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With much Pleasure did I receive your friendly and obliging Letter of the 21 of August, and your kind congratulations on my arrival at my home, although in the fourteen years of the best Part of my Life, which has been devoted to the Public Service, my private fortune has been much injured and the Prospects of my children greatly obscured yet, I cannot but reflect on them with Pleasure, as...
having understood with much anxiety and Concern the unfortunate and critical situation of Public affairs in your Republick and particularly in Amsterdam, and considering the Accidents that may Happen, it has appeared to me most safe and Prudent both for the Public and for you as well as myself that the Money you have on Hand or may receive Should be lodged in the Bank of Amsterdam at least...
inclosed is a Letter from the Board of Treasury, which I am to transmit to you. on the 20. Feb. I drew an order for fifty Guineas in favour of Coll Smith to bear his Expences to and from Paris, on the public Service of the United States. on march 11. I accepted a Bill of M r Barclay in favour of the order of M r Grand for one hundred Pounds Sterling at 30 days Sight. 1 st. of the sett. marked...
The Letter from the Board of Treasury of the 4. of April, in which this is inclosed, I received open, on Fryday, together with the Bills for 75,000 Guilders mentioned in it. I went immediately to Mr Ruckers House with them: but no one was at home, but a Servant, who told me, his Master and Mistress were in the country, and the Clerk not at home. On Saturday, I went again. The Clerk was then at...
I have this Moment, four o Clock, your Letter of the 4.—I have this forenoon Sent to the Post Office two Letters for you. The Board of Treasury have not been unmindful of you: but you will See, that I am miserably disappointed. The interest must at all Events be paid at the day, if possible. You must, I think be convinced, that before another Year, there can be no difficulty. Can a new Loan be...
I am really very much obliged to you for your civil and friendly Letter of the 16. of this Month. and I believe I did put too Strong an interpretation on the Expressions of your former Letter—By the last post I sent you a Letter from the Board of Treasury, with a Bill of Exchange for 144.000 florins which I hope you have received—I am with great esteem Gentlemen / &c &c
I am honoured with your Letter of the 23 d of Dec r. and remember very well my giving the Credit for a 1000 £ —It was to pay for swords medals &c for officers, which Coll. Humphries had orders from Congress & their Financier to have made—I informed you of it at the same time—I only gave the power to M r. Jefferson to draw for the Money as Humphry might want it, in order to multiply the...
I do myself the honour to inclose a Letter to you from the Board of Treasury, which I hope contains an answ r. to the Question you put to me in your last Letter— But if it unfortunately should not resolve that difficulty, you must determine it according to your own Judgement, for the best Interest and Honour of the United States—I agree with you in opinion—, that it will be best to pay the...
I was honoured by the receipt of yours of the 9 th. ins t. & agreable to your request have signed the Bond N o. 4543. of the Loan raised for amount of the U.S. of A dated 11 th. of June 1782. have committed it to the Care of M r. Daniel Parker—I am Yours
Please to send me the Bills on Mr. Rucker as soon as possible, that I may present them for Payment at the day & have them protested if not paid. Yours MHi : Adams Family Papers, Letterbooks.
I last night received your favour of the 25th. of last month—Mr. Jefferson has received lately by Commodore Jones further proceedings of Congress, which perhaps may have altered his sentiments of the propriety of paying off the 51.000 Florins to Mr. Fizeau & Co: As I apprehend Congress have made a different arrangement for that purpose—For myself, Gentlemen, I should be glad with all my heart...
I have received the Letter, you did me the honor to write me, on the 9th. of this month: informing me that His Excellency Mr. Jefferson has applied to you to honour his orders monthly for about five thousand Livres, and that he has already drawn B.ƒ. 5492:14, which you have accepted & paid, and desiring my directions for your Justification— As these orders of Mr: Jefferson are for the monthly...
On the 27 of April, I accepted a Bill of John Lamb dated Barcelona, March 7. 1786. for 300 £ Ster g. at double Usance, in favour of Etienne Drouilhet & C o. Bankers or order—first of the sett—indorsed to the order of James Sutton & C o —Accepted N o. 5. dated March 8. 1786—in all other particulars like the preceeding. May 7. accepted a Bill of M r. Barclay dated Madrid April 15. 1786 for 250 £...
I have this moment the honor of your Letter the 12 th. of Dec r. I am not able to say what orders Congress may give about the farther disposition of the remaining part of the 80.000 Dollars but I am of your opinion that the Treasury board directed the payment of the premiums in new Bonds from an apprehension they should not be able to provide timely for the february interest, I know of no...
I have this moment received your letter of the 18th. That Congress will most cheer fully allow you interest for the money, you may advance there can be no doubt. I will come to Amsterdam as soon as possible, but as I shall probably to by way of Calais, I may be a few days later than you presume, but they shall be, as few as possible. MHi : Adams Family Papers, Letterbooks.
