Adams Papers

From John Quincy Adams to George Johnson, 16 November 1823

Washington 16 November 1823—

Dear Sir

I recieved your note of yesterday with the Bank & flour books & shall be glad to see you tomorrow morning—

My son mentioned you told him you had sold yesterday 500 barrels of Flour for Cash. I will thank you to deposit that & all future receipts of Cash, in the Branch Bank to the credit of my son John Adams; & draw upon him for all monies which you may have to pay, in this business. I request also that every [check or] order that you draw specify what it is for & to whom paid.

The banks must be satisfied before the first of the next month & then & on the first of any succeeding month the Book in Bank must be balanced; & a statement of the flour & wheat on hand furnished me.

Respectfully Yours

MHi: Adams Family Papers, Letterbooks.

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