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Some time having elapsed since we had the honor of addressing your Excellency we now take the liberty of informing you Sir, of our having received Letters from M r. Morris giving us Intelligence of certain Drafts, which he had partly already made on us and which he Should yet make, tho’ the total Amount together was much more than we now have in Cash for the United States of America. His...
We have the honour to acknowledge the Receipt of yoúr Esteemed favoúr of 14 th. Instant. by which we observe with much Sorrow the Attack of a fever yoúr Excell y. has been troubled with, We hope it will not have been of any Continuance, but that we Shall Soon have the pleasúre to be informed of yoúr Excell y. being Restored to perfect health. Our Last to yoúr Excell y. was of the 16 th. Inst...
The relation, in which we have the honour to Stand with your Excellency concerning the American Loan, makes it our Duty to inform your Excellency with the following circumstances We received Some time hence a letter from M r. Morris dated 5 th August, by which he advised us that he had determined to value upon us by his drafts till the amount of half a million Florins. We calculated at that...
We do ourselves the honour in answer to your Excellency’s esteemed favour of 14 dec̃:, to hand you inclosed Copy of the Letters both of Doctor Franklin Esq r and m r. Grand, by wh ch. you’ll be pleased to observe that the Contents are by no means favourable to our purpose. By the Washington Packet, we have again been favoured with His Excellency’s M r. Robt. Morris Eq r. ’s letters, with...
At the beginning of this Week having many Letters to dispatch relating to the Business of the United States, we agreed together upon their Contents, and every one of us charged himself with part of the Work. M r. Willink promised to write a Letter to your Excellency, and a short Time before the departure of the Mail, he Sent it to the other Houses for Signing. We observed he had not been very...
We are favoured with the honour of your Excellency’s letter of 29 of this month, wh ch. should have compiared Yesterday With us. M r. W m Willink did himself the honour to wait on your Excellency the night before your departure, to inform you of the unsuccessfullness of all our repeated endeavours, and notwithstanding the favourable dispositions of our Regency, Considerations of so much...
As the Time of having inserted in Our Newspapers the payment of the Intrest of the United States is approching, and we Still deprived of Any Letters of Congress. We take the Liberty to advice yoúr Excell y. of it, not doubting but yoúr Excell y. Will find the Necessity of Having Regularly the Intrest paid when due, in Order to Maintain the Credit of the United States. and as the Money in Oúr...
We have your respected Favor of 29 Ult o: notifying your having been appointed Minister Plenipotentiary from the United-States of America to the Court of Great-Britain; In the Execution of which important Employment, We sincerely wish every Success in advancing the Interest of your Country, And that you may enjoy perfect Health— We shall carefelly attend to your directions in packing &...
We had the honour to write your Excellencÿ the 3 th: instant, in consequence of which M r: de la Lande hath been at the Hague to see everÿ thing in the Hotel of the United States properlÿ packed to be forwarded to Rotterdam; We since received your Excellencÿ’s favour of the 10 th: and have according to your orders to send everÿ thing bÿ M r: Lotter, forwarded the two Trunks to Rotterdam to the...
We are in the disagreable necessity to acquaint the Hon ble. Commissioners of the Board of Treasury of the United States of America, that Mess. De La Lande & fynje who at the present moment are debtors to them for the Amount of ƒ112,000, have Stopt payment, and we take the Liberty to Send your Excellency inclosed the Letter to Said Gentlemen, which we left open in order you may peruse it for...
We Refer Our Selves to what we had the honour to write yoúr Excell s. the 17 th. June, Since none of yoúr favoúrs, Serves this principally to hand yoúr Excell s. the Expences attending the Expedition of yoúr Effects which we have paid, viz t. To M r. Dumas, paid by him to Several people employed to inventarise, pakking, and Transporting the Effects from the Hague to Rotterdam, as by his...
In answer to your favour of the 2 d: of this Month, we are Sorry to Confirm your Idea that the Misfortune of Mess rs: de La Lande & fynje is most probably irretrivable, and it proves Still more to be so in proportion, we get more acquainted with the nature of their Engagements with M r: Geyer and the Gentlemen in America: we Shall endeavour to give you a General Idea of those Connexions, and...
We have before us the honour of your Excell y’s esteemed favour of 16 July, wh ch. only is arrived with us the 24 inst, in conformity of your desire we shall endeavour to take care for the Hotel with all œconomy possible, as far as our position in Amst d will admit. We Shall procure ourselves a copy of the Contract of de La Lande & fynje with Geyer to transmit it to you, if possible next mail...
