John Laurens and Francis Kinloch
This post is a compilation of the information I have gathered about the Laurens-Kinloch relationship, their subsequent “breakup,” and their post-breakup interactions. This was honestly one of my favorite posts to research and write. It’s a long one, but I promise you that it’s worth your time (there are some quotes that rival that Hamilton-Laurens correspondence in terms of affection). Some of the quotes I have in this post are from transcripts sent to me by Massey and are generally not publicly accessible. If anyone wants me to post the whole transcripts of the letters, just let me know, and I’d be happy to oblige.