Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Willink, Van Staphorst & Hubbard, 2 July 1792

From Willink, Van Staphorst & Hubbard

Amsterdam 2d. July 1792


Craving reference to what we had the honour of addressing you the 30 May, We have now principally to wait on you with an abstract of the Account Current of the Department of State up to the 30 June by which it appears that We retain in our hands a Balance of f69889.3 to face the further disposals of the American Ministers in Europe, which We have no doubt but you will find correct. We have the honour to subscribe ourselves with much respect Sir Your mo: obedt. & hble Servts.

Wilhem & Jan Willink

N. & J. Van Staphorst & Hubbard

Dupl (DLC); at head of text: “(Copy)”; addressed: “To His Excellency Thomas Jefferson Esqr Secretary of State Philadelphia per Capt. Hoyt”; endorsed by TJ as received 6 Oct. 1792 and so recorded in SJL; penciled beneath endorsement by TJ: “Duplicate to be kept by myself.” Enclosure: Willink, Van Staphorst & Hubbard, Account of “The Secretary of State to the United States of America,” Amsterdam, 30 June 1792, containing entries for 25 July 1791–30 June 1792 (PrC of Tr in DLC: TJ Papers, 76: 13148–50, in a clerk’s hand; PrC of Tr in same, 80: 13893–5, undated, in a clerk’s hand).

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