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To Alexander Hamilton from John C. Glover, 16 November 1796

From John C. Glover1

New York, November 16, 1796. Asks what action should be taken in regard to damages “sustained” by the ship Mary “in case the Broker2 will not pay the damages when due.”3

L, in the handwriting of Richard Hughes, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress.

1Glover was a New York City merchant.

2John Henry, an insurance broker.

3Under the date of November 12, 1796, the following entry appears in H’s Cash Book, 1795–1804: “Cash received for opinion concerning Insurance—Ship Mary 10” (AD, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).

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