REQUIRED READING FOR ALL HAMILTON FANS!
The Hamilton Papers is the only complete resource for the historical documents referenced in the hit Broadway musical. 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 wive 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