Alexander hamilton january 11 1755 or 1757 july 12 1804 was an american statesman politician legal scholar military commander lawyer banker and economist. The formative years 529 note 131.
While alexander hamilton had serious doubts about many aspects of the constitution once he put his signature to the document he threw himself whole heartedly into the battle for ratification.
Alexander hamilton signature. Constitution as well as the founder of the nation s financial system the federalist party the united states. Depending on the purpose of the letter his handwriting and signature have different characteristics. Alexander hamilton addressed to william jackson but sent to james mchenry august 26 1800 in the papers of alexander hamilton 25 89.
Hamilton of course did succeed in getting congressional support for his financial system thanks to the deal he made with thomas jefferson and james madison in the compromise of 1790. The letter was likely written by a clerk hamilton was a busy guy but it does bear his signature just below the closing your obed. Alexander hamilton born january 11 1755 57 nevis british west indies died july 12 1804 new york new york u s new york delegate to the constitutional convention 1787 major author of the federalist papers and first secretary of the treasury of the united states 1789 95 who was the foremost champion of a strong central.
James hamilton to alexander hamilton june 12 1793 in the papers of alexander hamilton 14 536 537. He was one of the founding fathers of the united states he was an influential interpreter and promoter of the u s. Atherton the conqueror 544.
Alexander hamilton autograph letter signed a. Datelined philadelphia 4 april 1793 and addressed to benjamin walker a customs officer in the port of new york letter reads in part forward the enclosed with as much expedition and certainty as you can i don t mean that an express should be employed and say nothing about it. Constitution convention 1787 and served as president george washington s secretary of the treasury from 1789 1795.
Along with james madison and john jay he wrote the eighty five essays arguing for ratification that have become known as the federalist papers. His personal correspondence has a distinctive slant to the right with a hurried look to the letters themselves. Alexander hamilton 1757 1804 an aide and sometime field commander for george washington during the american revolutionary war was a delegate to the continental congress from new york 1782 1783 and 1788 a delegate to the u s.
Hamilton as secretary of the treasury. Alexander hamilton s autograph is increasingly in demand and therefore more scarce on the market. Alexander hamilton january 11 1755 july 12 1804 was a statesman a political theorist and an economist he was one of the founding fathers of the united states hamilton was the united states first secretary of the treasury he was known for the creation of a national bank born on the island of nevis in the caribbean hamilton moved to new york.