We refer to what we had the Honor to write you last post, and now send you inclosed a Copy of the Articles of Partnerschip between Geyer and De la Lande & Fynje. We don’t believe you’ll find it a fraudulent Contract, at least on the part of De la Lande & fynje, who certainly are not benefited by it, on the contrary it appears to us, that they rather acted imprudently, and depended too much...
We have received the Letter Your Excellency favored us with under date of 5 th: Ins t: — It gives us Pleasure that the Contract entered into between Mess r: De la Lande & fynje & M r. F. W. Geyer, Has convinced you said Gentlemen have not been actuated by any improper Intentions— The Proposals of M r: Daniel Parker have not yet taken sufficient Consistence, to address the Board of Treasury on...
We have received in due Time your Favor of the 19 th. and observe what you say relative to M r. Parkers proposals. We would not venture to act in a Business of so much importance in opposition to your advice, and less so, because we have properly no Power for the Purpose. Notwithstanding this your Excellency will be so kind to excuse us, that we dare differ from your Ideas, and that it is our...
We have the Honor of Your Excellency’s Letter of 6 th: Instant, with an attested Copy of the Resolve of Congress of 15 February last, Appropriating a Sum of Money not exceeding Eighty Thousand-Dollars, from the Loans borrowed in Holland, or any other Monies in Europe belonging to the United States, to the Order of their Ministers, vested with the Power of forming Treaties with the Barbary...
Referring Your Excellency to what we had the Honor to address you the 4 th: Ins t: We have now to acknowledge Receipt of Your Excellency’s esteemed Favor of 4 ditto, advising your further Acceptances of £200.–.– St g: drawn by M r: Barclay– } 140.–.– } ″ . . . ″    ″ John Lamb 160.–.– Which we have directed Mess. C & R: Puller of London, to discharge at Maturity— Similar Honor You may depend,...
We acknowledge the Receit of Your Esteemed Favoúr of the 12 th. Inst t. advising ús your further acceptances of £100.– } ″100.– drawn by M r. Barclay Order M r Grand ″100.– ″150.– } drawn by M r. John Lamb Order M r
We have before ús Your Excell s. most Esteemed favour of the 13 h. Inst t. , and have taken Duely Notice of the Acceptances made by Yoúr Excell y. to Whom all honoúr Will be done by Mess s. Puller. We observe What yoúr Excell y. is pleased to Say aboút the Credit of £1000 St g. in favoúr of M r. Jefferson, of Which We made mention in Our last letter, Mess s. Van den Yver freres & C
We have the Honor to inclose Your Excellency, a Letter from the Honb̃le the Commissioners to the Board of Treasury of the United-States; Which came open to us, with a Resolve of Congress of 15 th. February last; Submitting them to your Consideration, We have to acquaint you the Board of Treasury has wrote to us in conformity.— Co-inciding fully with the Resolve of Congress & Opinion of the...
We have the honor of your Excellency’s favor of 19 th Instant, with a letter of the Hon ble: Commissioners of the Treasury Board, conveying a Remittance of ƒ144,000:–:–, as M r. Morris is used to convey always a letter of advice with his drafts, we pray you will look among your papers for it, as mess rs. Willink want the Same. We know of the endeavours bestowed to make Newyork concurr with the...
We are honored with Your Excellency’s Favor of 19 th: Ins t: mentioning You had perfected the Congress Bond N o: 4543 and returned it by M r: Daniel Parker, Who has delivered same to us— We take the Liberty, to inclose Your Excellency, the Edict of His Most Christian Majesty, appointing us in conjunction with Mess r: Henry Fizeaux & C o: the Treasurers of his Finances in these...
We have the Honor to acquaint Your Excellency, that agreeable to the Conditions of the Loan of Two Millions raised for the United-States, the Second Drawing of Premiums was effected the 25 th: Instant to the Amount of Sixty Thousand Guilders; Which it is at the Option of the United-States, to pay in New Bonds the 1 st: February 1787 or in Specie Six Months after the Drawing. The first drawing...
We are honored by your Excellency’s respected Favor of 1 st. Ins t: with an Enclosure from the Board of Treasury of the United-States, whereof we transmit a Copy for Your Excellency’s Perusal and Government. In directing the Payment of the Premiums f 60,000:—:— to be effected in new Bonds, the Commissioners appear to have been apprehensive, they should not be able to provide timely for the...
We had the honor to receive in due time Your Excellency’s ever respected Favor of    advising us to pay in Specie the Premiums of CPl ƒ60,000:—:—, drawn last October at the Charge of the United-States. We shall immediately publish the same, together with the Payment of the Interest due 1 st proximo on the Loan of Two Millions: Which will we trust have the good effect upon the Credit of America...