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Hamilton, Elizabeth Schuylerlocked

(09 August 1757–09 November 1854)
  • Jenny L. Presnell

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Hamilton, Elizabeth Schuyler (09 August 1757–09 November 1854), statesman's wife and charity worker, statesman’s wife and charity worker, was born in Albany, New York, the second daughter of Philip Schuyler, a revolutionary war general, and Catherine Van Rensselaer Schuyler. Schooled at home, her early years were typical of most young women of colonial, aristocratic families. At the age of twenty-two, she met ...

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