Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from Jeremiah Olney, 21 October 1793

From Jeremiah Olney

Providence, October 21, 1793. “Agreeable to my expectation, communicated to you on the 23rd. Ulto. the Suits of Messrs. Arnold and Dexter (now pending before the Superiour Court of this State) against me in the case of the Brigantine Neptune,1 is Continued for want of a District Attorney.…”2

ADfS, Rhode Island Historical Society, Providence.

2William Channing, the United States attorney for the District of Rhode Island, had died in September, 1793. See William Ellery to H, September 23, 1793, and Olney to H, September 23, 1793.

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