Adams Papers

To John Adams from Samuel Andrews, 3 April 1782

From Samuel Andrews

Paris 3d: April Hotél de petits
Champ Rue Neuve des petits Champ


I wrote your Excellency per the last post respecting my business in this City. I now take the Liberty by my worthy and good Friend Mr Texier to send you the Memore of this business which I declare to your Excellency upon my honour is the truth on my part And by which you will see how Cruelly I have been treated in Martinieque as also in this City. Had I have Lost my Intrest by shipwreck or have been taken by the English I should not have thought so much of it But to loose it And to be taken from me by those who I would sopose ware my friends it is Cruel to the last degree. I am fully perswaded from your Excellencys Goodness you will due every thing for me in your Power to retrieve this Intrest which if Lost I am fully runie’d as will also hurt the Estate very much of deseased friend Mr Gray.

I have the Honour to be with due Respect your Excellency most Obedent & very Humble Sert

Sam Andrews

RC (Adams Papers); endorsed: “Mr Andrews. Ap. 3. 1782.”

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