HAMILTON, Alexander, 1757-1804

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Extended Bibliography

Abercrombie, James. A Sermon, Occasioned by the death of Major Gen. Alexander Hamilton, who was killed by Aaron Burr, Esq., Vice President of the United States, in a duel, July 11, 1804. Philadelphia, PA: H. Maxwell, 1804.

Alexander, Holmes Moss. To Covet Honor: A Biography of Alexander Hamilton. Belmont, Mass.: Western Islands, 1977.

Aly, Bower. The Rhetoric of Alexander Hamilton. 1941. Reprint, New York: Russell & Russell, 1965.

Atherton, Gertrude Franklin Horn. The Conqueror; A Dramatized Biography of Alexander Hamilton. New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1916.

Bailey, Ralph Edward. An American Colossus; The Singular Career of Alexander Hamilton. Illustrated from photographs. Boston: Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Co., 1933.

Baldwin, Joseph G. (Joseph Glover). Party Leaders; Sketches of Thomas Jefferson, Alex’r Hamilton, Andrew Jackson, Henry Clay, John Randolph, of Roanoke, Including Notices of Many Other Distinguished American Statesmen. 1855. Reprint, Freeport, N.Y.: Books for Libraries Press, 1972.

Bartram, F. S. Retrographs: Comprisiong a history of New York City prior to the Revolution; Biographies of George Washington, Alexander Hamilton, Nathan Hale; Sketches of John Andre and Beverly Robinson; Schemes of Aaron Burr, Benedict Arnold. New York: Yale Publishing Company, 1888.

Bernstein, Leonard H. “Alexander Hamilton and Political Factions in New York to 1787,” Ph. D. diss., New York University, 1970.

Boutell, Lewis Henry. Alexander Hamilton, The Constructive Statesman. Chicago, S. Thompson, & Co., 1890.

Bowers, Claude G. Jefferson and Hamilton; The Struggle for Democracy in America. 1925. Reprint edition, St. Clair Shores, MI: Scholarly Press, 1972.

Boyd, Julian P. Number 7, Alexander Hamilton’s Secret Attempts to Control American Foreign Policy, with supporting documents. Princeton, N. J.: Princeton University Press, 1964.

Bramble, Max Edward. “Alexander Hamilton and Nineteenth-Century American Historians: A Study of Selected Interpretations of Hamilton,” Ph. D. diss., Michigan State University, 1968.

Brice, Charles S. “Alexander Hamilton: Building the Nation,” M. A. Thesis, University of Texas at El Paso, 1950.

Brookhiser, Richard. Alexander Hamilton, American. Thorndike, Maine: Thorndike Press, 1999.

Brown, Stuart Gerry. Alexander Hamilton. New York: Washington Square Press, 1967.

Burr, Samuel Engle. The Burr-Hamilton Duel & Related Matters; A Statement. Aledo, Tex.: Burr Publications, 1971.

Burton, Alma H. Four American Patriots, Patrick Henry, Alexander Hamilton, Andrew Jackson, Ulysses S. Grant; A Book for Young Americans. New York & Chicago: Werner Schoolbook Co., 1898.

Caldwell, Lynton K. The Administrative Theories of Hamilton & Jefferson: Their Contribution to Thought on Public Administration. 1944. Reprint edition, New York: Holmes & Meier, 1988.

Cantor, Milton. Hamilton. Englewod Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, 1971.

Chan, Michael D. “The Sinews of Liberty and Virtue: Aristotle and Hamilton on Political Economy and Statesmanship,” Ph. D. diss., Claremont Graduate University, 2003.

___. Aristotle and Hamilton on Commerce and Statesmanship. Columbia, MO: University of Missouri Press, 2006.

Chernow, Ron. Alexander Hamilton. New York: Penguin Press, 2004.

Chidsey, Donald Barr. Mr. Hamilton and Mr. Jefferson. Nashville: T. Nelson, [1975].

Clemens, Jeremiah. The Rivals; A Tale of the Times of Aaron Burr and Alexander Hamilton. Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott & Co., 1860.

Coleman, William. A Collection of the Facts and Documents, Relative to the Death of Major-General Alexander Hamilton, With Comments; Together with the Various Orations, Sermons, and Eulogies, that have been published or written on his life and character...by the editor of the Evening Post. 1804. Reprint edition, Freeport, NY: Books for Libraries Press, 1969.

Cooke, Jacob Ernest. Alexander Hamilton. 1967. Reprint edition, New York: Scribner’s, 1982.

