Adams Papers

Nicolaas & Jacob van Staphorst to John Adams, 30 Jun. 1786

Amsterdam 30th June 1786

We are honored with Your Excellency’s Favor of 19th. Inst. mentioning You had perfected the Congress Bond No. 4543 and returned it by Mr. Daniel Varker, Who has delivered same to us—

We take the Liberty, to inclose Your Excellency, the Edict of His Most Christian Majesty, appointing us in conjunction with Messr. Henry Fizeaux & Co. the Treasurers of his Finances in these United Provinces. A Commission so highly honorable and consequential and congenial to our system of Politic’s, is very flattering to us; and it can but give Pleasure to the Well-Wishers to the Credit of America, that its Management is confided to a Commissioner of Congress Loans in this Country—

We are respectfully / Your Excellency’s / Most obedient humble Servant,

Nico. & Jacob van Staphorst

RC (MHi: Adams Papers).

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