Alexander Hamilton - The Man Who Made Modern America
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DeWitt Clinton (1769-1828)
John Wesley Jarvis (1780-1840)
Oil on canvas, circa 1816
New-York Historical Society
Bequest of Rosalie Mercein and Emilie Mercein Heiser

DeWitt Clinton, George Clinton's nephew and right-hand man, became mayor of New York City in 1803. Clinton shared Hamilton's distrust of Aaron Burr, and helped frustrate Burr's 1804 run for governor of New York.


Philip Schuyler John Adams William Bayard Egbert Benson Aaron Burr Theodosia Burr Angelica Schuyler Church DeWitt Clinton George Clinton William Coleman Rev. Myles Cooper James Duane Mrs. James Duane Albert Gallatin Elizabeth Hamilton Dr. David Hosack John Jay Thomas Jefferson Marquis de Lafayette Robert Livingston James Madison Mrs. James Madison Albert Gallatin Gouveneur Morris Robert Morris James Rivington Mrs. Philip Schuyler Ambrose Spencer George Washington Martha Washington Thomas Jefferson Rufus King