Adams Papers

John Adams to Wilhem & Jan Willink and Nicolaas & Jacob Van Staphorst, 16 Feb. 1786

Grosvr. square Feby 16. 1786—


On the 30th. of Jany. I desired Messrs. Pullers to examine an account of Mr. Baker, the Broker, and if they found it right to pay it, amounting to 49[£]..1[S]..4[d]—and charge it to you to be by you charged to the United States of America as Expences of Ministers, being the Charges on the Importation of <my> the remainder of my Baggage

On Feby. 1st. I accepted two Bills. No. 13 & No. 14. for 200[£] stg. each dated No. 13. Jany. 15—& No. 14 Jany. 16—at Paris, at usance first of the Sett. in favour of Mr. Grand, drawn by Mr. Barclay

On Feby. 16 I accepted 7 Bills of John Lamb for 2000[£]—stg. in the whole, all dated at Madrid the 25th: of January 1786. at 60 Day’s sight from the Date, payable to the order of Messieurs Etienne Drouilhet & Comp. first of the sett. Letter—A.

The Detail of these Bills are.

1 = 300

2 = 250

3 = 240

4 = 260

5 = 320

6 = 350

& —

7 = 280

£ 2000 stg.

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