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Gentleman’s Progress

The Itinerarium of Dr. Alexander Hamilton, 1774

Carl Bridenbaugh

Copyright 1948
University of North Carolina Press

This diary of Hamilton's journey through the northern colonies provides an interesting account of the life and times during the colonial period. It is a brilliant account of a typical cultured gentleman of the age and background of his times. As a physician, the diarist views life with a realistic eye.

Originally published in 1948.

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