Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from Peter Silvester, 24 September 1785

From Peter Silvester1

September 24, 1785. Discusses pending litigation between Captain Phillips and Colonel Van Rensselaer concerning a debt contracted by Phillips in 1776.

ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress.

1Silvester was a lawyer who practiced in the area which, in 1786, became Columbia County.

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