Benjamin Franklin Papers

The American Commissioners to Horneca, Fizeaux & Cie., 6 December 1778

The American Commissioners to Horneca, Fizeaux & Cie.1

AL (draft):2 Massachusetts Historical Society; two copies: National Archives

Passy Decr 6. 1778


We have never received from you, any Intelligence concerning the Progress, which you have made, in the Loan, which has been opened by you for the united States of America. We are anxious to be informed that We may be able to acquaint our Constituents, and regulate our own Conduct in other Things. We should therefore be obliged to you for the earliest Information possible, and are your most obt. humble Servants

Messrs Horneca Fitzeaux & Co. Amsterdam.

1The Amsterdam bankers attempting to raise an American loan: see our annotation of Dumas’ letter of Nov. 24.

2In JA’s hand.

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