London 10th January 1788
I have had the honor to communicate your excellency the circumstances relative the Bank Stock of this Kingdom belonging to the State of Maryland
The suit instituted by Mr Chase whose Agent I am in the Business cannot go forward untill his Majesty shall be pleased to direct his Attorney General, either to disclaim any right on the part of his Majesty, or to put in his Answer to the Bill. I must therefore solicit the interference of your Excellency, so far as to have the inclosed Petition presented to His Majesty.
I have the honr to be / with great consideration & respect / Your Excellency’s / Mo Obt. Servt.
MHi: Adams Papers.