HAMILTON, ALEXANDER. 1755/7-1804.
Document Signed ("Alexander Hamilton"), 1 p, folio, Albany, October 25, 1796, being a memorandum of agreement between James Duane of the one part and Christopher and John Voght and Young of Duanesburgh of the other, relating to land boundaries, conjoined blank docketed, horizontal folds, inlaid to large leaf, held closed by 2 tiny segments of tape.
After stepping down as Treasury Secretary in 1795, Hamilton resumed the practice of law. A former Mayor of New York, James Duane was a major landowner in the Mohawk Valley. One of the arbitrators mentioned in the present document, James Kent, went on to become a Supreme Court justice.
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