From Thomas White1
New York, March 22, 1785. “[I enclose] a statement respecting the Rents (of the different Lotts on the Vineyard in dispute with the Beekmans) that we have received since the Death of my Father, which I hope will be sufficient both to you and the other Gentlemen Arbitrators of this disagreeable Business to conclude upon.”
ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress.
1. White was the son of Thomas White, an attainted Loyalist who died during or shortly after the Revolution. His widow was allowed by state law in 1784 to repurchase the lands that had been forfeited by her husband. It was these lands that were in dispute.