Thomas Jefferson Papers

To Thomas Jefferson from Willink, Van Staphorst & Hubbard, 17 September 1789

From Willink, Van Staphorst & Hubbard

Amsterdam, 17 Sep. 1789. They acknowledge TJ’s letters of 15 and 19 Aug. and 1 and 9 Sep. and are pleased to learn receipt of “our remittances per £169718.16livre tournois and £110281.11,livre tournois all which we doubt not have been duly honord, as has been the Case with your draft on us dated the 1 Inst. per Bo. ƒ2687.10 to the order of Messr. Grand & Co.”—They enclose list of drafts subsequent to 1 Apr. as requested. Observing that TJ expects to depart in about three weeks, they hope to be honored with his further letters in the interim.

RC (DLC); 1 p.; in a clerk’s hand, except for signatures. Recorded in SJL as received 21 Sep. 1789. Enclosure (DLC): List of nine drafts drawn by TJ between 24 Apr. and 11 Sep. 1789, headed “Note of drafts … Since noted to you by our letter of 16 April 1789.” TJ’s letter of advice concerning the draft for ƒ2687.10 of 1 Sep. 1789 has not been found and is not recorded in SJL.

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