Hamilton, Alexander


Hamilton, Alexander
(1757-1804)
   American statesman.
   Index: Dr Anxious to keep on good terms with Britain, 286; Talleyrand's opinion of, 287.
   Bib.: Hamilton, Life of Alexander Hamilton. For further biog., and bibliog. of works by and of him, see Cyc. Am. Biog. and Lit. Am. Hist.

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