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Wilhem & Jan Willink and Nicolaas & Jacob van Staphorst to John


8 Jul. 1785

Sir Amsterdam the 8th July 1785

We refer ourselves to what we had the honour, to write your Excells. the 17th. June, Since none of your favours, Serves this principally to hand your Excells. the Expences attending the Expedition of your Effects which we have paid, vizt.

To Mr. Dumas, paid by him to Several people employed to inventarise, pakking, and Transporting the Effects from the Hague to Rotterdam, as by his Account... f418. 9.8. 

To Dirk de Vies, Rotterdam, for Expedition of Sd. Effects. porterage, Signing of Passports, bills of loading, amountg. with his provsion as by his Account . . .   94.10.—

for Small Expences, passpts. and two Trunks.... 9.10.—

together.... f522. 9.8

for which we have debitted your Excells. Account please to have it noted in Conformtiy—.

We Shall also be glad to receive your Excells. direction about the payement of f839.5.2.. for which Mr. C. Lotter applied to us—

We have the honour to remain with due Esteeme.


 Your Excells. most Obedt.

humble Servts.

Wilhem & Jan Willink

Nics & Jacob van Staphorst.

Messrs. de la lande & Fynje have obtained a delay to pay off their debts

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