From Benjamin Walker1
Utica [New York] February 3, 1799. States: “Judge Cooper has written me that you are about setling the matter respecting his claim on the black river Land and he wishes me to give you my ideas on the business.…” Gives his version of this land dispute which involved Walker, Cooper, and others.
ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress.
1. For background to this letter, see H to Walker, William Inman, and William Cooper, September 9, 1798; Cooper to H, November 26, 1798.