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By the Brig Betsey, I have the pleasure to transmit to you triplicates of my letters of the 30th & 31st of January, and the third Exchange for 2310 Guilders. and am, Sir, with due consideration Yr most Obedt Ser. Copy, in Tobias Lear’s writing, ViMtvL ; LB , DLC:GW . For the first bill of exchange, the purpose of which was to assist the marquise de Lafayette while her husband was imprisoned,...
Expecting to have occasion to pay a small sum in Amsterdam, I embrace the opportunity of a Vessel sailing from hence to that place, to enclose you the first of Exchange, drawn by George Meade Esqr. on Henry Gildermeester Esqr., in your favor, for Two thousand three hundred & ten Guilders Holland Curry at 30 days, which I wish you to retain in your hands till further advice from me. I shall...
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 have the pleasure to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of the 2d of may, giving me information of the steps you had taken respecting the bill of Exchange which I remitted to you in January last . Your attention to this business merits and receives my best thanks. This letter will be put into your hands by Mr Tobias Lear, a Gentleman who has been my Secretary, and a member of my family...
I wrote to you yesterday by the Ship Holland, and enclosed the first bill of Exchange for 2310 Guilders; At the same time, I observed, that if the vessel should not sail this day, as was expected, I would write to you further on the subject of the bill. Accordingly, I have now to request that you will be so good as to convey the enclosed letter to Madame L⟨a⟩ Fayette by some safe hand, if you...
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 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 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...
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 £...