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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 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
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 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.
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...
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...
I have received your favour of the 13th. of March with the three obligations inclosed; & I thank you for your care in the Business—inclosed is an order on the Company of Willinks & Vanstaphorsts, for five hundred & sixty five Guilders being the Ballance due to you from me on account of these obligations—with great esteem &c— MHi : Adams Family Papers, Letterbooks.
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...
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...