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Catherine Van Rensselaer Schuyler (Mrs. Philip Schuyler, 1734-1803)
Thomas McIlworth, active 1757-1767
Oil on canvas, circa 1750s-1760s
New-York Historical Society
Bequest of Philip Schuyler

Catherine Schuyler sprang from the same New York Dutch gentry as her husband. By marrying her daughter, Hamilton indeed rose in the world.


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