From Cornelius Bogert1
[New York] March 29, 1802. Discusses the facts in the “causes of Vanderheuvel against the Columbian Insurance Company.”2
ALS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress.
1. Bogert was a New York City lawyer.
2. H made the following entry in his Law Register, 1795–1804:
|“Columbian Insur:||Of Counsel
(D, partially in H’s handwriting, New York Law Institute, New York City). The case of John C. Vandenheuvel v Columbian Insurance Company concerned an insurance policy on a vessel and cargo owned by Vandenheuvel which sank in a storm off the Spanish coast.
This letter is printed in 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, 777–78.