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Household Inventories of the U.S. Legation at The Hague: 14 May 1782 – 24 June 1784

From: Adams Papers | Papers of John Adams | Volume 13 | Household Inventories of the U.S. Legation at The Hague: 14 May 1782 – 24 June 1784

1Editorial Note (Adams Papers)
On 14 May 1782, two days after John Adams moved into the new American legation, John Thaxter inventoried the household furnishings. On 16 Oct., the day before Adams left The Hague for Paris and the peace negotiations, Thaxter likely reviewed his inventory, focusing on the glass- and dinnerware, to determine what had been added since 14 May or was missing or broken (see No. I, note 1 , below)....
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Inventaires, de tout ce qui appartient a son Excellence Monsieur Adams Ecuÿer &c &c. tant, ce que j’ai recu D’amsterdam, que ce que j’ai achetté par ordre de son Excellence monsieur adams, come aussi ce que j’ai achetté, qui ettoit absolument necessaire dans son Hotel, plusieurs articles qui ne se trouveront point sur les inventaires de Monsieur Thaxter, come, chaises, tables, tapis de toute...
Inventories of everything belonging to his Excellency Mr. Adams, esquire, as well as what I received from Amsterdam that I purchased per order of his Excellency Mr. Adams, and also items that I purchased that were absolutely necessary for his home. Several articles will not be found on Mr. Thaxter’s inventory, such as chairs, tables, carpets of all sorts, mirrors, beds, and several articles of...
Inventaires de la Batterie de cuisine, selon que je l’ai recue de Monsieur John Thaxter, et come Son Excellence Monsieur Adams, pourra toujours voir Sur le compte du ferblantier, qui a tout Etainne la dite Batterie de cuisine Selon L’accord que l’on avoit fait avec lui, Les comptes ont Eté Livrés à Son Excellence Monsieur Adams dans L’année 1782. all this articles found in good order. (Was...
Inventory of the kitchen, according to the one I received from Mr. John Thaxter. Mr. Adams is always able to see the account at the tinsmith, who made all the pots, pans, and utensils for the kitchen according to their agreement. The accounts were delivered to his Excellency Mr. Adams in 1782. all this articles found in good order. (Was signed) F: Lotter I Marie Dumas certify that what Mr....