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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...