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Abigail Nichols of Fairfield worked this linen
sampler when she was 9 years old, embroidering
several alphabets as well as numbers, and the
17th-century verse:
“Our days begin with trouble here
Our life is but a span
And cruel death is always…

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Fairfield Trust Company Building, Fairfield, Conn.

As a signer of the Constitution and as first Secretary of the Treasury, Alexander Hamilton’s signature carried particular weight. A prolific writer, Hamilton constantly wrote letters, composing on a portable desk when he travelled. Some of his…

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Villa Avenue
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