Alexander Hamilton at Auction
We're jumping on the Hamilton bandwagon and highlighting three historical documents related to the Founding-Father-turned-Broadway-star that will be among the incredible selection of Americana going to auction this week at Sotheby's New York.
One: A two-page printed Treasury Department circular dated July 20, 1792 and signed "A. Hamilton" (as first Secretary of the Treasury). The estimate is $4,000-7,000.
Two: Another printed Treasury Department circular, this one dated August 6, 1792, also signed "A. Hamilton." The estimate is $4,000-7,000.
Three: A disbound copy of Hamilton's 1797 pamphlet, Observations on Certain Documents..., reprinted in 1800 by his enemies because he confided marital infidelity in its pages. The estimate is $2,000-3,000.
For more highlights from this sale, check out the full press release.