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To Benjamin Franklin from John Adams, 19 May 1781

From John Adams

Copy: Massachusetts Historical Society

Amsterdam 19 May 1781

Sir

I have the Honour to inform you, that I yesterday drew Bills of Exchange upon your Excellency, in favour of the House of Fizeaux & Grand to the amount of Twenty Seven Thousand Crowns of three Livres Each, to enable them to discharge the Bills of Congress which I have accepted and which are now or will be in a few days payable. The following is the List

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I have the Honour to be, Sir, your most obedient and most humble Servant.

His Excellency Benjamin Franklin Esqr.

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