From John Jay
Copy: Library of Congress
Madrid 13. July 1781.
I have received your Favor8 respecting the Pump at aldgate.
I have since (two Days Ago) recd. Letters from Congress assuring me that no further Bills shall be drawn upon me.9
These Dispatches have given me so much Business that I am obliged to desire Mr. Carm1 to write you the News, and to assure you without further additions to this Letter that I am most sincerely, Your aff. obliged Friend & Servant.
(signed) John Jay.
His Excelly. Doctr. Franklin.
8. Of June 30, above.
9. This probably refers to the congressional resolution of April 27, 1781, that no more bills drawn on Jay or Henry Laurens would be sold: JCC, XX, 451.
1. Carmichael, whose letter is immediately above.