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.
1. Ludlow was a New Jersey surveyor and land speculator.
2. Symmes, who had served as a member of the Continental Congress in 1785 and 1786, was at this time a judge of the Northwest Territory.