A Copy of a list of Debts assigned to John B Church Esquire per Deed Dated 9th. July 1804
|paid||James & William Sterling||75|
|no||William Bell—Robinson & Hartshorne||50|
|pd||Mess. Jenkins (Riggs)||50|
|pd||Pierre Van Cortland||40|
|late L. Governor|
|pd||P. Jay Monroe paid||40 by T L O3|
|pd no||Champlin & Smith (T L Ogden)||50|
|by T L O|
|paid||Grellet & Bell credit 24–704||40|
|no||Out Door Underwriters including Hallet & Bowne adsm. Jenks (Pendleton)||}||200|
|Assignees of Wm. L Vandervort||250|
|if Successful 250 more||400 by T L O5|
|assignees of I Roget Furtado6||50|
|D A Ogden||}|
|paid||Assignees of Kirkpatrick|
|by P. A Camman||40|
|T. L Ogden|
|John Hackeley Ricker||100 Pendleton paid|
|pd||Bank of N York||100|
|Wm. Byron||pd. 50||100|
|paid||Wm. & Sylvester Robinson||250|
|pd||John B Graves||50|
|pd no||James Shuter||50|
|by T L O||T L Ogden|
|Gouverneur including Insurance||}||100|
|paid||cause of Beare7 settled &c||}|
|Henderson & Varick||20|
Particulars will better appear by Account Book endorsed M E M.
July 9. 18048
2. Copy, in the handwriting of Dominick T. Blake, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress; ADS (incomplete), Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress.
For information on the accounts listed in this document, unless otherwise noted below, see Goebel, Law Practice description begins Julius Goebel, Jr., and Joseph H. Smith, eds., The Law Practice of Alexander Hamilton: Documents and Commentary (New York and London, 1964– ). description ends , forthcoming volumes.
In the Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress, is a document in Church’s handwriting, dated July 16, 1804, which reads: “Dominick T Blake Esqr. is authorised to collect the Amount of different Debts owed to the Deceased General Hamilton assigned to me by him by a Deed dated the 9th instant. J. B. Church.”
Also in the Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress, is a document written and signed by Nathaniel Pendleton, dated October 13, 1804, which reads: “D. T. Blake esquire is authorised to collect any monies due to General Hamilton lately deceased for fees as Counsel.”
Numerous receipts given to Blake by Elizabeth Hamilton, Church, and Pendleton may be found in the Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress.
3. Thomas L. Ogden, a New York City attorney.
4. On October 10, 1804, Stephen Grellet, a New York City merchant, rendered a bill for $24.70 to H’s estate for shoes purchased by H (AD, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress). On November 22, 1804, Abraham Bell, a New York City merchant, collected the money for Grellet (ADS, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress).
5. The incomplete document begins at this entry and continues through the entry for William Byron.
6. Jacob Furtado, a New York City merchant.
7. H represented Henry M. Beare in a suit in Chancery, commenced on February 10, 1804, against Frederick Rhinelander, et al., the underwriters of Beare’s ship, the Maria Charlotte (Chancery Papers, BM-486-R, BM 489-R, Hall of Records, New York City).
8. The last sentence, H’s signature, and the date have been taken from the incomplete document.