From Cornelius I. Bogert1
[New York] January 1, 1798. “Permit me to request your attention to the case of Bull agt Armstrong & Barnewall.…”2
ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress.
1. Bogert was a New York City attorney.
2. This is a reference to the case of Henry Bull v William Armstrong and George Barnwall. For a discussion of this case, along with the 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 , II, 183–88.