From John Chaloner1
Philadelphia, August 20, 1788. Sends Hamilton an abstract of John Holker’s “title to lands in N York State offered by him as a substitute to Mr Church & others who have commenced suits against him for protested bills in place of his bail in said suits.” Asks Hamilton about the validity of this title.
ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress.
1. Chaloner wrote to H in the latter’s capacity as attorney to John B. Church, Elizabeth Hamilton’s brother-in-law.