Alexander Hamilton Papers

Receipt from John Laurance, [16 April 1804]

Receipt from John Laurance1

[April 16, 1804]

Recd april 16 1804 from A Hamilton Esqr Eighty Eight Dollars and Eighty Eight Cents two third parts of Mr Bogerts2 Bill in the Chancery Cause for the Lands of Mark.

88 100 DS

John Laurance

ADS, Yale University Library.

1This document is a receipt for John B. Church’s and H’s share of the complainant’s costs in the Chancery suit of Robert Gilchrist v Jacob Mark, John Laurance, and others. For information concerning this suit, see “Mortgage by John Laurance, John B. Church, and Alexander Hamilton to Robert Gilchrist,” August 21, 1802.

2Cornelius I. Bogert, a New York City lawyer, was Gilchrist’s solicitor and counsel.

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