Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from Clement Richard, 24 June 1784

From Clement Richard1

New York, June 24, 1784. Discusses a legal controversy between Richard and Gommes.2 Agrees to give half of any damages received from Gommes to the New York City poorhouse.

ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress. This letter is in French.

1Richard was a merchant of Santo Domingo.

2This could be either Isaac Gomez or Moses Gomez, both of whom were New York City merchants.

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