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We had the pleasure of waiting on you in May & in Octr. As Pr: informing you by the latter of your good luck of your number 995. of the Obligato. of 4 per Ct. whch. had a price drawn of ƒ1000: —one thousand Guilds. among those drawn Last Year conform the agreemt. whch Should be at your disposal by Sending us a Receipt for the Same. tho’ we Continue Without any of your esteemed favors, we...
We had the honor to remit Your Excellency £169,718.16 the 10th. Inst. in 23 Bills of Exchange and now inclose 110,281.  4 in 22 Do. ⅌ inclosed List. together £280,000 for accounts of the United States; being the Amount requisite for payment of the Arrears of Interest due to Foreign Officers and for completing the Article of Medals; The Receipt whereof We request Your Excellency’s...
Shortly after we had the pleasure of paying you our respects under date of the 30 April, we were honored with your Letter of 2 Decemb. A.P.; for its Contents we pray you to be assured of our Sincere thanks, & to do us the Justice to believe that we shall with pleasure embrace every Opportunity that may present for cultivating our private Correspondence, that you express such a desire of...
[ Amsterdam, December 29, 1789. On January 25, 1790, Willink, Van Staphorst, and Hubbard wrote to Hamilton : “We had the Honor to address you the 29 Ulto.” Letter not found. ]
We had the Honor to address you the 29 Ulto. since when we have not received any of your respected favors. We have now to acquaint you that the Persons employed by the Court of France here, and the principal Broker in the French funds, foreseeing that the Situation of the Finances of that Country would put it out of the Power of the Governmt. to make timely Provision for the payement of the...
We beg leave to refer to our last respects of 8 dec: since whch time we continue without your agreable favors, we are now paying the intrest due on the 4 Per Ct. Obt: and request Your sending us the Coupons of yours & to dispose of Said amount; it is highly agreable to us to See the American Credit on a Respectable footing, in Consequence the 5 Per Ct. Obt: are advanced at 99 1/2 Per Ct. and...
Deprived of your agreable favors since we had the honor of Paying you our respects under date of 1 Febry, the present will principally Serve to advise the drawing of the Lottery of the American 4 per Cts. in which we are sorry to find that the Numbers of your Obligations do not Class among the fortunate ones; by this opportunity we beg leave to remind you of the prize of ƒ1000—which fell to...
[ Amsterdam, December 23, 1790. “Mr. Short informed us It was expected also, He should be able to fix more advantageous Conditions for the Charges of the future Loans, and notwithstanding We assured him the last Loan at Four and an half per Cent for Commission, Premiums, Brokerage, and all other Expences was as reasonable as It ought to be, as well as much cheaper than Russia and the other...
[ Amsterdam, March 1, 1791. “You’ll thereby see, that after deducting 2 Pr. Cent Premium ½ ⅌ Ct. Brokerage ½ ⅌ Ct. for Seals, Notary’s Signatures, Charges &c. Advertisements, Papers for the Bonds and other incidental Expences, there remains but 1 “   “ for our Commission 4 Per Cent that We fixed with Mr. Short to do the Business for: We at that time calculated to give but 1½ per Cent Premium...
We have the honor to inclose a Letter We received for you this Morning ⅌ the English Mail, which brought us late Intelligence from America. It is with satisfaction We inform you, that We have delivered near all the Bonds of the Loan of March, and that the actual Price for them is ¾ ⅌ Cent above Par. They will probably still rise, and We flatter ourselves sufficiently high, by postponing yet...
In reply to your respected favor of 26 Ultimo, We acquaint you, that the Order You purpose giving us to pay One Million of Florins unto the Director-General of the Finances of France, shall be punctually complied with, in the Mode that Minister will desire. All the Bonds of the Loan of March last are now delivered; And We do not doubt, We should be able in the present Moment, to procure a New...
