From Peter Goelet1
New York Sepr. 21st. 1799.
On the 21st. Augt: last I Enclosed You a Statement of the Ballance due on the Lands bought by General Schuyler, of the Trustees of the American Iron Company, with Interest to that day, Wishing to have that buseness in a Train so as to make a final Settlement when Mr Morris comes to Town, as his Stay generally is very short, but have not been favord with Your Answer, And shall be very Happy if You could now make it Convenient to Sittle the Ballance, I am with Respect
Sir Your Very Humble Servant Peter Goelet
Major General Hamilton
To the Trustees of the American Iron Company D
|1799 Aug’ 21.||To Balle. due this Day||£763.4.10||Doll||1808 ¹⁰⁄₁₀₀|
|To Interest on ditto up to 21 Sepr. 1 Month||4.1. 1||10 ¹³⁄₁₀₀|
Copy, Miscellaneous Chancery Papers, American Iron Company, Clerk of the Court of Appeals, Albany, on deposit at Queens College, New York City.
1. For an explanation of the contents of this letter, see the introductory note to Philip Schuyler to H, August 31, 1795. See also H to Phineas Bond, September 1, 1795; H to Robert Morris, September 1, 1795; H to Barent Bleecker, March 20, 1796, April 5, 1797; Goelet to H, June 25, 27, 1796, August 21, 1799; “Receipt from Peter Goelet,” October 4, 1796; “Deed from Peter Goelet, Robert Morris, and William Popham,” April 4, 1797; Goelet and Morris to H, December 12, 1798; “Receipt to the Trustees of the American Iron Company,” May 30, 1799.