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Samuel Seabury is a character in the musical Hamilton and is portrayed by Thayne Jasperson.


Samuel Seabury was the first American Episcopal bishop, the second Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church in the United States of America, and the first Bishop of Connecticut. He was a leading Loyalist in New York City during the American Revolution and a known rival of Alexander Hamilton.


Samuel Seabury is the towns speaker in the song "Farmer Refuted", he is portrayed as rather annoying and constantly going with the same speech of how the revolution isn't benefiting anything or anyone. During "Farmer Refuted," Alexander Hamilton argues with him that the war is incoming and was already going to start anyways and that Seabury cannot do anything to stop it, thus winning the crowd's appreciation.

"Heed not the rabble"
— Samuel Seabury, "Farmer Refuted"
"Leave him be..."
— Aaron Burr, "Farmer Refuted"