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Mr. Fynje having communicated us his conversation with your Excellency last evening, we beg leave to assure you, that we’ll gladly do all what lays in our power to give you Satisfaction; We therefore to convince you of our inclination in this respect do without any hesitation Accept of the terms you proposed of 4 1/4 pct. for the Remedium and other Charges. The other point we’ve proposed to...
We did not receive the Letter, which your Excellency did us the honour to write to us, but yesterday morning about twelve ô Clock, in answer to which, we now take the liberty to propose to your Excelly the final Terms, on which we are willing to open a Loan in behalf of the united States of North America. Your Excellency shall authorise us to negotiate a Sum of five Millions of Guilders, tho’...
We received by Mr Fynje your Excellency’s esteemed favour of 17 inst, by whch. you are pleased to agree to all the terms we proposed by our letter of 16 inst, with this exception, that the allowance, for remedium of negotiating, and paying out the money, brokeridge, Notary Stamps, and all expences whatsoever, and also for the final redeeming of the negotiated Sum, all together is to be fixed at...
After the letter we had the honour of writing to your Excellency having got a Conversation about the Prospectus of the Loan, we think it would be more easy and convenient for yr. Excellency, to pass five Bonds, each of one Million of Guilders in our favour, authorising and empowering us to divide them in Bonds of thousand Guilders each, under our hands, which Should be Saving a good deal of...
Van eene Negotiatie ten behoeve der Vereenigde Staaten van America, groot drie Millioenen Guldens, Hollands Courant geld, tegens 5 pCto. Intrest in t Jaar, roor den tyd van tien Jaaren vast, te betalen op Coupons van f 50—’s Jaarlyks. Zyn Excellentie John Adams, Schildknaap Minister Plenipotentiarie van gemelde Vereenigde Staaten van America &c. &c. speciaal door het Congres geauthoriseerd tot...
Of a loan in behalf of the United States: three million guilders, Dutch currency, with a 5 percent interest rate per year, for the time period of ten years, to be paid off by 50 f coupons, annually. His Excellency John Adams, Minister Plenipotentiary of aforementioned United States of America &c. &c., especially authorized by the Congress, will execute this loan in three bonds, La. A, B, C, on...
Since we doubt whether they have Sent your Excellency already Some Prospectus of the Loan, we take the liberty of inclosing you Some herewith. We flatter ourselves that it will Succeed now to your wishes. Mr. Le Poole has brought us your Excellency’s answer to our last letter. Notwithstanding we flatter ourselves, that if we could have had the Satisfaction to converse with your Excellency, we...
In consequence of Mr. van Staphorst’s information, that your Excellency did intend to come in town Monday or Theusday, we got the translation of the bond performed in better English; whch. we now inclose to submit to your Excellency’s approbation. We shall be glad to Learn the Same, and to have this translation returned to us, with your Excellency’s advice of the day, you are pleased to fix...
Hereby we’ve the honour to hand your Excellency the English Copy of the Bond, which you was pleased to desire for your perusal. We hope to send you soon the printed bonds for signing, and also the authentic copys, which are to be send to Congres for ratification. Since Messs. Willink and De La Lande & Fynje were occupied with other Business, they had no opportunity to sign this letter, which...
In consequence of what Messrs. Van Staphorst had the honor of writing you yesterday, we’ve had a meeting last evening about our common business, and have now the honour to advise your Excellency in answer to your respected favor of the 13th. Instt. that agreable to your order we have apply’d to young Mr. De Neufville to have the exact Amount of his Account against the United States for...
In conformity of our agreement we have the honor to accompany your Excellency herewith 25 English and 25 dutch copies of the General Bonds of the Loan of Five Millions for the United States of America, viz: five copies of each Million, to be forwarded to Congress by five different opportunities, in order to get the Ratification thereon. Respecting the Rent of your House we have Spoken to the...
We have before us your esteemed favour of 10 inst: with a letter for Messrs. Ravekes van Keulen, to whom we Shall pay f 1281s12. for half a years rent in arrear, and for the loss and expences upon the present year, and up the Lease, and their receipt to remit to your Excellency, to charge Said Sum to the account of the United States of America. We Shall hand Mr Hodshon the f 37:12 to place on...
