Adams Papers

John Adams to C. and R. Puller, 9 May 1786

Grosvenor square May 9th. 1786

Gentlemen—

On the 27th. of April I accepted a Bill of John Lamb dated Barcelona March 7. 1786 for £300 st. at double usance in favour of Etienne Droilhet & Co. or order, first of the sett. indorsed to the order of James sutton & Co.

Accepted also No. 5. dated March 8. 1786. in all other particulars like the preceeding—

On the 7. May 1786. I accepted a Bill of Mr. Barclay dated Madrid April 15. 1786. for 250[£] stg. in favour of the order of Etienne Drouilhet & Co. at usance 1. of the sett. indorsed to the order of James sutton & Co.

These are to be paid on Account of Messrs: Willinks & Van staphorsts & to be by them charged to the united states of America—

I am Gentlemen your humble Servt.

John Adams.

LbC (MHi: Adams Papers).

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