Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from Tjerck C. DeWitt, 20 April 1795

From Tjerck C. DeWitt1

Kingston [New York] April 20, 1795. “I have recieved your Letter of the 2nd Instant…. The business the Trustees wish to Get your Assistance for is on the North bounds of Kingston…. It will be Very pleasing for the Trustees to recieve a definitive Answer by the bearer If possible or by Some Safe Conveyance Soon.”2

ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress.

1For background to this letter, see DeWitt to H, March 16, 1795; H to DeWitt, April 2, 1795.

2An entry under the date of June 1, 1795, in H’s Cash Book, 1795–1804, reads: “Corporation of Kingston Dr. For general retainer” (AD, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress; also in Goebel, Law Practice description begins Julius Goebel, Jr., ed., The Law Practice of Alexander Hamilton: Documents and Commentary (New York and London, 1964– ) description ends , forthcoming volumes).

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