page 77 Depew in the New York Times, 11/20/1880: more here http://query.nytimes.com/mem/archive-free/pdf?res=9B00E1DF123FEE3ABC4851DFB767838B699FDE

Page 77 Museum of American Finance http://www.moaf.org/index