Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to Richard Varick, 16 June 1795

To Richard Varick1


New York. June 16. 1795.


I beg the favour of you to cause a search to be made in your office for books belonging to me, and if any are found to send them to me.

Inclosed is a list of books which I miss. There may be others of which I have neither minute or recollection—but I believe my name will be found written in any that belong to me.

I am Sir your very obedt. Servt

A Hamilton

LS, from a facsimile printed 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 , I, 851.

1Varick was mayor of New York City.

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