Did Hamilton own slaves? New research paper says he did

Washington (AFP) – Alexander Hamilton, a Founding Father of the United States celebrated as an abolitionist in the eponymous hit Broadway musical, was a slaveowner, according to a new research paper.The paper by Jessie Serfilippi of the Schuyler Mansion State Historic Site in Albany, New York, was written last year but only recently published online.The Schuylers were Hamilton’s in-laws.In the paper, “As Odious and Immoral a Thing: Alexander Hamilton’s Hidden History as an Enslaver,” Serfilippi wrote that “there is little room in modern discourse for questioning the founder’s thoughts and feel…

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