Alexander Hamilton Papers

Nicholas Cruger to John H. Cruger, 19 March 1772

Nicholas Cruger to John H. Cruger1

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.

1The first third of this letter is in an unidentified handwriting. The remainder is in writing of H.

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