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William Coleman (1766-1829)
Attributed to William Dunlap (1766-1839)
Oil on wood panel, 1810
New-York Historical Society
Gift of David L. Osborn

Born in a poorhouse, Coleman was Hamilton's pick to edit the New-York Evening Post, which Hamilton founded in 1801. The respected paper served as a vehicle for Hamilton's editorials.


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