From Peter Van Schaack1
Kinderhook [New York] October 25, 1786. “I enclose you a Case for your Opinion, with a Fee. Tis a confused Business but I hope you will hit upon a clue to lead us through the Labyrinth. I have it also in Charge to retain you on Behalf of the Vandenberghs and Van Vechtens.”
ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress.