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The Hamilton Papers
Historic Documents Referenced in the Broadway Musical
"If you liked Hamilton the musical, you absolutely need to read The Hamilton Papers"
Do you love everything about the broadway show Hamilton: An American Musical? Do you find yourself listening to the Hamilton cast album on repeat all day and night? Do you quote Lin-Manuel Miranda to random people you meet? If so, this book is for you!
The Hamilton Papers is the only complete resource for the historic documents from the hit Broadway musical. This amazing collection includes over 430 pages of Alexander Hamilton’s writing wrapped in a beautifully designed matte soft-touch book cover. Get lost in Hamilton’s elegant prose and go inside the mind of the man considered to be one of the greatest writers of his time. You’ll be amazed by Hamilton’s ability to convince people of his ideas using only his written words. A true Hamilton fan doesn’t know the whole story until they’ve read this book!
The Hamilton Papers was created to give fans of the show a behind-the-scenes look at history. Want to know what Hamilton wrote as a teenager that made his local community raise money to send him across an ocean to New York? What was so important about Hamilton’s extramarital affair that he risked his marriage and reputation by writing a public pamphlet about it? What exactly were Hamilton and Burr writing to each other in letters that lead to their famous duel? Order The Hamilton Papers now to find out!
The book includes the full versions of:
THE FEDERALIST PAPERS, essays written by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay. Referenced in the song "Non-Stop" in the musical
THE REYNOLDS PAMPHLET, written by Alexander Hamilton about his scandalous affair of 1791-1792. Referenced in the song "The Reynolds Pamphlet" in the musical
THE HURRICANE LETTER, written by Alexander Hamilton about the disastrous hurricane of August 1772 on St. Croix. This letter is how Alexander "wrote his way out" of poverty and is referenced in the songs "Alexander Hamilton" and "Hurricane" in the musical
THE FARMER REFUTED, written by Alexander Hamilton and referenced in the song "Farmer Refuted" in the musical
YOUR OBEDIENT SERVANT letters between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr that lead to the famous duel. Referenced in the song "Your Obedient Servant" in the musical
BEST OF WIVES AND BEST OF WOMEN letter from Alexander Hamilton to his wife Eliza, his final note to her before he was killed by Aaron Burr. Referenced in the song "Best of Wives and Best of Women" in the musical