Life Of Alexander Hamilton (volume 2); A History Of The Republic Of The United States Of America…

Paperback | January 8, 2012

byJohn Church Hamilton

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1879. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XXX. How most to advance those fortunes, and to place them on a solid basis, now engrossed Hamilton's thoughts. With the same satisfaction that is seen in the annunciation to his late companions in Washington's staff, of his election to Congress, he wrote to Gen. Greene, on the 12th of October, from Albany :-- "It is an age since I have either written to you, or received a line from you; yet I persuade myself you have not been the less convinced of my affectionate attachment, and warm participation in all those events which have given you that place in your country's esteem and approbation which I have known you to deserve, while your enemies and rivals were most active in sullying your reputation. "You will perhaps learn, before this reaches you, that I have been appointed a member of Congress. I expect to go to Philadelphia in the ensuing month, where I shall be happy to correspond with you with our ancient confidence; and I shall entreat you not to confine your obseivations to military subjects, but to take in the whole scope of national concerns. I am sure your ideas will be useful to me and to the public. "I feel the deepest affliction at the news we have just received of the loss of our dear and estimable friend Laurens. His career of virtue is at an end. How strangely are human affairs conducted, that so many excellent qualities could not survive a more happy fate! The world will feel the loss of a man who has left few like him behind, and America of a citizen whose heart realized that patriotism of which others only talk. I shall feel the loss of a friend I truly and most tenderly loved, and one of a very small number." Having in view an interest in some property in the West Indies, which he inherited from his mother, he adds,--" I take ...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text, images, or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1879. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XXX. How most to advance those fortunes, and to place them on a solid basis, now engrossed Hamilton's thoughts. With...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:180 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.38 inPublished:January 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217963102

ISBN - 13:9780217963107

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