We beg Leave to refer to our last letter of 11 July, by whch. we prayed, your Excellency to inform us, of abt. the Sums the drafts of Mr Laurens might amount to. We have Since payed f 491:12— to Messrs: Gerb: Rarekes & J: G: Thin van Kulen, whch. is charged in acct: to the United States of America, and we inclose the lease of the House. Said Gentlemen were pay’d of the half year’s rent in...
Inclosed we have the honour of sending to your Excellency an Account, which your Bookseller has given us Some days ago, please to tell us if we are to pay the Same. We also take the liberty of troubling your Excellency with a more interesting matter, the Rafaction on the Tobaccos, having observed with much pleasure, that your Excellency hinted this point in the Conferences about the Treaty,...
We take the liberty to inform your Excellency that about a Month ago, when Mr. Ridly, agent of the State of Maryland was here, we agreed with Said Gentleman, in virtue of his Powers and Commissions, which were certified by your Excellency, to open a Loan of Six hundred thousand Guilders, in behalf of the Said State for ten Years and at 5 pco. Interest, which shall be paid out of the Amount of...
We duly received your most esteem’d favour of the 10th. of this month to us in particular, and to our Society with Messrs. Willinks and de La Lande & fynje. About the latter we’ll have a conversation this evening, and give your Exce. a proper answer probably to morrow. In the mean time we most humbly thank your Excellency in our particular for the kind assurances, which you are pleased to give...
Mess. W. & J. Willink and De La Lande & fynje have sent your Exce. by the Post waggon of this day an answer to the letters, which we received from your Excellency this week. We could not sign said answer, since it contains two inferences, in which we don’t agree with said Gentlemen. 1o. That the Loan for Maryland will injure the Loan of the united state. We are just of the opposite opinion, as...
The 13th. Instt. we had the honour of waiting on your Excellency last, which we do confirm, and have now to acquaint your Excellency that our Petition to the Regency of this Town, relative to the Maryland Loan, notwithstanding the favourable Report of the Committee, has been declined by the majority of a few Voices in the Council, who unhappily has not been very numerous. Your Excellency will...
The opportunity, by which we take the Liberty to write your Excellency these few lines, is, that we’ve seen a Letter from London by the last mail, where in the writer assures that it was decided the 23 Septr. in the Kings Councel, by a unamity of all the Ministers, to declare the Independency of the United States in America, and that the Act, passed under the great Seal, should immediately be...
In consequence of your Excellency’s commands of the 8th. inst:, we have sent to day one thausand obligations; and we Shall as soon as possible send the other thousand, which we get printed. These thousand being Signed by your Excellency, we pray to have them handed together to Mr. Van der Beets on the Stamp Chamber; whch. being the disposal of Mr. Zweerts of this City, we pray your Excellency...
We duly received the honour of your Excellencies favour dated the 5 th. of this Month, with the Ratification of the bonds by Congres. We immediately have given it to the Interpreter, to procure us a Translation in Dutch, and will then show it to the Undertakers for their approbation. By which means we will be able to pay out the money. Your Excellency desire to know what Sum is now in cash? We...
We duely receiv’d the Letter with which your Excellency pleased to favour us the 19 th. of Novemb r. past, by which we observe Mess s. Le Couteulx and M r. Grand Call’d upon Yoúr Excellency, to Conferr, about the Subject on Which we beg’d yoúr approbation. The Opinion of Yoúr Excellency, tho given as a private Citisen is of more Consideration to ús, then that we Should go forward by...
We’ve received, by your most esteem’d favour of the 1 st. of this month, the important news that the preliminaries of peace between England and the United States were signed the day before. We thank your Excellency for the confidence, which you are pleased to trust us with, of this fact, which however seems to be no secret, since it was publicly reported in the newspapers, the very Same day....
We had the Honour to write yoúr Excellency the 9 th. of this month, to which we beg Leave to refer. Since none of Yoúr Esteemed favours Shall this Serve Principaly to advice yoúr Excellency that M r. Dúmas of the Hague has Send ús a General account of Repairs to the House whereof the Amount is ƒ 1714.6— and as We have Seen Yoúr Excellency’s pleasure in having them immediatly paid off., we...
Being without any of your favours, we take the liberty to addres you these few lines, on occasion that we are informed by M r. Grand, that M r. Morris has again furnish’d some drafts on him, to the amount of about £400,000— tourn s. , for which M r. Grand desires our remittances. We did not receive from M r. Morris any information nor disposition about those drafts. however it seems to us very...
