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|Named Person:||Alexander Hamilton; Alexander Hamilton|
|Document Type:||Archival Material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Andrew Bell; Susannah Bell; Heathcote Johnston; Sarah Nelson; David Oakey; Andrew Bell Paterson; Jane E Paterson; William Bell Paterson; William Taylor; James Watson; Samuel W Whelpley; Bell family.; Paterson family.
|Description:||1 box (234 items)|
Correspondence includes 25 letters received from David Oakey, New York, 1806-1843, concerning Bell's business affairs; letters to Bell's wife, Susannah, from various relations and friends; 36 letters from their niece, Jane E. Paterson, of Morristown, New Jersey; 5 letters from Susannah Bell to her husband, including an 1804 letter discussing the death of Alexander Hamilton; and occassional letters from Susannah's niece, Sarah Nelson, Norfolk, Virginia; Heathcote Johnston, London; Andrew Bell's friend "Archy," of Newark; Samuel W. Whelpley; James Watson, Jr.; William Taylor; Andrew Bell Paterson; William Bell Paterson; and others. Letters concern personal and family matters, business affairs, finances, shipments of goods, land sales, etc. Also included are a small number of miscellaneous accounts, deeds, poems, etc., along with letters addressed by and to individuals outside of the Bell family.