Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to Robert Bayard, 6 March 1784

To Robert Bayard1

New York, March 6, 1784. “Mrs. Naomi Dunbar widow of Daniel Dunbar has retained me as Council in a suit which she expects will shortly be brought in behalf of the state for a house and lot in this city sold by you to her husband.… Mrs. Dunbar therefore wishes … that you would procure and send over to her a proper conveyance for the house and lot.”

ALS, Mr. Justin G. Turner, Los Angeles, California.

1Bayard was a wealthy merchant and a former Loyalist. His estate had been confiscated by an act of attainder of October 22, 1779. He was William Bayard’s brother.

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