From Willink, Van Staphorst & Hubbard
Amsterdam, 4 May 1789. Having received no reply to theirs of the 16th ulto. enclosing remittance of £15,500 to enable TJ to fulfill contract for dies, and expecting one by return of post, they are “apprehensive for its safety, which induces us to transmit a duplicate,” an acknowledgment of which they request by return post.
RC (DLC); in a clerk’s hand, but signed by the members of the firm. Enclosures (DLC): (1) Dupl. of Willink, Van Staphorst & Hubbard to TJ, 16 Apr. 1789. (2) Dupl. of list of all drafts drawn on the above firm by TJ between 1 Oct. 1787 and 11 Sep. 1789.