This is the book I started my blog with.
Five star studded stars for you Mrs Eliza Hamilton were truly a star.
Alexander and Eliza met at George Washington’s headquarters in the year 1780. From all accounts Alexander was quite taken with Elizabeth (Betsy and later Eliza) and she with him. Their backgrounds could not have been more varied, she the second daughter of the wealthy and well known Schuyler family of upstate New York, while he was the illegitimate son of a mother who was jailed for adultery and being a whore. The heritage that Alexander carried would never leave him and though he was brilliant, he carried around this blight on his character like a second skin.
The couple fell in love, married and went on to have seven children while they also for ten years raised the orphan daughter of a friend.
Alexander was brilliant, a revolutionary, a man who believed wholeheartedly with the idea of…
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