Your esteemed favors of 30 April inclose to us 60 Coupons of ƒ 40 ƒ 2400 66 50 3300 the premium of 1000 ƒ 6700: to your Credit, we have purchased for you 7 Obt: ƒ 7000 at an Agio of 1 PC 70 brot ¼ 27:
We have your respected favor of 15 Instant, in consequence of which We have confirmed to Messr. Hogguer Grand & Co. our having received your Order to pay them f500,000.—.—. on account of the U.S. and our readiness to fulfill it. They will apply to us for the Money so soon as they shall be authorized by the Commissaries of the Treasury; When We will endeavor to fix the Exchange at a just and...
[ Amsterdam, August 25, 1791. On August 29, 1791, Willink, Van Staphorst, and Hubbard wrote to William Short: “Begging leave to confirm our Respects to you of 25 Instant, We have now the honor to inclose you Triplicate of our Letter of same date to the Secretary of the Treasury of the United-States.” Letter not found. ] The letter from Willink, Van Staphorst, and Hubbard to Short is quoted in...
We had the pleasure to address you the 22nd. Inst. and now come to reply particularly to your respected favors of 12 & 14 ditto. We must confess to you Sir, that your sticking to reduce the Charges We fixed with you for the Five per Cent Loans of the United-States, after We had placed them upon the very lowest footing, is truly surprizing to us, more especially as It is striving to recede from...
We have before us your respected favors of 28 Ulto. and 3d Instant, the latter rendering that Justice to our Views, in the Conduct of the last Loan for Six Millions, which they merit, and that Circumstances are fast developing the extreme Propriety of, since the probable Acceptance of the French Constitution by the King, greatly augments the hopes and expectations of People here, in a rapid...
[ Amsterdam, November 21, 1791. On February 14, 1792, Hamilton wrote to Willink, Van Staphorst, and Hubbard : “I am just honored with your several favours of Nov 21st & 24th & December 2d.” Letter of November 21 not found. ]
[ Amsterdam, November 24, 1791. On February 14, 1792, Hamilton wrote to Willink, Van Staphorst, and Hubbard : “I am just honored with your several favours of Nov. 21st & 24th & December 2d.” Letter of November 24 not found. ]
[ Amsterdam, December 2, 1791. On February 14, 1792, Hamilton wrote to Willink, Van Staphorst, and Hubbard : “I am just honored with your several favours of Nov 21st & 24th & December 2d.” Letter of December 2 not found. ]
since our last of 5 July, we are without any of your esteemed favors, we take now the Liberty to recall ourselves to your friendly remembrance, and to make you the Compliments of the season, wishing you pray happy year. You’ll be acquainted that Mr. Short effectuated thro’ our hands with Messrs V St. a Loan of 5 per C: of Six Mills. Pnds/br & that he afterwards caused one to be made of 3 Mn....
Without any of your excellency’s esteemed favors, we wish to give you in consideration whether it would not be convenient & proper to appoint a Consul here, as we are assured is in Hambg. as your Capns. may here frequent occasions for legal assistance, as Likewise Germans to settle in your Country, if your Government may find it usefull, we should be happy if one of us was appointed thereto as...
[ Amsterdam, June 1, 1792. On September 19, 1792, Hamilton wrote to Willink, Van Staphorst, and Hubbard : “I have now to acknowledge the receipt of yours of the 1st. of June last enclosing your account current with the United States to that day.” Letter not found .]
We have received your Excellency’s favor of 20 Apr. inclosing 22 coupons 50ƒ 1100 20 40 800 1900 for whch: we credit yr: Acct in consequence of yr: desire we have purchased 2 Obl: on the United States of the of 1 June at 4 pCt. ƒ2000 ƒ2000 add 1/m intrest due 6:13 ƒ2006:13: for whch: we charge yr / acct: the ballance due with this surplus we shall find by the first coupons. in case you had...
