Grosvr. square Jany. 9. 1787.
I had last night the honour of your Letter of the fifth, & in answer to it, must pray you to do whatever appears necessary for the interest of the United States, relative to their Hotel at the Hague, at this distance I can give no other advice, is the Case. Let me pray you however in your next Letters to Congress to mention it, & ask Leave to sell the House, This appears to me, most for the public advantage. I have at the Hague a Chariot. Let me pray you to sell it immediately, for whatever it will fetch, & give me credit for the proceeds of sale—Mr. Dumas will be so good as to let you know where it is, Permit me to offer to you Gentlemen & your families the Compliments of the season
With great esteem & regard I have the honor to be Gentlemen / your &
MHi: Adams Family Papers, Letterbooks.