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An Alexander Hamilton Autograph is Worth Only 3x The Price of One Orchestra Seat at the Hamilton Play

To buy, consign or sell auction an Alexander Hamilton autograph or an an Alexander Hamilton autograph letter signed, please email Nate@NateDSanders.com or call (310) 440-2982.

Alexander Hamilton Autograph

To see the Alexander Hamilton play in New York city, a ticket can cost $400 – $1,600 each!  For just a little bit more, you can own an authentic Alexander Hamilton autograph.  Although an Alexander Hamilton autograph is not rare, an Alexander Hamilton autograph is still worth $1,000 cut from a document, and $3,500 to $5,000 each for a full document or letter signed.  Here are some of the Alexander Hamilton autograph examples that we have sold:

Lot of two letters signed by founding father Alexander Hamilton autograph from 1792. Lot contains one printed circular discussing revenue and collection law, signed by Hamilton, and a handwritten letter, also signed by Hamilton, from the same correspondence. Handwritten letter reads in full, ”Sir I herewith send you a copy of a circular letter which I have this day written to the collectors of the customs. The arrangement therein suggested will conduce very much to the order of the business of the Treasury, and is presented to be conformable with law. I feel a confidence that it will meet with the chearful co-operation of the several courts and their respective Officers, and that the arrangement, itself, will be found well adapted to the security of all parties.” Signed ”A. Hamilton”. Circular reads in part, ”…Sir, the 66, 67 and 68th sections of the Collection Law make provision respecting the prosecution, receipt, appropriation and distribution of and for fines, penalties and forfeitures, under that act. The provision is less specific and clear than could be withheld, and may require legislative revision. In the mean time it is indispensable that some arrangement should be made and observed…” Signed ”A. Hamilton” at its conclusion. Dark Alexander Hamilton autograph examples.  Letters measure 7.5” x 9” and 7.25” x 9.25” respectively. Folds to handwritten letter with very light creasing and archival tape to verso. Folds, toning and light spotting to circular. Very good plus condition. Accompanied by an auction COA from PSA/DNA.  Sold for $9,493.

Alexander Hamilton autograph Alexander Hamilton Letters Signed Discussing Collection Law -- ''...I feel a confidence that it will meet with the chearful co-operation of the several courts...''

Alexander Hamilton Autograph on Letters Signed Discussing Collection Law

 

Secretary of Treasury Alexander Hamilton autograph letter, dated 1790. Part of a large matted and framed presentation that includes the sepia ink letter in Hamilton’s hand, accompanied by a plaque and a copy of a black and white engraved portrait of Hamilton. Addressed to “Will Channing Esquire / Attorney for the United States Newport,” letter reads in full, “Treasury Department / October 7th 1790 / Sir – I am to acknowledge my obligation to you for your attention to the request Hooks the liberty to make in my letter of the 31st of August. Your letter on that subject has been received. And Mr. Bowen is informed that the sureties offered are satisfactory. I am sir very respectfully your obedient servant / A Hamilton.” Single-page letter, measuring 8″ x 8″, has a few wrinkles and cracks not affecting legibility, overall in near fine condition. Brass plaque reads in full: “Alexander Hamilton 1757-1804. Secretary of the Treasury 1789-1795. On July 11th Hamilton dueled with his rival Aaron Burr, was unsuccessful and died the next day.” Striking Alexander Hamilton autograph. Illustration measures 5.5″ x 8″. Plaque measures 5″ x 2″. Entire wood framed presentation measures 26″ x 29″. An excellent lot in overall mint condition. Sold for $5,000.

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Alexander Hamilton Autograph on Letter Framed

Alexander Hamilton autograph letter signed, “A. Hamilton” as Secretary of the Treasury. Datelined Philadelphia, 4 April 1793 and addressed to Benjamin Walker, a customs officer in the port of New York, letter reads in part, “Forward the enclosed with as much expedition and certainty as you can (I don’t mean that an express should be employed) and say nothing about it…” Single-page letter is matted and framed alongside a portrait of Hamilton to an overall size of 23″ x 17.5″. Folds, else near fine.  Sold for $3,653.

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Alexander Hamilton Autograph on Confidential Letter

Alexander Hamilton autograph letter during his service as the first U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, dated 26 September 1791 from the Treasury department. Reads in full: “Sir, A certificate of Registry N 2, granted by you, for the Ship Marquis la Fayette, has been delivered up, and returned to this office by the collector of Salem in Massachusetts. Included? You will receive the marginal part of the certificate, containing the official Seals and Signatures of Yourself and the naval officer, which is transmitted to you, in order that the Bond given by the parties agreeable to law, may be allowed to be cancelled. I am, Sir, Your Obed Servt / A Hamilton”. Lower left corner reads: Sharp Delany Esq. / Collector / Philadelphia”. Single-page letter measures  7.5″ x 8.5″. Splitting along fold at upper right and verso shows tape repairs to closed tears as well as pencil marks. Dark Alexander Hamilton autograph.  Very good.   Sold for $3,411.

Alexander Hamilton autograph Nicely Framed Alexander Hamilton 1791 Autograph Letter Signed as Secretary of the Treasury

Nicely Framed Alexander Hamilton Autograph Letter Signed as Secretary of the Treasury

Founding father Alexander Hamilton autograph, ”A Hamilton”. Signed slip measures 2.25” x 0.5”. Mounted to an overall size of 5” x 2.5”. Creasing and edges cut on a diagonal, else near fine.  Sold for $1,031.

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Alexander Hamilton Autograph

To buy, consign or sell auction an Alexander Hamilton autograph or an an Alexander Hamilton autograph letter signed, please email Nate@NateDSanders.com or call (310) 440-2982.

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