Alexander Hamilton

Soldier, Secretary, Icon
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Portrait of Alexander Hamilton on a $5 stamp, issued March 19, 1956

May 25, 2018 - March 3, 2019

The Smithsonian National Postal Museum explores the extraordinary life of Alexander Hamilton (1755-1804) through original mail sent and signed by him in his role as the first secretary of the treasury and portraits of him and his contemporaries on postage and revenue stamps.