On the 30 th. of Jan y. I desired Mess rs. Pullers to examine an account of M r. Baker, the Broker, and if they found it right to pay it, amounting to 49 £ ..1 S ..4 d —and charge it to you to be by you charged to the United States of America as Expences of Ministers, being the Charges on the Importation of my the remainder of my Baggage On Feb y. 1
On the first day of June in the year one thousand seven hundred and eighty seven, appeared before me Pieter Galenus van Hole, Notary of Amsterdam, admitted by the honorable Court of Holland.— His Excellency the honble: John Adams Esqr: Minister plenipotentiary on the part of the United States of America, &c: &c: in quality as especially empowered and authorised by the abovementioned States of...
I yesterday received from the secretary of State for the Department of Foreign Affairs, the Ratification of Congress to our last loan, dated the Eleventh Day of october last. I do myself the Honour to transmit this ratification to you herewith inclosed, and I hope it will prove satisfactory I should be glad to hear from you Gentlemen of your safe receipt of it by the return of post, & in the...
The Letter in which this is inclosed, I received open yesterday—open for my Inspection—The Bill of Exchange drawn by M r. Morris for 144.000 florins, will I hope be some relief to you Our Secretary of State for foreign affairs informs me on the 7 th. of April that twelve of the States had granted the Impost New York only remained to come in—And it is not likely the Legislature of that State...
I have the Pleasure to inform you that after an irksome Journey and Voyage, I arrived happily at this Place, on Saturday. Yesterday I recd the inclosed Duplicate from the Board of Treasury, and had the two Bills presented and protested, which are inclosed, being the Seconds of the Sett protested Sometime ago, which you have recd. I hope all is quiet with you & remain &c MHi : Adams Family...
Congress on the twenty fourth of july resolved that Mr Dumas be permitted to occupy and reside in the House of the United States at the Hague, untill a Minister of the United States Shall arrive there or untill the further orders of Congress. and that Mr Adams do direct Such Repairs to be made, at the Expence of the United States to the Said House, as may be really necessary to render it...
Since my Letter to you this Morning, I have thought it most prudent to send you the original bills and Send Back the Protests only to the Board of Treasury.—You will consider what is best to be done. The Board of Treasury will be responsible to you, and you will please to write them the result of your reflections upon the Business. I need not say to you that these bills must again be presented...
Inclosed is a Duplicate and Triplicate of my Letter to the Secretary of State Mr. Jay, which I shall Send tomorrow by Mr. Fox who goes by the French Packett. You will be so good as to Send another English Copy of the Contract, inclosed with the Duplicate and another with the Triplicate. I hope all is well in your City and Republick, and / Remain with great Esteem Gentlemen / Your most obedient...
I have now to acquaint you that on the 29 Nov r. I accepted a Bill of M r. Tho s. Barclay. N o. 6. (by mistake I suppose it ought to be Number 8) for 200 £ st dated Paris 24 Nov r. 1785 at usance first of the sett in favour of M r. Grand This 13 th. Day of Dec r. I have accepted Two Bills of 200 £ st each drawn by M r. Barclay dated Paris 1 Dec
In Consequence of a Representation from Mr. Dumas, in his Letter to me of the 10th. of July, and also of a Representation from His Excellency Mr. Jefferson, these are to authorize you to pay Mr. Dumas his salary once in six months, according to the act of Congress of 14th. Octr. 1785. & charge it to the United States untill further orders from Congress, their Board of Treasury, or Gentlemen...
In answer to yours of the 15th. I have only to say I shall leave all to your Judgment MHi : Adams Papers.
I have received your favour of the 5 th. of May inclosing a Duplicate of a Letter from the Commissioners of the Board of Treasury to me of the 7 th. of March, the original of this Letter is not come to hand— These Letters Surprized me very much because M r. Rucker had informed him me a fortnight ago that he had orders to pay the Interest both in Holland & France I went yesterday to his House...
I gave Mr. Jefferson a Letter of Credit for one thousand Guineas, to enable Coll. Humphries to pay for some swords & Medals which Congress had awarded to eminent Merit. Mr. Jefferson has heretofore drawn on Messrs. Vanden Gores for (6500) six thousand & five hundred french Livres to pay for the swords, & that sum was paid as you advised one in the time of it— Mr. Jefferson has lately applied...
The Treasurer of the United States has been directed to draw upon you, a Bill, at ten days sight, in favor of the Secretary of State, for ninety nine thousand Guilders, which you will dispose of, according to directions to be given you by, Mr. Jefferson. I am &c. Copy, RG 233, Reports of the Treasury Department, 1792–1793, Vol. III, National Archives. This letter was enclosed in H’s “Report on...
[ Philadelphia, May 23, 1794. On July 15, 1794, Willink, Van Staphorst, and Hubbard wrote to Hamilton : “We have received your esteemed favor of 23 May.” Letter not found. ]
You will herewith receive a triplicate of my letter of the 5th instant, and an enclosure for Mr. Short, which you will please to forward. The Treasurer having been directed to draw upon you, for 1.250.000 florins, I have to request, that his drafts may be duly honored. I am &c. Copy, RG 233, Reports of the Treasury Department, 1792–1793, Vol. III, National Archives. This letter was enclosed in...