Your esteemed favors of 30 April inclose to us 60 coupons of ƒ 40. ƒ 2400 66 " 50 " 3300 the premium of " 1000 ƒ 6700 to your Credit, we have purchased for you 70 Cl: ƒ 7000 . at an Agio of 1 pCt " 70 Brok:1/4 " "
[ Amsterdam, August 24, 1792. On November 5, 1792, Hamilton wrote to Willink, Van Staphorst, and Hubbard : “I have to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of the 24th. of August last.” Letter not found. ]
We had the honour to address your Excellency on the 2 July last, and have now that of informing you of the drawing of the Lottery of the American 4 pcents and of your Obligation No. 1026 being entitled to the premium of one Thousand Guilders. Your other numbers were not among the fortunate ones. The above Sum will in due time be placed to your Excellency’s credit, and we beg leave to...
[ Amsterdam, January 14, 1793. On March 15, 1793, Hamilton wrote to Willink, Van Staphorst, and Hubbard : “I received … the letter … of the 14 of January last.” Letter not found. ]
[ Amsterdam, January 25, 1793. On February 26, 1793, Willink, Van Staphorst, and Hubbard wrote to Hamilton : “We had the honor to address You the 25 Ulto.” Letter not found. ]
We have the honour to inform you that it has not been possible to procure such Bills upon Spain as we could have wished, and it was only today that we got the 23 inclosed amounting in all as ⅌ particulars annexed to f 17650.8.9—which we forthwith remit you, and shall continue our exertions to add to the same on every favorable opportunity. You are no doubt acquainted that War has taken place...
[ Amsterdam, February 25, 1793. On April 4, 1793, Willink, Van Staphorst, and Hubbard wrote to Hamilton : “We had the honor to address you the … 25 February.” Letter not found. ]
We had the honor to address You the 25 Ulto. and have now to advise you that owing to the attack made upon this Country by France The circulation of Money has been so checked as to render it excessively nay unparalleled scarce: The natural Consequence is a great depression in the prices of all Stocks and Bonds, to such a Degree indeed that they may be said to be unsaleable. Any fresh...
We had the honor to address you the 25 Jany. and 25 February, since when we have [not] received any of your respected favors. Mr. Short in answer to the Letter we wrote him the 24 January to Madrid, of which we forwarded you copy, has authorised us to open a Loan of Two Million of guilders for the United States at Five per cent Interest, to face the Reimbursment and Interest due the 1 June...
The Secretary of State having requested us to forward to him a Note of the several payments which we have made on Account of the United States, by the directions of their several Ministers and other Agents in Europe, we accordingly furnish him with the same, and as many of the said payments were made by Order of your Excellency for which we have no receipts, we have particularized each of that...
[ Amsterdam, April 22, 1793. On August 12, 1793, Hamilton wrote to Willink, Van Staphorst, and Hubbard : “I have lately the pleasure of your letters of the 22d of April and first of may.” Letter of April 22 not found. ]
[ Amsterdam, April 28, 1793. On May 1, 1793, Willink, Van Staphorst, and Hubbard wrote to Hamilton and referred to “our Respects of 4 & 28 Ulto.” Letter of April 28 not found. ]
The Situation of affairs here, as we had the honor to point it out to you in our Respects of 4 & 28 Ulto. naturally urged our every attention, to provide for the support of the Credit of the United States, at the fast approaching Period of the first of June, when was to be paid f.1.000.000.—Reimbursement “ 470.000.—Interest All the monies in our hands, having been more than absorbed by the...
We had the pleasure to address you the 22 Ulto. advising the purchase of an obligation of 4 per Ct. for the premium drawn on yr. obligation, we have now before us your esteemed favor of 1 March by whch. you desire to have the Amount forwarded in gold or Spanish dolls to Boston, with the discount of the coupons you enclose 22 instead of 21 as you mention of 50.ƒ and 20 of 40ƒ each. we shall...
We had the honor to address you on th 10th June, and now agreeable to promise Inclose your account balanced by a Sum of ƒ2122.11—which we have shipped in 831 Spanish Milled Dollars as per said acct will appear, on board the Hope Capt. John Fields for Boston, the same being addressed to Mr. Cotton Tuffts at Weymouth near that place, to whom we have forwarded the Bill of lading with the...
