Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from Egbert Benson, 28 May 1784

From Egbert Benson

May 28, 1784. “There is an Ejectment depending in the Supreme Court for Lands in this County1 for the Family of the Rooseboom’s agt: Pearsall Brown, in which the Lessors of the Plf: request You will consider Yourself retained as Council on their Behalf.… I have a similar Request to you from the Devisees of Catharine Brett, who claim a considerable Tract in the Rumbout Precinct in this County distinguished by the Name of the Gore.”

ALS, Mr. William N. Dearborn, Nashville, Tennessee.

1Dutchess County.

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