I have lately the pleasure of your letters of the 22d of April and first of may. The last was particularly acceptable, as it removed all anxiety about the June payment, in a mode quite satisfactory to me. The low prices at which our stocks have been for some time past, owing to the state of affairs in Europe (which has tended to lower them in two ways, by lessening the foreign demand, and by...
Your letter of the 27th. of December came duly to hand and gave me the agreeable intelligence of your having effected a loan for the United States. This information arrested the progress of the measures I was taking to place in your hands by Remittances from hence a sum equal to the ensuing Installment of the Dutch debt as well as for the payment of Interest up to the first of June...
You will please to consider it as a standing instruction, that you are to apply whatever monies may be, at any time, in your hands, of which no different application has been specially directed, to the payment of the interest and premiums, which shall, from time to time, become payable on the loans, which have been or shall be made, for the United States in Holland. I am &c. Copy, RG 233,...
To all to whom these Presents shall come: Whereas by an Act passed the fourth day of August, in this present year, entitled “An Act making provision for the debt of the United States,” it is, among other things, enacted, That the President of the United States be authorized to cause to be borrowed, on behalf of the United States, a sum or sums, not exceeding in the whole, twelve millions of...
[ Philadelphia, May 2, 1793. On July 1, 1793, Willink, Van Staphorst, and Hubbard wrote to Hamilton : “The letter you wrote us the 2d. May has … come to hand.” Letter not found. ]
This serves to desire, that the interest, which will become payable on the Dutch loans, upon the first day of June next, may be discharged out of the funds, which will remain in your hands, of the last loan of three millions of Florins. I am &c. Copy, RG 233, Reports of the Treasury Department, 1792–1793, Vol. III, National Archives. This letter was enclosed in H’s “Report on Foreign Loans,”...
[ Philadelphia, April 2, 1793. On July 1, 1793, Willink, Van Staphorst, and Hubbard wrote to Hamilton : “and on the 9th: Ulto. only received your respected favor of 2 April.” Letter not found. ]
An attack of the malignant fever which has of late afflicted the City of Philadelphia has occasioned me to be for some time absent from that City for the recovery of my strength. Just returned to my house in its vicinity I find here your letter of the 1st of July last with its enclosures in duplicates. A letter from me previous to my late journey will have assured you of my satisfaction at the...
[ Philadelphia, February 1, 1793. On May 1, 1793, Willink Van Staphorst, and Hubbard wrote to Hamilton : “We received your Respected favors of 1 February, 15 & 16 March.” Letter of February 1 not found. ]
I received, two days since, the letter which You did me the honor to write me of the 14 of January last, inclosing the copy of one of the same date to Mr Short. I regret the state of things as there exhibited, and my regret will be increased, if circumstances shall have rendered it necessary, to allow the high rate of five per cent for the contemplated loan. I hope, nevertheless, a better...
It being understood, that you have retained in your hands a sufficient sum to discharge the balance of salary, due to Mr. Jefferson, as Minister plenipotentiary at the Court of France, it has been deemed inexpedient to change the course of the thing, by paying him that balance here. He, therefore has informed me, that he will draw upon you, on that account, for three hundred and fifty pounds...
[ Philadelphia, March 16, 1793. On May 1, 1793, Willink, Van Staphorst, and Hubbard wrote to Hamilton : “We received your Respected favors of 1 February, 15 & 16 March.” Letter of March 16 not found. ]
I have to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of the 24th. of August last enclosing an authenticated copy of the Contract for the last three million Loan, which Contract is now before the President for his ratification. If it should be completed in the course of the day, it will be herewith transmitted; if not, it will be forwarded to you by the next opportunity. Enclosed is a letter to Mr....
[ November 26, 1793. On February 24, 1794, Willink, Van Staphorst, and Hubbard wrote to Hamilton : “We … have now to acknowledge Receipt of the Triplicate of your esteemed favor of 26 November last.” Letter not found. ]
[ Philadelphia, January 21, 1794. On March 28, 1794, Willink, Van Staphorst, and Hubbard wrote to Hamilton : “Since our last respects … We have your esteemed favor of 21st. January.” Letter not found. ]
It being probable, that I shall shortly instruct the Treasurer of the United States to draw bills upon you to the amount of one million of guilders, to be paid out of the last loan of three millions; I enclose you his signature, together with that of the Register of the Treasury, and the form of the bills which he will draw. The sight, at which these drafts will be made payable, will,...
Triplicates of your letter of the 25th. of January last have duly come to hand. As the success of the negotiations for the purchase of the Debt due from the United States to France would have been an unwelcome circumstance; I learn with pleasure that it had not taken place. The distinguished zeal you have in so many instances shewn for the interests of this country, intitles you upon all...
[ Philadelphia, March 12, 1794. On July 1, 1794, Willink, Van Staphorst, and Hubbard wrote to Hamilton : “We have received your two esteemed favors of 12 March, and 8 May.” Letter of March 12 not found. ]
Since the date of my last letter to you, the Legislature of the United States have passed two Acts, that is to say, on the fourth and twelfth of the present month; by which, among other things, they empower the President to cause to be borrowed on account of the United States Fourteen Millions of Dollars; The execution of which power has been by him committed to me: as will appear by a copy of...