Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from Théophile Cazenove, 25 January 1796

From Théophile Cazenove1

Philadelphia, January 25, 1796. Acknowledges receipt of Hamilton’s letter of January 22, 1796. Discusses legislation necessary for the ownership of land in New York State by aliens.

LC, Gemeentearchief Amsterdam, Holland Land Company. These documents were transferred in 1964 from the Nederlandsch Economisch-Historisch Archief, Amsterdam.

1This letter, which is in French, 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. For the full text of this letter and other relevant documents, see 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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