From Hendrik van Blomberg
Amsterdam 26 September 1780
I Waited Yesterday for a Second him [?] on Messr. Van Vollenhoven after the recpt of your favour.1 The affair in question is to Extended to decide it by letters, for Which reason I beg the favour of You to do me the honour to Cale on me this Evening at 6 o’Clock, When I shall take Care to have a Person With me, witt wohm we Can speak in Confidence.2 I am With great regard Sir! Your Most ob. Servt.
H V Blomberg
RC, with JA’s reply (Adams Papers).
1. No letter from JA to either van Blomberg or the van Vollenhovens has been found.
2. At the bottom of the page JA wrote: Sir
I received the Honour of your Billet of this Morning and will with Pleasure wait on you this Evening at six o Clock. I am sir, your most obt.
The person with whom JA and van Blomberg were to meet is unclear, but he may have been Anthony Mylius. See Mylius’ letter of 29 Sept. (below).