Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from Walter Livingston, 3 September 1785

From Walter Livingston1

New York, September 3, 1785. “… the House of De Lande and Fynje of Amsterdam have stopt Payment with a Considerable Sum in their hands belonging to the United States. I shall be glad of Your Opinion as Counsel what legal measures I can pursue for securing any Property belonging to that House, which may be in the Hands of Persons in this State.”

ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress.

1Livingston was a member of the Board of Treasury.

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