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To Alexander Hamilton from John B. Graves, 8 June 1802

From John B. Graves1

New York, June 8, 1802. Requests Hamilton’s opinion concerning his claim for reimbursement on a premium that he had paid to insure his cargo aboard the schooner Alert.2

ALS, Montague Collection, MS Division, New York Public Library.

1Graves was a New York City merchant.

2For the full text of this letter, related documents, and an explanation of their contents, see Goebel, Law Practice description begins Julius Goebel, Jr., and Joseph H. Smith, eds., The Law Practice of Alexander Hamilton: Documents and Commentary (New York and London, 1964– ). description ends , II, 724–30.

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