A Biography of Alexander Hamilton (1755-1804)


Primary sources:

Cooke, Jacob E., ed.
The Reports of Alexander Hamilton, New York: Harper & Row, 1964.

Frisch, Morton J., ed.
Selected Writings and Speeches of Alexander Hamilton, Washington/London:
American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research, 1985.

Goebl, Julius, ed.
The Law Practice of Alexander Hamilton, Vols. I & II, New York: Columbia
University Press, 1964, 1969.

Syrett, Harold C., ed.
The Papers of Alexander Hamilton, Vols. 1-27, New York/London:
Columbia University Press

Secondary Sources

Cooke, Jacob E.
Alexander Hamilton, New York, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1982.

Elkins, Stanley & McKitrick, Eric
The Age of Federalism, New York/Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1993.

Frisch, Morton J.
Alexander Hamilton and the Political Order, Lanham/New York/London: University
Press of America, 1991.

Haakonssen, Knud, ed.
David Hume: Political Esays, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1994.

Hendrickson, Robert A.
Hamilton I: 1757-1789, Hamilton II: 1789-1804, New York: Mason/Charter, 1976.

Lomask, Milton
Aaron Burr: 1756-1805, New York Farrar/Straus/Giroux, 1979.

Miller, John C.
Alexander Hamilton: Portrait in Paradox, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1959.

Stourzh, Gerald,
Alexander Hamilton and the Idea of Republican Government, Stanford: Stanford
University Press, 1970.

Special thanks to Susan Canedy, financier extraordinaire, for her interesting and enlightening conversation. We'll never look at a ten dollar bill in quite the same way again.