Receipt to John Thomas1
New York October 14. 1784
ADS, New-York Historical Society, New York City.
1. Thomas had served or was serving as sheriff of Westchester County, New York.
2. After resigning as judge advocate of the Continental Army in 1782, Laurance resumed the practice of law in New York City.
3. Peter and Elizabeth King v John Thomas was a case which concerned the conversion of goods. The case was tried at the circuit of the New York Supreme Court held for Westchester County in September, 1784 (Narrative [copy, Hamilton Papers, Library of Congress]; Issue Roll, Parchment 76-D-10 [Hall of Records, New York City]; Nisi Prius Roll, Parchment 174-C-3 [Hall of Records, New York City]).