A happy 257ish birthday to my favorite historical babe
(via jeanjehanprouvaire)Source: publius-esquire
“I send an apple, a native of our woods. I have never seen Hughes’ Crab, from which the fine Virginia Cyder is produced, but from description I believe this to be the same Fruit; be so good as to shew it to his Excellency &…
Everytime I hear “the Boxer” by Simon and Garfunkel I think of Hamilton. The reasoning makes little since, only that he came from nothing to New York City and honestly I keep remembering this thing from a book that mentioned there were prostitutes hanging around Kings College, and that’s a horrible reason, and only a small part of it. Other things make sense to me, but I can’t explain them and then it doesn’t make sense at all. DOES THIS MAKE SENSE TO ANYONE ELSE?!
Renee, that design (that hair) I had to sketch him.
Aaron’s attempt to introduce Andrew did not go well. Alexander, don’t provoke him, he’s bigger than you.
AHHHHHHH PUBBY YES OH MY GOD THIS IS PERFECT
AHHHHH! I FEEL LIKE I’VE BEEN WAITING FOR THIS MY WHOLE LIFE. THIS IS SO PERFECT. Actually I have been waiting for something in which Alex and Andrew dicuss (debate/argue/fight/duel/etc.) about the bank for like the past year.
(via emir-dynamite)Source: aaronburrssexdungeon
So what is this “Rediscovering Alexander Hamilton” that’s on PBS tonight? Is it new? Has anyone seen it? Is it good?
Something I’ve noticed from multiple biographers of Hamilton is a weird emphasis on the fact that he never wrote much about his mother (as opposed to his father) being some indication that he secretly harbored a grudge against her. While his mother’s two failed marriages…