Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from Gerrit Boon, 26 January 1797

From Gerrit Boon1

Oldenbarneveld [New York] January 26, 1797. Discusses the case of Herman LeRoy, William Bayard, and Boon v Peter Servis and others.2

ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress.

1Boon, a native of the Netherlands, was an agent of the six Dutch banking firms which formed the Holland Land Company on February 13, 1796. H was an attorney for the company.

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

2For this case 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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