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We have before us Your Excell s. most Esteemed favour of the 13 h. Inst t. and have taken Duely Notice of the acceptances Made by Your Excell s. to whom all honour will be done by Mess r. Puller. We observe what Your Excell s. is pleased to Say about the Credit of £1000 Stg. in favour of M r. Jesferson, of Which We Made mention in Our Last Letter, Mess r. Van den Yver freres & C
We are favour’d with your Excell y’s Most Esteemed Letter of the 20 th. Janr y. advising us your Acceptance of a Bill for Twelve Guineas in favour of M r. Grand, of which due notice is taken. Likewise of your Draft on Mess r. C. R. Pullers of £150.— in favour of Coll o. Smith, to which due honour is paid by P. Gent n. . We are Kindly Obliged to your Excell y. for his gracious Compliments of...
We have before us your Most Esteemed Favour of the 16 th. Feb y. and have taken due Notice of the Acceptances made by Your Excell y. to Whom all honour Shall be done by Mess rs. Puller In Consequence of your Order the £19.1.4. paid by P. Mess r. Puller for Charges on the Importation of the Remainder of your Baggage Will be Charged to the Account of the United States—. We have the honour to...
We are favour’d with your most Esteemed Letter of the 24 th. Inst t. and take due Notice of the acceptances, and drafts made by your Excell y. to Whom Due honour Shall be Paid by Mess r. Puller. Your Inclosed is Come to hand, Receive our thanks for your Punctual Care. We have the Honour to Remain with perfect Consideration / Sir / Your Excell s. most obed t. Humble Servants
We have the Honor to inclose Your Excellency, a Letter from the Honble the Commissioners to the Board of Treasury of the United-States; Which came open to us, with a Resolve of Congress of 15 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 l9 th Instant, with a letter of the Hon ble Commissioners of the Treasury Board, conveying a Remittance of £144,000…, 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. Willinks want the Same. We know of the endeavours bestowed to make Newyork concurr with the...
We have the honor to inclose Your Excellency a Bond N o: 4543 of the Loan raised for Account of the United States of America dated 11 th. June 1782. of Which your Excellency omitted to sign the Receipt. We therefore beg you to compleat this Formality, where we have marked with a Pencil; And to return us this Bond by our Friend M r: Daniel Parker, Who will shortly re-visit this Country., We are...
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 Varker, 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 United...
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 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 ƒ60,000.—to be effected in new Bonds, the Commissioners appear to have been apprehensive, they should not be able to provide timely for the February...
We have to acquaint Your Excellency that the Time drawing now very near for the payment of the Interest Two Hundred and Fifty Thousand Guilders due by the United–States first June, and as it would be advantageous to have it inserted in the Public–papers so early as possible, We are very uneasy at the total silence of the Board of Treasury to us on the subject. We still flatter ourselves the...
We have Your Excellency’s esteemed favors of 7th and two of 8 Instant transmitting us Letters from the Board of Treasury. The detention whereof later than others we received of the April Packet, has retarded the Business of a new loan during a whole Week. A delay of utmost consequence at the eve of the June Interest falling due.— We sincerely lament the Necessity Mr. John Rucker was in to...
We are honored with Your Excellency’s respected Favors of 9 & 11 Inst. and are sorry you interpreted our Request, dictated by the Situation of the Accounts of the United-States with us, should extend to the with-holding any further payments to you for your Salary or Disbursements. The Interest and Honor of the United-States, and our personal Esteem for your Excellency, would not admit of our...
Agreeable to what we had the honor to acquaint Your Excellency the 15 Instant, We have exerted ourselves to procure Money for Payment of the Interest due the First Proximo by the United States; A Matter very difficult to be accomplished as we had against us the late News from America, no immediate flattering Prospects and an excessive Scarcity of Money here at present. We have however been...
We Shall be Extreemely glad to hear of your Safe arrival, and that you are enjoying a perfect health. We convey you herewith one obligation which you forget to sign, please to return it. As also a translation to forward it to Congress to have it ratified—We beg likewise you’ll be so good to Send us 2 Copies of the Letter Wrote by you to Congress, in order to Send them with two translations of...
We did ourselves the pleasure of waiting on your Excellency per last mail, under the date of the 8 Inst: advising that your Excellency had by mistake omitted to Sign four obligations, and that we should forward them for the addition thereof, per first trader from hence for London.– This we now find to be an error Occasioned by the Notary, as on Examination we find the secretary that signs on...
We have your Excellency’s favor of 1st. Inst. advising it as most safe and prudent in your Opinion from what you had learned of the unfortunate and critical Situation of public Affairs in our Republic and particularly in this City, that we should pay into the Bank of Amsterdam, the Money we have in hand belonging to the United–States; A Measure dictated no doubt by Your Excellency’s Zeal for...
We have been duly honor’d with your Excellency’s Letters of 15 Novr. & 10 Inst:, the former contained your Excell’ys Approbation of the advances made to Mr. Jefferson on account of the United States, as well of what said Gentleman might have occasion for ’till we receive further directions thereon from Congress, or the Board of Treasury, in Consequence of which we have Continued furnishing him...
Being without any of your Excellency’s esteemed favors unreplied to, The Purport of the present is to acquaint you, that on the 22nd. Inst. we received a Letter from His Excellency Thos: Jefferson, Esqr: Minister from the United-States to the Court of Versailles, notifying to us that Messrs. H. Fizeaux & Co. of this City, had applied to him for ƒ51,000—to pay off so much borrowed by them for...
We are honored with Your Excellency’s respected favor of 2 Inst. with Copy of the Resolution of Congress conveying your Recall, and a Testimony of your Services and Merits, the more honorable, as it comes from the only Source capable of appreciating justly their value. Upon which please accept our Congratulations, together with our Wishes for your safe return to your native country, Where we...
Permit us to offer you our most hearty and sincere Congratulations on Your and Your Lady’s safe Return to your Native Country, after a long Absence, during which We had the Satisfaction to form a Relation with you; The Cessation whereof does not We assure you, diminish our Wishes for the Happiness of yourself and Family. As a small Token of our Remembrance and Esteem, We have taken the Liberty...