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MVB, Report on the petition of Joshua Hamden, 14 March 1818

The Attorney General, on the petition of Joshua Hamden, reported: 

That the facts stated by the petitioner are substantially true: That by the existing laws, compensation cannot be made by the commissioners of the land office to the petitioner, for monies which have been expended by him for the benefit of the state, and at the instance of the respective attorney generals, in the course of the litigation of which the petitioner speaks; it is submitted to the wisdom of the legislature, whether the relief prayed for ought to be granted.

M. V. BUREN, Attorney General.

March 14, 1818.


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Source: Journal of the Assembly of the State of New York
Collection: N/A
Series: Series 3 (17 February 1815-2 December 1821)