New York Assembly. Report on the
Petition of William Edgar1
New York, February 13, 1787. As chairman of a committee Hamilton on this date issued a report on “the petition of William Edgar, and others, proprietors of lands in the patent commonly called the Oneida purchase, praying leave to bring in a bill for the partition of the said tract of land.”2
New York Assembly Journal description begins Journal of the Assembly of the State of New York (Publisher and place vary, 1782–1788). description ends , 1787, 46.
2. The Assembly resolved that the petitioners be given leave to bring in a bill providing for the partition of the lands.