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Receipt to William Cooper, [10 March 1797]

Receipt to William Cooper1

[New York, March 10, 1797]

Rec’d five hundred dollars of William Cooper on account of Mr. Churchs Mortgage on lands in Otsego County.

Alexander Hamilton

Dollars 500
Some months past 1000
1500

DS, anonymous donor.

1Cooper, the founder of Cooperstown, New York, was appointed judge of the Court of Common Pleas for Otsego County on February 17, 1791. From March 4, 1795, to March 3, 1797, he was a Federalist member of the House of Representatives.

For an explanation of the contents of this letter, see H to John Chaloner, June 11, 1793 (PAH description begins Harold C. Syrett, ed., The Papers of Alexander Hamilton (New York and London, 1961– ). description ends , XIV, 533). See also Thomas FitzSimons to H, March 21, July 14, December 17, 1795 (PAH description begins Harold C. Syrett, ed., The Papers of Alexander Hamilton (New York and London, 1961– ). description ends , XVIII, 301–02, 464–66; XIX, 498); H to Cooper, December 16, 1796 (PAH description begins Harold C. Syrett, ed., The Papers of Alexander Hamilton (New York and London, 1961– ). description ends , XX, 443–44).

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