We had the pleasure on the first May, to advise our having effected a prolongation of the instalment of one million Florins due here the first of June by the United States and on the 9th. Ulto. only received your respected favor of 2 April by the British Packet: the extreme long passage of which would afford an additional proof was any requisite, of the propriety of our conduct in obtaining...
[ Amsterdam, October 4, 1793. On October 15, 1793, Willink, Van Staphorst, and Hubbard wrote to Hamilton : “We beg leave to refer You to our last Respects of 4 Instant.” Letter not found. ]
We beg leave to refer You to our last Respects of 4 Instant, since when we have received Your esteemed favor of 12 August, authorizing us to open a Loan for the United States, of Three Millions of Florins, provided it should be obtainable at Five per Cent Interest and Four per Cent Charges. We are happy, that all our late advices, will have anticipated to You the impossibility of succeeding to...
Confirming our last Respects of 14 Ultimo, we have now but to announce to you, that immediately upon learning from Mr. Short the passage thro’ the Straights of an Algerine Fleet of cruizers against the Vessels of the United States We communicated same to the Masters of the American Ships here and likewise to the Minister at Paris and consul at Bordeaux, for the information of the Captains who...
We had the pleasure to address you the 18 ultimo, and are since deprived of your respected favors. We transmit you inclosed the Account Current of the United States with us up to 30 ultimo, balanced by Holld. Cy. f 10767.12.8 due unto us, that we transfer to their Debit in a New Account. The Time approaching fast, when the Interest due thereby the United States the 1 proxo. ought to be...
Our last respects were of 1 Instant, since when we are deprived of your esteemed favors. The Five per Cent Bonds of the United States having almost entirely reached the Coffers of our Money Lenders, who do not bring them upon the market, we availed ourselves of this Circumstance combined with that of the money that will be let loose by sundry Reimbursements and the payment of large sums of...
We had the pleasure to address you the 27th. ulto. and are since favored with your esteemed of 26th. October forwarded to us from Glasgow by Tobias Lear Esqr. who purposes to visit this City in March next, when you may depend upon his experiencing from us, those attentions, Civilities, and services, We shall at all times be happy in shewing to your recommendations. You have been regularly...
Confirming our last respects of 14 Ultimo, We have now but to transmit You the Account Current of the United States with us, up to 31st January last, the Balance whereon, due by us Holld. Curry. f 923,284.13.8. We transfer to the Credit of the United States in a New Account. The Delivery of the Bonds the preceeding Month has been very brisk: Among them were 144. Bonds of the Half of the Loan...
We had the pleasure to address you our last respects the 4th Instant, and have now to acknowledge Receipt of the Triplicate of your esteemed favor of 26 November last, Original and Duplicate of which have not yet reached us. We have advice of the Bank of the United States having drawn upon us a Bill for one hundred Thousand Guilders to the order of Mr. Samuel Meredith Treasurer of the United...
Since our last respects of 24th Ultimo, We have your esteemed favor of 21st. January, advising the Treasurer would remit us a Bill of the Bank of the United States on ourselves for Ho. Cy. f 400,000. Which We have received, and is to the Credit of the United States. Our preceeding Letter will have testified that We have been equally impressed with yourself, of the propriety and importance of...
Confirming our last Respects of 28 ultimo, We have now but to transmit you the Account Current of the United States with us, up to the 31st. of last Month, The Balance whereon due by us Holld. Cy. f 1495718. 4. 8 We transfer to their Credit in a new Account. We have delivered in all 240 Bonds of the half of the Loan of 1 January last, that the Undertakers, reserved to their option; Thus 1740...
We have to request your acceptance of our most hearty Thanks for Your very polite letter of 24th January, and for your alacrity to contribute to the success of the object, We commissioned Mr. Sterett to obtain for us. We are apprized of the Doubt whether the Constitution by prescribing a general Uniform rule of naturalization, did not preclude the granting it in any particular Case: wherefore...