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I have received your letter with a Post note of a thousand dollars on account of the Mortgage of the lands formerly Holkers in which Mr. Church is interested. The papers respecting this affair in my possession will be looked up & sent to Mr. Laurance by Mondays Post. This letter will serve you as a Receipt. Yrs. truly ALS , from a typescript furnished by an anonymous donor. Cooper, the founder...
I congratulate you and myself on your victory over Brockholst. Whether your interest is much promoted by it or not is of small consequence—In the triumph of vanquishing such an enemy. That you know was your principal inducement and I know that you will be willing to pay well for it. I have been deliberating whether to charge you 200 or 100 pounds for my services in this cause. In fixing upon...
New York, January 23, 1786. Receipt for a deed to a tract of land in George Croghan’s Otsego Patent. ADS , anonymous donor. Cooper, who later founded Cooperstown, New York, was the father of James Fenimore Cooper, the novelist. Cooper and Craig were residents of Burlington, New Jersey, and both were land speculators. For the text of this document and an explanation of its contents, see the...
Mr. Lincklaen, the bearer of this, is a Young Gentleman of Holland, nephew of Mr Cazenove, of whom you have heard. He is about to travel through the part of the Country in which you reside and has among other objects that of Examining what can be done with regard to the manufacture of the Maple Sugar. I have told him that you could give him more light on the subject than any other person and...
New York, March 2, 1786. Advises Cooper and Craig how to secure their interest in their portions of George Croghan’s Otsego Patent. ALS , anonymous donor. For the text of this letter and an explanation of the contents, see the discussion of the Otsego Patent of George Croghan in Goebel, Law Practice Julius Goebel, Jr., and Joseph H. Smith, eds., The Law Practice of Alexander Hamilton:...
Rec’d five hundred dollars of William Cooper on account of Mr. Churchs Mortgage on lands in Otsego County. Dollars 500 Some months past 1000 1500 DS , anonymous donor. Cooper, 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...
New York, September 9, 1798. Requests “Mr. Inman and Mr. Cooper to agree upon another gentleman who jointly with me as arbitrators may pronounce upon” the account between Inman and Robert Morris. ALS , anonymous donor. Inman was an agent of Patrick Colquhoun, the English speculator who negotiated the Pulteney Associates’ purchase of New York lands from Robert Morris. Cooper, who founded...