Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from James Scott and Company, 24 April 1801

From James Scott1 and Company

New York 24 April 1801


We inclose you One hundred as fee in our Cause against the Columbian Insurance Co. and other Underwriters on Schooner Raven & Cargo, Condemnd in Newprovidence.2

Yours Respectfully

Scott & Co.

Martin S Wilkins3 is Attorney and will furnish the Papers.

LS, New York Law Institute, New York City.

1Scott was a New York City merchant and shipowner.

2H made the following entry in his Law Register, 1795–1804.

“Scott & Co
Columbian I
Company &
} Schooner Raven
& cargo

Retainer 100 Ds

24th April 1801” (D, partially in H’s handwriting, New York Law Institute, New York City). See also Goebel, Law Practice description begins Julius Goebel, Jr., ed., The Law Practice of Alexander Hamilton: Documents and Commentary (New York and London, 1964–). description ends , II, 774–75.

3Wilkins was a New York City lawyer.

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