May 2016 | Rebecca Rego Barry

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We're jumping on the Hamilton bandwagon and highlighting three historical documents related to the Founding-Father-turned-Broadway-star that will be among the incredible selection of Americana going to auction this week at Sotheby's New York.

Screen Shot 2016-05-22 at 9.59.29 PM.pngOne: 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.

Screen Shot 2016-05-22 at 9.51.41 PM.pngTwo: Another printed Treasury Department circular, this one dated August 6, 1792, also signed "A. Hamilton." The estimate is $4,000-7,000.

Screen Shot 2016-05-22 at 9.58.38 PM.pngThree: 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.