Transcriptions closed on May 15, 2018. Read more details here.

Vessel Needed for Crossing the Lake

Sources & Images
Source Name Image(s)
CollectionPrinted Version only (no image)
PublicationSyrett, Harold C., ed. The Papers of Alexander Hamilton. 27 Vols. New York: Columbia University Press, 1961-87. (no image)
Document Information
Date December 9, 1799
Author Name John Laughton (primary) Location: Niagara, New York
Recipient Name Alexander Hamilton (primary)
Summary Laughton informs Hamilton that he has found a vessel that would able to make the dangerous lake-crossing and asks permission to have one built for this purpose.
Document Format Autograph Letter/Document Signed
Document Notes Published in the Papers of Alexander Hamilton, vol. XXIV, 91-92.
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Alexander Hamilton; John Laughton; Major Rivardie; ;
Related Places Niagara; New York; Oswego; Albany; Kingston; ;
Keywords barrels of salt; dry goods; liquors; boat; vessel; danger; memorandum; orders; timber; planks and boards; ;
Key Phrases [not available]

[Note: Transcriptions are works in progress and maybe partial. Please help us correct any errors or omissions by signing up for a transcription account.]
[not available]