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    • Adams, John
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    • Van Staphorst, Nicholas
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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 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
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...
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...
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...
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
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 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