Adams Papers

From John Adams to William Duer, 12 June 1787

London Grovenor Square June th.12. 1787.


Yesterday I received the Letter, you did me the honour to write me, on the Second of May. and Immediately had the bills enclosed <to the Board of Treasury> in it prsented and protested The Bills I have Sent by this days Post, and the Protest are here inclosed to the Board of Treasury,—on Saturnday I Returned from an irksome Voyage and Journey to Holland where I was obliged to go to Borrow Some Money to pay the Interest due on the first of June, and prevent Injustice from being done to the Holders of the Obligations of the United States. If the Bills should be paid before or at the day of Payment which I still hope, we shall be so much the happier With great Respect . . . / I have the Honour to be Sir your / most obedient and most humble Servant.

J. A

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