We refer to what we had the honour to write you the Inst. Since we received your much esteem’d favour of 19 th. of this month, by which you are pleased to advise us to remit again to M r. Grand, for account of the United states, 400,000 french Liv s. In consequence of this advise, we remit this very day part of that Sum, and we’ll continue to do so, till the whole sum will be compleated. We...
We had the honour to write yoúr Excellency the 30 th. December past. advising that in Consequence of your Opinion we had already Remitted part of the £[ ₶ ]400/m. to M r. Grand. we also notified to yoúr Excellency a Bill of B co. ƒ 1100 which we had paid drawn on M r. Laurens and accepted by yoúr Excellency the 24 th. June at 6/m Sight. This we have the Pleasure to Confirm your Excellency. and...
None of yoúr Excellency’s favours to answer Since our Last of 2 Jann y . whereby we acquainted yoúr Excellency the Compleating of the £[ ₶ ]400/M Desired by M r: Grand at Paris. the drafts we paid of B o ƒ2200.— accepted by yoúr Excellency. and the distribútion of Obligations during the month of December. amounting to a Sum of ƒ24000.—. Having Since wrote to his Excellency Robert Morris Esq r....
We refer to what we had the Honour to write yoúr Excellency the 24 th. of this month. Since we received your much esteemed favoúr of the 19 th. Inst t: whereby yoú Excellency was pleased to sent ús half a dozen Passports to be used by ús. we are much obliged for yoúr Excellency’s attention, & Shall make the needfull use of ’em, if it happen we want any more we Shall be free with the permission...
We have before us your Excellency’s esteem’d favour of 23 past, we’ll enquire after the Seven obligations, to exchange the Same if the holders consent to it, we shall pay to M r. de Neufville the Coupons and charge the same to the acc t. of the United States, with the sum Mess rs. Willink have disbursed for your Excellency. we take due notice your Excellency is to dispose in some time 40 a...
In Consequence of yoúr Excellency’s Esteemed Letter of the 13 th. Inst t. a Credit of £2500—Sterl Will be given in favoúr of M r. Francis Dana at Petersbourg for accóunt of Congress. not doubting of their Approbation on yoúr Excellency’s proceedings. We Should be glad to Know if your Excell s. intentions are to be Shortly here again, than if yoúr Excellencys Occupations Shall make your Stay...
We observe by the favour of your Excellencies most honour’d letter of 22 Inst. that M r. Grand has laid before your Exc s. a state of the Affairs of the United States under his Care; and that the Dispositions made upon him are Such, that therefore your Exc s. advise us to remit to M r. Grand on account of Said States a sum of half a Million Livres Tournois, if the Cash in our hands, compared...
We have the honoúr to acknowledge the Receit of yoúr Excellency’s most esteemed favoúr of 27 th. May. wherein we Observe what yoúr Excell y. is pleased to Say about the Definitive Treaty. but as by all dispensed Accounts we have no great Reason to think of its being Soon Concluded, it may make yoúr Excell ys. Stay at Paris much Longer than yoúr Excell y. self can fooreseen; wherefore Should it...
We take the liberty to trouble your Excellency on a demand of M r Grand, to remit to him the remainder of what we have in cash for Congress on acc t. of some disposition made on him by his Excellency Rob t. Morris Esq r. By his writing it Seems to us Said Gentleman has not indicated a credit on us to him and his Excellency having made a beginning to draw directly on us, and considering the...
We received at three ô clock the honour of your Excellencies Esteemed favour of 5 inst, in consequence of wh ch. we assure M r. Grand to provide him in a Month time with one Million and a half Livres on acc t. of the United States in consequence of the respected orders of his Excellency R. Morris Esq r Super Intendant of Finance, part of wh ch. will remit him the first mail the 10 inst. and we...
Being without any of your Excellency’s most Esteemed favours, Shall these principalls Serve to acquaint yoúr Excelly. that by a Letter received from M r. Francis Dana of S t. Petersbourg dated 18 July O.S. that Gentleman advises ús that thro a change of Circumstances happen Since his last Letter to ús. The Credit of £2500.— given formerly in his favour becomes Wholly unnecessary, as he...
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...