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[ New York , December 12 , 1771 . On January 10, 1772, Hamilton wrote to Cruger : “Your agreeable Letters of the 12 and 20th Ultimo were yesterday handed me.” Letter of December 12 not found .]
St. Croix, March 19, 1772 . Discusses business conditions in St. Croix and asks for certain articles. Also requests “two or three poor boys,” and adds: “Have them bound in the most reasonable manner you can. I fancy you cant fail of geting them by applying at the Poor-House. I want them to put on plantations.” LC , Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress. The first third of this letter is in an...
St. Croix, March 17, 1772 . Announces arrival in St. Croix and describes firm’s recent business transactions. LC , in writing of H, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress.
St. Croix, May 5, 1772 . Acknowledges receipt “of your favour of the 6th Ulto. Inclosing me my Account Current and account of Sales.… I inclose you a sketch of your account with me.… The Ballance of my account when you become in Cash youll oblige me by sending me via St Eustatius.…” LC , in writing of H, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress.
St. Croix, May 19, 1772 . Regrets inability to pay protested bills and adds: “Believe me my good Brother, nothing in life has ever affected me more than this matter has. I wish to God it was in my power to reimburse you but realy it is not.” LC , in writing of H, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress.
St. Croix, July 27, 1772 . “… I’m concerned its not in my power to send you over the provisions you order.… In my last I beg’d you to procure me freight for my Sloop which desire I now counterma⟨nd⟩ and will be oblig’d only to know if theres any passengers for New York.…” LC , in writing of H, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress.
St. Croix, June 19, 1772 . “I am happy in the Receipt of yours of the 18th Ultimo [with] … an account of the things you were good enough to send me in my absence.… I inclose you a sketch of your account.…” LC , in writing of H, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress. There is no record of a Nicholas Taylor. He may, however, have been a member of the firm of Willing and Taylor to which H had...
[ New York ] October 3, 1789. “Most sincerely do I Congratulate you on your Late appointment. I had Promis’d Mr. Harrison my Law business when ever you Declin’d it. I must therefore begg you will send me … [various] Papers [in your possession] which I mean to Put into his hands.…” ALS , Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress. Cruger was a member of a prominent merchant family of New York City...
[ New York, December 20, 1771 . On January 10, 1772, Hamilton wrote to Cruger : “Your agreeable Letters of the 12 and 20th Ultimo were yesterday handed me.” Letter of December 20 not found .]
[ St. Croix ] March 18, 177 [ 2 ]. Is “glad to find my Clerk in my absence has desird you to take all my affairs in your hands that was in Mr. Hassells, who I am confident has been very negligent in them and triffled away a good deal of money to no purpose.” Then discusses various cases for which Buus will be responsible. LC , in writing of H, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress. In MS, name...
Tortola, March 30, 1772 . Sends “Invoice and bill Lading for 10 Hhds. Rum, ammounting to ps 473.4.” LC , Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress. Only the summary of Codwise’s account with Nicholas Cruger, which is at the bottom of the letter, is in writing of H. Remainder is in unidentified handwriting.
St. Croix, July 18, 1772 . “… This Vessell of mine is a fine large new sloop. I am sending her to New York and I’ll thank you to let me know if there is any one at your Island that would ship about 50 Hhds Sugar on freight or if theres any passengers that want to go to New York. She shall come over for them in about a fortnight.…” LC , in writing of H, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress....
St. Croix, May 25, 1772 . “… you can send me the Ballance [of your account] at your leisure. Rye flour will sell for ps. 7. a barrel here readily but the Duty is 25 ⅌ Ct. However we enter it as Corn Meal and give the waiter a fee, which hint you must give the Capt if you send any down, and tell him to see me before he enters.…” LC , in writing of H, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress.