From James Scott1 and Company
New York 24 April 1801
We inclose you One hundred as fee in our Cause against the Columbian Insurance Co. and other Underwriters on Schooner Raven & Cargo, Condemnd in Newprovidence.2
Scott & Co.
Martin S Wilkins3 is Attorney and will furnish the Papers.
LS, New York Law Institute, New York City.
1. Scott was a New York City merchant and shipowner.
2. H made the following entry in his Law Register, 1795–1804.
|“Scott & Co
Retainer 100 Ds
24th April 1801” (D, partially in H’s handwriting, New York Law Institute, New York City). See also 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, 774–75.
3. Wilkins was a New York City lawyer.