Thomas Jefferson Papers

From Thomas Jefferson to Willink, Van Staphorst & Hubbard, 3 July 1792

To Willink, Van Staphorst & Hubbard

Philadelphia July 3. 1792.


I inclose you the first1 of a bill of exchange drawn on you by the Treasurer of the U.S. for one hundred and twenty three thousand seven hundred and fifty current Gilders, which please to enter to the credit of the Secretary of state for the U.S. Mr. Pinkney our minister at London is authorised to draw on you at times to this whole amount for particular purposes independant of the general ones of his mission heretofore explained to you. You will therefore be pleased to honour the bills he shall so draw on you. I am in hopes your account with the Secretary of state settled to the 1st. day of this month is on it’s way to me. I have the honour to be with great esteem, gentlemen Your most obedient humble servt

Th: Jefferson

PrC (DLC); at foot of text: “Messrs. W. & J. Willink Nichs. & Jacb. Van Staphorst & Hubbard of Amsterdam.” PrC of Dupl (DLC); in a clerk’s hand, unsigned. FC (Lb in DNA: RG 59, DCI).

1PrC of Dupl: “second.”

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