Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to Israel Ludlow, 20 November 1790

To Israel Ludlow1

[Philadelphia, November 20, 1790. Letter listed in “A list of 51 Papers Relative to Contract Between the United States and John C. Symmes.”2 Letter not found.]

Clarence E. Carter, ed., The Territorial Papers of the United States (Washington, 1934), II, 390.

1Ludlow was a New Jersey surveyor and land speculator.

2Symmes, who had served as a member of the Continental Congress in 1785 and 1786, was at this time a judge of the Northwest Territory.

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