Conant, Charles A. Alexander Hamilton. Boston & New York: Houghton, Mifflin, and Co., 1901.

Crosby, Richard Wheeler. “Alexander Hamilton’s Political Principles: Natural Rights, Democracy, and the Good Regime,” Ph. D. diss., Cornell University, 1970.

Crouse, Anna Erskine, and Russel Crouse. Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr: Their Lives, Their Times, Their Duel. Illustrated by Walter Buehr. New York: Random House, [1958].

Culbertson, William Smith. Alexander Hamilton; An Essay. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1911.

Daniels, Jonathan. Ordeal of Ambition: Jefferson, Hamilton, Burr. Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1970.

Ellis, Edward S. Alexander Hamilton: A Character Sketch...with Anecdotes, Characteristics, and Chronology. Chicago, IL: The University Assocation, 1898.

Emery, Noemie. Alexander Hamilton: An Intimate Portrait. New York: Putnam, 1982.

Emery, Scott Russell. “The American Presidential Election of 1800: The Intrigues of Alexander Hamilton,” M. A. Thesis, California State University, Fullerton, 2004.

Flaumenhaft, Harvey. “The Administrative Republic of Alexander Hamilton,” Ph. D. diss., University of Chicago, 1980.

___. The Effective Republic: Administration and Constitution in the Thought of Alexander Hamilton. Durham: Duke University Press, 1992.

Fleming, Thomas J. Duel: Alexander Hamilton, Aaron Burr, and the Future of America. New York: Basic Books, 1999.

Flexner, James Thomas. The Young Hamilton: A Biography. 1978. Reprint, New York: Fordham University Press, 1997.

Ford, Henry Jones. Alexander Hamilton. New York: C. Scribner’s Sons, 1920.

Granrud, John E. (John Evenson). Five Years of Alexander Hamilton’s Public Life, 1786-1791. N.p., 1894.

Green, Richard Todd. “Oracle at Weehawken: Alexander Hamilton and Development of the Administrative State,” Ph. D. diss., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1987.

Hacker, Louis Morton. Alexander Hamilton in the American Tradition. 1957. Reprint, Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1975.

Hale, Mary Ann. “John Adams and Alexander Hamilton: A Clash of Styles,” M. A. Thesis, University of Missouri-Kansas City, 2003.

Hall, Margaret E. (Margaret Esther). Alexander Hamilton Reader; A Compilation of Materials By, and Commenting on, Hamilton. New York: Oceana Publications, 1957.

Hamilton, Alexander. Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson: Representative Selections, with Introduction, Bibliography, and Notes by Frederick C. Prescott. New York & Cincinnati, OH: American Book Co., 1934.

___. Alexander Hamilton: Selections Representing His Life, His Thought, and His Style. New York: Liberal Arts, 1957.

___. Alexander Hamiltion’s Pay Book. Edited by E. P. Panagopoulos. Detroit, MI: Wayne State University Press, 1961.

___. The Basic Ideas of Alexander Hamilton. New York: Pocket Books, 1956.

___. Citizen Hamilton: The Wit and Wisdom of an American Founder. Edited by Donald R. Hickey and Connie D. Clark. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2006.

___. Documents Relating to American Economic History: Selections from the Official Reports. Arranged by Felix Flügel. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1929.

___. A Few of Hamilton’s Letters, Including His Description of the Great West Indian Hurricane of 1772. Edited by Gertrude Atherton. New York: MacMillan, 1903.

___. The Federalist: A Collection of Essays, Written in Favour of the New Constitution, As Agreed Upon by the Federal Convention, September 17, 1787. 1788. Reprint, special ed. leaf book. Union, J.J.: Lawbook Exchange; Mansfield Centre, Conn.: Martino Pub., 2001.

___. Federalist. A Commentary on the Constitution of the United States. A Collection of Essays, by Alexander Hamilton, Jay, and Madison. Also the Continentalist and other papers, by Hamilton. 1864. Reprint, edited, with an introduction, by Robert Scisliano, 2000.

___. Hamiltonian Principles: Extracts from the Writings of Alexander Hamilton. Selected and Edited by James Truslow Adams. Boston: Little, Brown, 1928.

___. Industrial and Commercial Correspondence of Alexander Hamilton Anticipating His Report on Manufactures. Edited by Arthur Harrison Cole. With a Preface by Edwin F. Gay. 1928. Reprint edition, New York: A. M. Kelley, 1968.

___. The Official and Other Papers of the late Major-General Alexander Hamilton. New York & London: Wiley & Putnam, 1842.

