Read the Actual Reynolds Pamphlet From Hamilton, Page by Original Page

Publisher: 
New York Magazine
Date: 
January 13, 2016
As Eliza Schuyler Hamilton begins to emerge into her own in the second act of Hamilton, she’s dealt a huge blow. Alexander Hamilton’s affair with Maria Reynolds, and his subsequent hush-hush payoffs to Maria’s husband James, have backfired, and rumors are beginning to circulate that Hamilton has been not only cheating on his wife but also illegally speculating with federal funds. In 1797, he took to the press himself, publishing an outraged 98 pages under the title Observations on Certain Documents Contained in No. V & VI of “The History of the United States for the Year 1796,” In Which the Charge of Speculation Against Alexander Hamilton, Late Secretary of the Treasury, is Fully Refuted. Or, as it's commonly known, the Reynolds Pamphlet. It was printed in Philadelphia, and in the window below, you can read it page by page, courtesy of the New-York Historical Society. Read more…
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