eth_getTransactionByHash - Ethereum
Returns the information about a transaction requested by transaction hash. In the response object, `blockHash`, `blockNumber`, and `transactionIndex` are `null` when the transaction is pending.

Parameters

DATA, 32 Bytes - hash of a transaction
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params: [
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"0x88df016429689c079f3b2f6ad39fa052532c56795b733da78a91ebe6a713944b"
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]
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Returns

Object - A transaction object, or null when no transaction was found:
  • blockHash: DATA, 32 Bytes - hash of the block where this transaction was in. null when its pending.
  • blockNumber: QUANTITY - block number where this transaction was in. null when it's pending.
  • from: DATA, 20 Bytes - address of the sender.
  • gas: QUANTITY - gas provided by the sender.
  • gasPrice: QUANTITY - gas price provided by the sender in Wei.
  • hash: DATA, 32 Bytes - hash of the transaction.
  • input: DATA - the data send along with the transaction.
  • nonce: QUANTITY - the number of transactions made by the sender prior to this one.
  • to: DATA, 20 Bytes - address of the receiver. null when it's a contract creation transaction.
  • transactionIndex: QUANTITY - integer of the transactions index position in the block. null when its pending.
  • value: QUANTITY - value transferred in Wei.
  • v: QUANTITY - ECDSA recovery id
  • r: DATA, 32 Bytes - ECDSA signature r
  • s: DATA, 32 Bytes - ECDSA signature s

Example

Request
alchemyweb3.js
ethers.js
web3.py
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Postman
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// Installation instructions: https://github.com/alchemyplatform/alchemy-web3
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async function main() {
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// Import the AlchemyWeb3 library. Filepath to functions:
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// /@alch/alchemy-web3/dist/alchemyWeb3.js
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const { createAlchemyWeb3 } = require("@alch/alchemy-web3");
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// Replace with your Alchemy API key:
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const apiKey = "demo";
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// Initialize an alchemy-web3 instance:
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const web3 = createAlchemyWeb3(
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`https://eth-mainnet.g.alchemy.com/v2/${apiKey}`);
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// Query the blockchain (replace example parameters)
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const transaction = await web3.eth.getTransaction({
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data: '0x88df016429689c079f3b2f6ad39fa052532c56795b733da78a91ebe6a713944b',
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});
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// Print the output to console
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console.log(transaction);
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}
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main();
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// Installation instructions: https://docs.ethers.io/v5/getting-started/#installing
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async function main() {
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const { ethers } = require("ethers");
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// Replace with your Alchemy API key:
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const apiKey = "demo";
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// Initialize an ethers instance
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const provider = new ethers.providers.AlchemyProvider("homestead", apiKey);
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// Query the blockchain (replace example parameters)
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const transaction = await provider.getTransaction({
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data: '0x88df016429689c079f3b2f6ad39fa052532c56795b733da78a91ebe6a713944b',
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});
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// Print the output to console
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console.log(transaction);
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}
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main()
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# Installation Instructions: https://web3py.readthedocs.io/en/latest/quickstart.html#installation
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from web3 import Web3, HTTPProvider
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#Replace with your Alchemy API key:
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apiKey = "demo"
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# Initialize a Web3.py instance
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web3 = Web3(Web3.HTTPProvider('https://eth-mainnet.alchemyapi.io/v2/'+apiKey))
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# Query the blockchain (replace example parameters)
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transaction = web3.eth.get_raw_transaction({
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transaction_hash: "0x88df016429689c079f3b2f6ad39fa052532c56795b733da78a91ebe6a713944b",
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})
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# Print the output to console
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print(transaction)
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curl https://eth-mainnet.alchemyapi.io/v2/your-api-key \
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-X POST \
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-H "Content-Type: application/json" \
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-d'{"jsonrpc":"2.0","method":"eth_getTransactionByHash","params":["0x88df016429689c079f3b2f6ad39fa052532c56795b733da78a91ebe6a713944b"],"id":0}'
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URL: https://eth-mainnet.alchemyapi.io/v2/your-api-key
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RequestType: POST
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Body:
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{
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"jsonrpc":"2.0",
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"method":"eth_getTransactionByHash",
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"params":["0x88df016429689c079f3b2f6ad39fa052532c56795b733da78a91ebe6a713944b"],
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"id":0
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}
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Result
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{
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"jsonrpc": "2.0",
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"id": 0,
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"result": {
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"hash": "0x88df016429689c079f3b2f6ad39fa052532c56795b733da78a91ebe6a713944b",
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"blockHash": "0x1d59ff54b1eb26b013ce3cb5fc9dab3705b415a67127a003c3e61eb445bb8df2",
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"blockNumber": "0x5daf3b",
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"from": "0xa7d9ddbe1f17865597fbd27ec712455208b6b76d",
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"gas": "0xc350",
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"gasPrice": "0x4a817c800",
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"input": "0x68656c6c6f21",
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"nonce": "0x15",
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"r": "0x1b5e176d927f8e9ab405058b2d2457392da3e20f328b16ddabcebc33eaac5fea",
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"s": "0x4ba69724e8f69de52f0125ad8b3c5c2cef33019bac3249e2c0a2192766d1721c",
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"to": "0xf02c1c8e6114b1dbe8937a39260b5b0a374432bb",
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"transactionIndex": "0x41",
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"v": "0x25",
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"value": "0xf3dbb76162000"
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}
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}
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