Grosvenor square Decr. 13th. 1785
on the 29 Novr. I accepted a Bill of Mr. Barclay No. 6. (by mistake as I suppose it ought to be No. 8) for 200£ st.—dated Paris 24 Novr. at usance 1st. of y[thorn sign]e sett in favour of Mr. Grand.
on this 13 Decr. I have accepted two Bills of 200 st each drawn by Mr. Barlcay—dated Paris 1st. Decr. 1785—at usance, 1st. of the sett in favour of Mr. Nicholas Darcell or order to be paid at your House on account of Willink & Van staphorst on act. of the United States of America—
on the 1st. of Decr. I accepted a Bill of Dr. Tufts in favour of Samuel Elliot or order indorsed to Messrs. Harrisan Ansley & Co. for £100 st. at 30 day’s sight—this is to be Charged to the United states as part of my salary—
I am &c
P.S. Decr. 13th. 1785—After the within was written, other Bills were presented to me and accepted vizt. No. 11. from Mr. Barclay in favour of Mr. Grands order for 100£ st. at usance 1st. of y[thorn sign]e sett. dated Paris Decr. 7. 1785 No. 12 for 200£ st. in all other respects like No. 11.