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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...
I have received the letter, you did the honor to write me, on the 8th. of Jan: Inst. tho dated 8. February, by mistake—I have since received another letter from Mr. Jefferson, informing me that the Creditors in Holland insist on immediate payment of the principal sum of 51,000 Guilders &c— Colonel Smith has by last post transmitted you a sealed packett from the Board of Treasury which may...
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.
I have received your friendly letter and am much obliged to you for your kind remembrance and solicitations. I also thank you for the Trouble you have taken in sending my Books to the gentlemen of whom I gave you a list. But I wish to be informed whether you sent the three Volumes or only the first. I directed Mr: Dilly, Bookseller in the Poultry, London to send fifty Copies of each of the...
I am obliged to you for your favours of the 20th. of Feb: 2 Feb: and 23 Jan. I will send the papers you write for by the first safe private Hand, and am much obliged to you for your friendly attention— I am &c MHi : Adams Family Papers, Letterbooks.