The Tuesday Club: A Shorter Edition of the History of the Ancient and Honorable Tuesday Club by Dr. Alexander Hamilton

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"Irrelevant erudition, happy insult, and plain silliness... In parts it is remarkably funny, and filled with wonderful lampooning and absurd event. The crude illustrations, done with pen-and-wash, are full of jollity and life."--Times Literary Supplement. When in 1745 Dr. Alexander Hamilton (no relation to Washington's treasury secretary) founded the Tuesday Club of Annapolis, he hoped to bring part of the culture of his native Edinburgh to this "barbarous and desolate corner of the world." For the next eleven years ...

The Tuesday Club: A Shorter Edition of the History of the Ancient and Honorable Tuesday Club by Dr. Alexander Hamilton 1995, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD

ISBN-13: 9780801849688

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