Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from Nicholas Olive, 3 September 1795

From Nicholas Olive1

[New York, September 3, 1795. On September 4, 1795, Hamilton wrote to Olive and referred to “your letter of yesterday.” Letter not found.]

1Olive was a New York City merchant who had migrated from France to the United States in 1793. He became interested in the Castorland project to establish a French colony on land formerly owned by Alexander Macomb on the Black River in northern New York. The prospectus for this project was published in Paris in 1792.

Index Entries