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[ New York, April 1, 1785. On April 7, 1785, Hamilton wrote to Jeremiah Wadsworth : “In mine to you of the first instant.” Letter not found. ]
[ New York, April 6, 1785. On April 19, 1785, Laurens wrote to Hamilton : “I was yesterday honored by receipt of your very obliging Letter of the 6th.” Letter not found. ]
New York, October 22, 1785. Requests information concerning several cases in which Hamilton was serving as an attorney. ALS , New-York Historical Society, New York City.
[ New York ] May 24, 1786 . Encloses “a draft of the trust deed with the papers relating to it” and asks Varick to make the necessary amendments. ALS , Columbia University Libraries.
[ New York ] July 17, 1784 . “… the Defendant in the above cause intends to bring into Court at the ensuing term Twenty five pounds and Eight shillings, being the amount of what he acknowleges to be due to the Plaintiff.…” ALS , Sleepy Hollow Restorations, Inc., Tarrytown, New York. H addressed this letter to “Aaron Burr Esqr. Attorney for the Plaintiff.” On the document there is no indication...
[ New York, January 15, 1784. On January 21, 1784, Chaloner wrote to Hamilton : “I have before me yours of the 8th. & 15th Instt.” Letter of January 15 not found. ]
[ New York, September 8, 1788. Sends a petition to “The Honorable Richard Morris, Esq., Chief Justice of the State of New York on behalf of the estate of Philip Livingston.” Document not found. ] DS , sold at Parke-Bernet Galleries, April 4, 1939, Lot 241 . ; DS , Columbia University Libraries. This document is printed in Goebel, Law Practice , I, 257-58.
New York, August 6, 1787. Introduces “a son of Mr. Israel, who is going to Philadelphia to endeavour to effect the settlement of his fathers demand upon the Administrator of Barnard Levi.” ALS , Charles Roberts Autograph Collection of the Haverford College Library, Haverford, Pennsylvania.
[ New York, October 30, 1785. “Since you were here I concluded to write a line in answer to Mr. Lowell which I send you open to be forwarded in your letter to Mr Russell. Yr Obed. Ser., A. Hamilton.” Letter not found. ] ALS , sold by Thomas F. Madigan, December, 1935, Lot 107. See H to John Lowell, October 30, 1785 . Extract taken from manuscript dealer’s catalogue.
[ New York, November 15, 1787. The catalogue description of this letter reads as follows: “Hamilton’s letter relates to a mortgage held by Col. Trumbull the title to which is in question, and asks Mr. Van Cortlandt to search the title.” Letter not found ]. ALS , sold at Parke-Bernet Galleries, February 11, 1941, Lot 137. In 1777 Van Cortlandt became the first lieutenant governor of New York, a...
[ New York, March 1, 1786. On March 5, 1786, Wilcocks wrote to Hamilton : “I have your favor of the 1st.” Letter not found. ]
[ New York, December 9, 1784–1788. “My public engagements have not only left me bare of Cash but have lain me under a necessity to use my credit at the Bank as far as consisstently with delicacy in my station of director I ought to go.… The opportunities my profession gives me have taught me to consider partnerships under all circumstances as delicate and hazardous things.… I am sure for once...
[ New York, February 5, 1784. On February 12, 1784, Chaloner wrote to Hamilton : “Your two favours of the fifth & Eighth Instant are both reced.” Letter of February 5 not found. ]
[ New York ] November 3, 1785 . Encloses a document relating to the case of Samuel Griffin adsm. John Cottringer and asks Jamieson to provide bail for Mr. Griffin. Copy, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress.
[ New York, June 17, 1784. Requests that Bowne “Let me know if you please Whether Philip Palmer and Joseph Palmer are both alive or not, and whether Mr. Leonard Lawrence is Executor or Administrator to his father.” Letter not found. ] ALS , sold at American Art Association Galleries, November 24, 1924, Lot 329. Bowne was a member of the firm of Bowne and Company of New York City, stationers...
New York, July 20, 1786. Describes measures needed to satisfy the claims of Wooldrige’s creditors. ADfS , Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress. Thomas Wooldrige, a former British subject, at this time was a resident of New York City and a member of the firms of Wooldrige and Kelly and of Kelly, Lot and Company, engaged in West Indian trade. In 1787 Wooldrige was imprisoned in New York City for...
