Alexander Hamilton Papers

To Alexander Hamilton from Thomas Spencer, 30 August 1797

From Thomas Spencer1

Albany, August 30, 1797. Asks Hamilton to examine the validity of the title to various tracts of land owned by Spencer lying between Lake Superior and Lake Huron.2

ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress.

1Spencer was an Albany merchant.

2The following receipt, written by H and signed by Spencer, appears at the bottom of this letter: “Received of Alexander Hamilton the papers abovementione[d]

NYork Jany 1 1799

Thos Spencer.”

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