Rare Letter from Alexander Hamilton to Madison That Inspired ‘The Room Where It Happens,’ from the Musical ‘Hamilton;’ Gandhi’s Famous Quotation; Famous Politician’s Documents and America’s First Female War Photojournalist Highlight April 28th Auction

NEW YORK, April 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Lion Heart Autographs, Inc., one of the world’s premier dealers in rare autographs and manuscripts, has announced its Lion Heart Autographs Auction No. 13, to take place on Wednesday, April 28, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. EST. The auction will feature two extraordinary private collections that offer an unprecedented opportunity for the public to acquire items in art, history, literature, music and science.

Hamilton letter

Among the rarest and most intriguing lots is a unique 1790 Alexander Hamilton handwritten letter to James Madison mentioning Thomas Jefferson: the only letter between the two ever to appear at auction and likely the last one still in private hands. The hit song “The Room Where It Happens,” from the musical “Hamilton,” chronicles the event documented in this remarkable, historic letter. Read more…