Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from Gerrit Boon, 6 May 1795

From Gerrit Boon1

Albany, May 6, 1795. “The day of yesterday favoured me with your Counsel, on the Matter in question: I have Perused the Same, and Shall act accordingly. I intend to sett of from here, this afternoon for the westward; and shall endeavour to get all the Further Information, I am able to collect….”

ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress.

1This letter was addressed to H in his capacity as an attorney for the six Dutch banking firms which formally organized as the Holland Land Company on February 13, 1796. See the forthcoming 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 , III.

For background to this letter, see Théophile Cazenove to H, April 29, 1795.

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