___. The Mind of Alexander Hamilton. Arranged and with an introduction by Saul K. Padover. New York: Harper, 1958.

___. The Papers of Alexander Hamilton. 26 vols. Edited by Harold C. Syrrett and Jacob E. Cooke. New York: Columbia University Press, 1961-1987.

___. Papers on Public Credit, Commerce and Finance, by Alexander Hamilton. Edited by Samuel McKee, Jr...with a Foreword by Elihu Root. 1934. Reprint edition, New York: Liberal Arts Press, 1957.

___. The Political Reformer. Philadelphia: Printed for the author, by W. W. Woodward, 1797.

___. Practical Proceedings in the Supreme Court of the State of New York: Hamilton’s Practice Manual. New York: New York Law Journal, 2004.

___. Propositions of Colonel Hamilton, of New-York, in the Convention for Establishing a Constitutional Government for the United States. Pittsfield, MA: Printed by P. Allen, 1802.

___. The Revolutionary Writings of Alexander Hamilton. Edited and with an introduction by Richard B. Vernier; with a Foreword by Joyce O. Appleby. Indianapolis, IN: Liberty Fund, 2008.

___. Report of the Secretary of the Treasury on the Subject of a Mint. Philadelphia, PA: W. Young, 1791.

___. Selected Writings and Speeches of Alexander Hamilton. Morton J. Frisch, editor. Washington, D. C.: American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research, 1985.

___. The Works of Alexander Hamilton, Comprising His Most Important Official Reports; An Improved Edition of the Federalist, on the new Constitution, written in 1788; and Pacificus, on the Proclamation of Neutrality, written in 1793. Three Volumes. New York: Williams and Whiting, 1810.

___. The Works of Alexander Hamilton: Comprising His Correspondence, and His Political and Official Writings, Exclusive of the Federalist, Civil and Military. Seven Volumes. New York: J. F. Trow, 1850-51.

___. The Works of Alexander Hamilton: Comprising His Correspondence, and His Political and Official Writings, Exclusive of the Federalist, Civil and Military. Four Volumes. New York: C. S. Francis & Co., 1851.

___. The Works of Alexander Hamilton. Nine Volumes. New York & London: G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 1885-86.

___. The Works of Alexander Hamilton. Twelve Volumes. New York & London, G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 1904.

___. Writings. New York: Library of America: Distributed to the trade in the United States by Penguin Putnam, 2001.

Hamilton, Alexander, and Arthur Harrison Cole. Industrial and Commercial Correspondence of Alexander Hamilton Anticipating His Report on Manufactures. With a preface by Edwin F. Gay. New York: A. M. Kelley, 1968.

Hamilton, Alexander, and Henry Cabot Lodge, ed. The Works of Alexander Hamilton. New York: Haskell House Publishers, 1971.

Hamilton, Alexander, James Madison, and John Jay (writing as Publius). The Federalist. With The Letters of Brutus/ [both works] edited by Terence Ball. Cambridge, U.K.; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2003.

Hamilton, Alexander, James Madison, John Jay, and Bob Blaiddell, ed. Selected Federalist Papers. Mineola, N.Y.: Dover Publications, 2001.

Hamilton, Alexander, James Madison, John Jay, and Clinton Rossiter, ed. The Federalist Papers. With a new introduction and annotations by Charles R. Resler. New York: Mentor, 1999.

Hamilton, Alexander, James Madison, John Jay, and Henry Steele Commager, ed. Selections from the Federalist: A Commentary on the Constitution of the United States. Arlington Heights, Ill.: Harlan Davidson, 1985], 1949.

Hamilton, Alexander, James Madison, John Jay, Robert Scigliano, ed. The Federalist: A Commentary on the Constitution of the United States. Modern Library ed. New York: Modern Library, 2000.

Hamilton, Alexander, and Julius Goebel, Jr., ed. The Law Practice of Alexander Hamilton; Documents and Commentary. Associate editors: Francis K. Decker, Jr. [and others]. New York: Published under the auspices of the William Nelson Cromwell Foundation by Columbia University Press, 1964-1981.

Hamilton, Alexander, and Mary-Jo Kline, ed. Alexander Hamilton; A Biography In His Own Words. With an introduction by Harold C. Syrett. Joan Paterson Kerr, picture editor. New York: Newsweek; distributed by Harper & Row, 1973.

Hamilton, Alexander, and Morton J. Frisch, eds. Selected Writings and Speeches of Alexander Hamilton. Washington: American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research, 1985.

