Alexander Hamilton Papers

Account with William Backhouse and Company, 18 April 1788

Account with William Backhouse and Company1

New York, April 18, 1788. Backhouse on this date made the last entry in an account which he had kept with Hamilton who was acting as agent and legal representative for John B. Church. The account deals with bills of exchange which Backhouse discounted for Church. The first entry is February 18, 1788, the last April 18, 1788.

D, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress.

1William Backhouse was a NewYork City merchant whose place of business was on Mill Street.

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