To Van Staphorst & Hubbard
Paris May 3. 1789.
I have taken the liberty this day to draw on you in favor of Mr. Van Damme for 170ƒ -15s which be pleased to honour. Revising your several letters since the paiments to Turkheim & Peuchen your disbursements for me appear as follows.
|By letter of 1788.||May 22.||Expences of boxes from Cologne||18-|
|Do.||Aug. 7.||Paid Van Damme||148–11|
|The draught made this day in favor of Van Damme||170–15|
In consequence I give you a draught on Messieurs Willinks V. Staphorsts & Hubbard for 237ƒ-6 to authorize you to extend it in one article to the debit of the United States. Should I have omitted any article (as is very possible) be so good as to return the order and let me know the exact sum for which I must give you another, and you shall receive it by the first post. I have the honour to be with great esteem & attachment Gentlemen Your most obedt. hble servt.,
PrC (DLC). Tr (DLC).