Hamilton, Alexander, and Quentin P. Taylor, ed. The Essential Federalist: A New Reading of the Federalist Papers. Madison, Wis.: Madison House, 1998.

Hamilton, Alexander, and Richard B. Morris, ed. Alexander Hamilton and the Founding of the Nation. 1957. Reprint, New York: Harper & Row, 1969.

Hamilton, John C. The Life of Alexander Hamilton. By His Son John C. Hamilton. New York: Halsted & Voorhees, 1834.

Harnett, Robert C. “The National Statesmanship of Alexander Hamilton,” Ph. D. diss., Fordham University, 1946.

Harper, John Lamberton. American Machiavelli: Alexander Hamilton and the Origins of U.S. Foreign Policy. Cambridge, UK; New York: Cambridge University Press, 2004.

Hecht, Marie B. Odd Destiny, The Life of Alexander Hamilton. New York: Macmillan, 1982.

Hendrickson, Robert A. Hamilton. New York: Mason/Charter, 1976.

___. The Rise and Fall of Alexander Hamilton. 1981. Reprint, New York: Dodd, Mead, 1985.

Hicks, Howard H. Alexander Hamilton. New York: Macmillan, 1928.

Johnson, Helene Vivan. “Alexander Hamilton and the British Orientation of American Foreign Policy, 1783-1803,” Ph. D. diss., University of Southern California, 1963.

Kaplan, Lawrence S. Alexander Hamilton: Ambivalent Anglophile. Wilmington, Del.: SR Books, 2002.

Kennedy, Roger G. Burr, Hamilton, and Jefferson: A Study in Character. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2000.

Kerns, Gerald Eugene. “The Hamiltonian Constitution: An Analysis of the Interpretation Given to Various Provisions of the United States Constitution by Alexander Hamilton,” Ph. D. diss., Indiana University, 1969.

Konefsky, Samuel Joseph. John Marshall and Alexander Hamilton, Architects of the American Constitution. New York: Macmillan, 1964.

Launitz-Schurer, Leopold S. “Alexander Hamiltion, Delegate to Congress,” M. A. Thesis, McGill University (Canada), 1966.

Lodge, Henry Cabot. Alexander Hamilton. 1898. Reprint, introduction by Mary-Jo Kline. Broomall, PA: Chelsea House, 1997.

Looze, Helene Johnson. Alexander Hamilton and the British Orientation of American Foreign Policy, 1783-1803. The Hague: Mouton, 1969.

Lycan, Gilbert L. Alexander Hamilton & American Foreign Policy; A Design for Greatness. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1970.

McDonald, Forrest. Alexander Hamilton: A Biography. New York: Norton, 1979.

McDonald, John. A Sermon on the Premature and Lamented Death of General Alexander Hamilton. Albany: John Barber, 1804.

Mell, Wayne Allan. “James Wilson, Alexander Hamilton, William Blackstone: Organic Principles of Constitutional Liberty,” Ph. D. diss., University of Oregon, 1976.

Miller, John Chester. Alexander Hamilton and the Growth of the New Nation. With a new introduction by A. Owen Aldridge. 1959. Reprint, New Brunswick, N.J.: Transaction Publishers, 2003.

Mitchell, Broadus. Alexander Hamilton. New York: Macmillan, 1957-62.

___. Alexander Hamilton: A Concise Biography. New York: Oxford University Press, 1976.

___. Alexander Hamilton: The Revolutionary Years. New York: Crowell, 1970.

___. Heritage from Hamilton. New York: Columbia University Press, 1957.

Morris, Richard B. Witnesses at the Creation: Hamilton, Madison, Jay, and the Constitution. New York: New American Library, 1985.

Morse, John Torrey. The Life of Alexander Hamilton. Boston: Little, Brown, and Co., 1876.

Mulford, Roland Jessup. “The Political Theories of Alexander Hamilton,” Ph. D. diss., Johns Hopkins University, 1903.

Murray, Joseph A. Alexander Hamilton: America’s Forgotten Founder. New York: Algora Publishers, 2007.

Nelson, John Robert, Jr., “Hamilton and Gallatin: Political Economy and Policy-making in the New Nation,” Ph. D. diss., Northern Illinois University, 1979.

Nelson, William. Alexander Hamilton in New Jersey: An Address Before the Washington Association of New Jersey, at Morristown, on February 22, 1897. Morristown, N.J.: Chronicle Print, 1897.

Nicolay, Helen. The Boys’ Life of Alexander Hamilton. New York, London: The Century Co., 1927.

