To Pierre Van Cortlandt, Junior1
[New York, November 15, 1787. The catalogue description of this letter reads as follows: “Hamilton’s letter relates to a mortgage held by Col. Trumbull the title to which is in question, and asks Mr. Van Cortlandt to search the title.” Letter not found].
ALS, sold at Parke-Bernet Galleries, February 11, 1941, Lot 137.
1. Van Cortlandt had been a clerk in H’s law office from 1784 to 1786.