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We are favoured with yoúr Most Esteemed Letter of the 16 t. feb y. Whereout We Observe that Congress was to dispose in a Short time of the Moneý in Our hands, and that your Excell y. was daily Expecting their Orders. as the Whole Sum is Laying at their disposal, We Shall Comply with What dispositios Congress Shall think proper to make, not doubting but they will Leave us the Necessary funds to...
Last week we have received your much esteem’d Favour of 10 January, and observed with much pleasure your Satisfaction on the flourishing State of the Treasury of the United States into our Hands. Your Excellency desires our Opinion, whether the Prospect of making new Loans for the Congress would be favorable. In answer to this we heartily Wish that we may not very Soon be charged to try it,...
In conformity to our Promise of last Thursday, we have now the Honour to advise your Excellency, that the Ballance of the Account of the United States now in our Hands amounts to. . ƒ 1301760. 4 – from this must be deducted the following Sums for Payments, which are at hand Intrest of the last Loan due 1 th feb̃: ƒ  65986. 4 — Premiums of the Same . . . . . . . . . . . . . ″  50000   —...
By our last Respects to your Excellency of the 20 th. of this Month, we had the Honor, in Answer to your Favor of the 11 th , to mention what Sum of Money then remained in our Hands to the Disposition of the United States. We’ve now received last Thuesday your Favor of the 22 th. in which you seem to have, already at that Time, expected an Answer upon your said preceeding Letter. But give us...
In answer to your most esteem’d Favor of the 11 th. Inst t. we have the honour to advise, that you’ll find us at every Time disposed to give your Excellency every information concerning the State of Business of the United States, which you may require from us, and much more so when your Excellency informs us, that the public Service requires we should do so. There is indeed at present a large...
We received your Excellency’s most Esteemed Favoúr of the 10 th. Inst t. which advice ús that M r. Jefferson having Orders from Congress to receive a Súm of Money in Europe, your Excell y. had furnish’d a draft upon ús in his favoúr of ƒ6000:—:— to which due honoúr is paid—. The Same reception will meet your Excell ys. draft on ús of £1000.— in favoúr of Coll o. Humphriys Secretary as there is...
We are favoured with your Excellency’s esteemed favour of the 16 th. Instant, Nothwithstanding four Vessells arrived from America last week, we remain Still without any writings of M r. Morris, We are of your opinion bussiness of greater Consequence is the Cause of his Silence, but it Should not be less agreable to have his approbation on our behaviour. Your directions about the lottery of...
By the honour of your Excellencies favour we observe, that our letter, of wh ch. we annex the Copy must not have reached you, wh ch. acknowledged the receipt of your Truncks. since your Excellency has not taken the Last acc t. with you, we inclose also the copy of it, together with the account of the sums we payed for you till this date, and wh ch. we have now charged in acc t. to the United...
We receive this morning of M r. Lotter the honour of your esteemed favour of 3 d. aug. with the key of the Small trunck, this Small trunk with a large one was brought to the house of Mess rs. Willink Friday night and they will keep the same in good Custody at the disposal of your Excellency. We also take notice you have accepted at their house Two Bills drawn by M rs. Adams, which shall duely...
We received your Excellency’s most esteemed Letter of the 24 th. of this Month. We rejoice with yoúr Excell y. in the Succes which has attended oúr Endeavours. So wel in promoting the Loan, as in maintaining the American Credit, assuring yoúr Excell y. of oúr further Care not only in Extending it as much as possible, bút even to Contribute towards it in Every way. The Account which we paid to...
We have the pleasure to advice your Excellency that the Loan is So far advanced, that all the drafts will be payed, and we hope in course of time to compleat the whole sum of 2 millions. M rs. de Neufville & Son have applyed to us for the payment of coupons of the loan opened at their House formerly consisting in 7 coupons of Sept r. 1782 at ƒ25 ƒ175 — 7  dito March 1783  175 — ƒ350: — postage...
We take the Liberty of sending herewith the General Bond of the new Loan with the Dutch Translation of it, and beg you’ll be so kind as to pass this Act before an English Notary in the Hague and to send us the Gross together with the Dutch Translation as soon as possible back. It will be necessary also to make different Copies to send ’em to Congress for its Ratification. Your Excellency will...
We have received the honour of your Excell cy’s estemed favour of 23 febr, containing an observation ab t. the plan, we agree that the Same has some ground only for people who are desirous to try a chance, and afterwards are very indifferent of what becomes of the Stock and Loan, whilst we thought it our duty to keep in view the honour and credit of the United States by preserving the...
We have received your most honour’d Favour in answer to our Letter of Saturday, and observe with pleasure, that after having weighed our Reasons, and considered our advice Your Excellency thinks it most prudent to agree upon the Terms we have proposed. In consequence of this authorization we have this day accepted the Engagement of the undertakers for a Million, however on condition that we...
We have had the honour to receive your most esteem’d Favour of the day before yesterday, and observe with pleasure that your Excellency agrees to the alteration which we have proposed by our last in the Plan of a new Loan. We had this morning a conference with the Brokers, which was proposed for to have the answer of the Undertakers, and in which we expected the Matter should be quite...
We postponed to answer the honour of your Excellency’s favour of 5 febr, in hope to be able to mention Something definitif to you, but it would be disagreable to you to enumerate the objections and difficulties, since hitherto we have not yet the answers of all the undertakers, whilst we are continually Endeavouring to Settle the matter, of wh ch. the Success is yet too incertain, to give your...
We have received your Excellency’s esteemed favour of 1 febr, by wh ch. we See you are pleased to consent of an extraordinary Sacrifice, wh ch. we pleaded by the undertakers, but could by no means prevail on them, and enfin declined it finally: thise displeasing circumstances brought us in the necessity to take their opinion on a New Loan against 6 Per C: intrest, as your Excellency judged...