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


8 Nov. 1785

Sir Amsterdam Novem 8 1785.

We acknowledge the Receit of Your Esteemed Favour of the 12th. Instt. advising us your further acceptances of

£ 100—

” 100—drawn by Mr. Barclay Order Mr Grand

” 100.— [brace]

” 150.—drawn by Mr. John Lamb Order Mr Grand

” 150.— [brace]


Which Will duely be discharged When due by Mess. C & R Puller in London—.

Mr. Jefferson has in Consequence of a Credit of £1000—Stg. Lodged by you in his Favour dated 19 May 1785. drawn on Messr<s>. