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His interest in US financial documents of the 18th century and the Federal period led to the founding of the Museum of American Finance and a deep knowledge of Hamilton’s career, particularly his role as first secretary of the treasury and the establishment of the US financial system as we know it.

A number of autograph letters will be offered, including this 1792 letter signed by Hamilton as the first US Secretary of the Treasury to John Hopkins, Commissioner of Loans for the State of Virginia. Estimate $10,000-15,000.