[ New York, February 7, 1784. On May 2, 1784, Church wrote to Hamilton : “I have within a few Days Received your Favors of the 7th and 18th Feby. and 6th March.” Letter of February 7 not found. ]
[ New York, November 20, 1785. On January 17, 1786, Bailey wrote to Hamilton : “An indisposition which has confined me the chief of the time since the receit of your favor of the 20th of november, has prevented me from giving it an earlier attention.” Letter not found. ] Bailey, a major in the New York Militia, was practicing law in Poughkeepsie, New York.
March 16th. The above is copy of mine which went by a private hand inclosing the original of a letter to Mr. Wilcox of which the inclosed is a Copy. Yrs ALS , Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. H to Chaloner, March 10, 1786 . H to John Wilcocks, March 10, 1786 .
[ New York, February 18, 1784. On May 2, 1784, Church wrote to Hamilton : “I have within a few Days Received your Favors of the 7th and 18th Feby. and 6th March.” Letter of February 18 not found. ]
[ New York, December 27, 1785. ] Instructs Townsend on how to proceed with the execution of a conveyance. AL , Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress. This letter concerns the settlement of the estate of Noah Townsend, a resident of Oyster Bay, Long Island, New York. The “Mr. Townsend” to whom it is addressed was either William Townsend or Micajah Townsend, two of Noah Townsend’s four executors....
The only letter I have received from you in a considerable time is one introducing Lt Col Hastings to whom I have paid the attention which your recommendation will always give title to. The following remittances made by me remain unacknowleged by you. A bill of Exchange drawn by Constable & Rucker for £400 Sterling Currency Specie ⅌ the Tankerville Packet £1057.17.8 Ditto per the Carteret...
I arrived here My beloved Betsey the fifth day after we set out, the three first days with every favourable circumstance but the two last through very bad weather. I am however as well as I can be absent from you and my darling boy —nor was I ever more impatient to be at home. I can have little pleasure elsewhere. I hope and persuade myself My Betsey is not less desirous for my return....
By the direction of the Committee I transmit you the inclosed letter. I doubt not Sir you will believe me to be sincere when I assure you that I should be much more happy if circumstances permitted me to be the channel of a very different application. But such is the situation of our state that personal attachments are obliged to yield to public necessity. As I allow myself to hope Sir that...
Yesterday, My Dear Sir, The Convention made a house. That day and this have been spent in preliminary arrangements. Tomorrow we go into a Committee of the whole on the Constitution. There is every appearance that a full discussion will take place, which will keep us together at least a fortnight. It is not easy to conjecture what will be the result. Our adversaries greatly outnumber us. The...
Before I left Town for Albany some time since, I requested Mr. Duer to mention to you, that I believed it would depend upon yourself to be President of the bank here. Since my coming to Town I find you are elected director; and I have no doubt you may be President if you please. I will be much obliged to you to let me know in confidence whether the appointment if made will be accepted. You may...
New York, March 28, 1786. Signs, with 136 other petitioners, a memorial asking that the “Mayor and Corporation of the City of New York” improve the street in front of the Coffee House, “the usual place of resort for your Memorialists and the merchants of this City.” The memorialists complained that the street “for want of proper regulation and the great concourse of Carts is coverd with filth...
I wrote to you by the last post since which nothing material has turned up here. We are debating on amendments without having decided what is to be done with them. There is so great a diversity in the views of our opponents that it is impossible to predict any thing. Upon the whole however our fears diminish. Yrs Affecty I take the liberty for certain reasons to put the inclosed under cover to...
As I flatter myself I may indulge a consciousness that my services have been of some value to the public, at least enough to merit the small compensation I wish, I will make no apology to your Excellency for conveying through you that wish to Congress. You are able to inform them if they wish information, in what degree I may have been useful— and I have entire confidence that you will do me...
In my passage through the Jerseys and since my arrival here I have taken particular pains to discover the public sentiment and I am more and more convinced that this is the critical opportunity for establishing the prosperity of this country on a solid foundation—I have conversed with men of information not only of this City but from different parts of the state; and they agree that there has...