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From Alexander Hamilton to Nathaniel Terry, 21 April 1803

To Nathaniel Terry

New York, April 21, 1803. States: “Your letter of the 2d instant1 found me in the midst of a Circuit Court.”2 Discusses a case concerning Jeremiah Wadsworth, one of the executors of Nathanael Greene’s estate.3

ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress.

1Letter not found.

2The Circuit Court of the City and County of New York met from March 29 to April 21, 1803.

3For Greene’s estate, see “Report on the Petition of Catharine Greene,” December 26, 1791; Wadsworth to H, August 23, 1800, H to Wadsworth, March 25, May 8, 1801.

In the Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress, there is an undated document in H’s handwriting, entitled “Memoranda,” which contains a list of questions and answers concerning the case discussed in the letter printed above.

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