From John D. Coxe and Tench Coxe1
Philadelphia, May 21, 1785. Request Hamilton to represent them and to provide information on lands in dispute between John and Tench Coxe and Robert Lettis Hooper and James Wilson. Request Hamilton to forward certain legal documents to the commissioners of the Land Office of New York.
LS, in writing of John D. Coxe, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress.
1. John D. Coxe, a Pennsylvania lawyer, and Tench Coxe, a Philadelphia merchant, were speculating in land in western New York.