Alexander Hamilton Papers

From Alexander Hamilton to Robert Troup, 1801

To Robert Troup1

[New York, 1801. The dealer’s catalogue description of this letter reads: “in regard to the case of the Ringwood Iron Co.” Letter not found.]

ALS, sold by Goodspeed’s Book Store, Boston, Catalogue 101, Item 1643.

1Troup was the attorney for the trustees of the American Iron Company.

For background to 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; Peter Goelet to H, June 25, 27, 1796; “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.

The case referred to in the letter printed above may be George Jackson and others late partners &c and under the firm and Stile of the American Iron Company v Robert Morris, William Popham, and Peter Goelet Trustees &ca, which was heard in the New York Supreme Court on January 30, 1796, August 5, 1797, April 28, 1798, February 13, April 18, July 26, 1800, May 2, 1801 (MS Minutes of the New York Supreme Court, 1796, 1797–1802 [Hall of Records, New York City]).

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