Dumas to the American Commissioners7
AL (draft): Algemeen Rijksarchief
<[The Hague], September 11, 1778, in French: Tomorrow the Amsterdam merchants as a body will present to the Assembly of Holland an address requesting protection from the British. All trade at Amsterdam is at a standstill because no one wants to give insurance. I still await what I requested on the 4th.>
7. Published in Taylor, Adams Papers, VII.