Best of Wives and Best of Women- Discovering Treasures

I’ve now completed most of my visits for my research; New York City, Philadelphia, Morristown, Albany, Saratoga, and Washington DC. It’s been a bit of a whirlwind, and I’ve probably walked more than a few miles in my various tours, but it’s been a blast nonetheless. I’ve been able to walk in Eliza’s footsteps, and […]

Best of Wives and Best of Women- On the Road

The day was May 14th, and there I was at the archives of the New York State Library. It was my first day embarking on my research, and I felt like I was Nick Cage in National Treasure. A whole box of 18th century letters was sitting in front of me, I opened it up to […]

Best of Wives and Best of Women: The Life of Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton

This summer, I’m going to be researching the life of Elizabeth Schuyler Hamilton, compiling all the information I gather into a biographical paper. With the popularity of the musical Hamilton, I’ve been exposed to Eliza, as she is called in the show, and her life story. However, the musical still places focus on her ‘ten-dollar, […]