Oliver, Frederick Scott. Alexander Hamilton, An Essay on American Union. 1907. Reprint, New York: G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 1920.

Otenasek, Mildred. Alexander Hamilton’s Financial Policies. New York: Arno Press, 1977.

Otis, Harrison Gray. Eulogy on General Alexander Hamilton. New York: Isaac Collins and Son, 1804.

Pancake, John S. Thomas Jefferson & Alexander Hamilton. Woodbury, N.Y.: Barron’s Educational Series, [1974].

Particulars of the late duel, fought at Hoboken, July 11, between Aaron Burr and Alexander Hamilton, esqurs. New York: A. Forman, 1804.

Pepoon, Philip Wendell. “The Political Theories of Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton,” M. A. Thesis, University of Wyoming, 1926.

Pilgrim, Wilma Jean. “A Defense of the Constitution: Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and Publius,” A. M. Thesis, University of Chicago, 1963.

Quaid, James Joseph Jr., “Leadership and Power in Burr, Hamilton, and Jefferson: Implications for Educational Leadership,” Ph. D. diss., Loyola University of Chicago, 2000.

Randall, Willard Sterne. Alexander Hamilton: A Life. New York: HarperCollins, 2003.

Rennie, Malcolm Fraser. “Alexander Hamiltion and the Theory of One Revolution, 1774-1787,” M. A. Thesis, University of Calgary (Canada), 1980.

Renwick, Henry B. (Henry Brevoort). Lives of John Jay and Alexander Hamilton. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1841.

Rogow, Arnold A. A Fatal Friendship: Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr. New York: Hill and Wang, 1998.

Rossiter, Clinton Lawrence. Alexander Hamilton and the Constitution. New York: Harcourt, Brace & World, 1964.

Schachner, Nathan. Alexander Hamilton. 1946. Reprint. New York: T. Yoseloff, 1957.

Shea, George. Alexander Hamilton. New York: C. Scribner’s Sons, 1880.

___. The Life and Epoch of Alexander Hamilton; A Historical Study. Boston: Houghton, Osgood and Company, 1879.

Smertenko, Johan Jacob. Alexander Hamilton. New York: Greenberg, 1932.

___. Alexander Hamilton, Man of Action. Illustrated by Richard Wilt. New York: J. Messner, Inc., 1941.

Smucker, Samuel M. (Samuel Mosheim). The Life and Times of Alexander Hamilton. 1854. Reprint, Philadelphia: J. W. Bradley, 1857.

Smyth, Clifford. Alexander Hamilton, The Little Lion of the Treasury. New York, London: Funk & Wagnalls Company, 1931.

Stourzh, Gerald. Alexander Hamilton and the Idea of Republican Government. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1970.

Stryker, Melancthon Woolsey. Hamilton, Lincoln & Other Addresses. Utica, N.Y.: W. T. Smith & Co., 1896.

Tugwell, Rexford Guy, and Joseph Dorfman. “Alexander Hamilton: Nation-Maker.” Columbia University Quarterly 29 (December 1937) and 30 (March 1938).

Vandenberg, Arthur Hendrick. The Greatest American, Alexander Hamilton; An Historical Analysis of His Life and Works Together With a Symposium of Opinions by Distinguished Americans. New York, London: G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 1921.

___. If Hamilton Were Here Today; American Fundamentals Applied to Modern Problems. New York, London: G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 1923.

Walker, Donald Lee, Jr., “Alexander Hamilton’s American Empire: The Intellectual Foundations of Federalist Foreign Policy,” Ph. D. diss., University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 2005.

Walling, Karl-Friedrich. “The Political Theory of Republican Empire: War and Liberty in Hamiltonian Politics. Ph. D. diss., University of Chicago, 1992.

___. Republican Empire: Alexander Hamilton on War and Free Government. Lawrence, KS: University Press of Kansas, 1999.

Whitelaw, Nancy. More Perfect Union: The Story of Alexander Hamilton. Greensboro: Morgan Reynolds, 1997.

Wilbur, William Allan. “Crisis in Leadership: Alexander Hamilton, Timothy Pickering, and the Politics of Federalism, 1795-1804,” Ph. D. diss., Syracuse University, 1969.

Yates, Christopher S. Alexander Hamilton: How the Mighty are Redeemed. Washington, D.C.: Family Research Council, 2000.

Zeuli, John Anthony. “Striking A Balance: The Centrality of the Hamiltonian/Jeffersonian Debate in American Foreign Policy Development,” M. A. Thesis, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 1995.