- “I wish, my dear Laurens, it might be in my power by action rather than words to convince you that I love you”
- —Hamilton in 1779
Hamilton and Lauren meet when Hamilton was talking to Burr in New York. They both instantly liked each other, and the two along with others, stole canons from british troops for the revolution. The two then attend a ball where Hamilton meets his wife, Eliza. Laurens later was the best man at their wedding.
Laurens challenges Charles Lee to a duel, and Hamilton agrees to be his second. Laurens wins however, Hamilton ends up getting reprimanded by Washington.
Laurens dies in South Carolina during the Revolution. When Hamilton duels Burr he see's Laurens as one of the people he will see on the other side.
On AO3 it is the most written ship for both characters. It is also the most written ship in the Hamilton-Miranda and American Revolution RPF tags.
- Lin-Manuel Miranda believes, based on the historical letters, that Hamilton was bisexual