Saturday, January 11, 2020

Remembering …

… Happy Birthday, Alexander Hamilton | The Sheila Variations.

On this day, in 1755, Alexander Hamilton was born in the British West Indies. He was illegitimate (as John Adams sneered: “the bastard brat of a Scotch pedlar”). His illegitimacy was a stain on his birth he strove to wipe away for the rest of his short life.

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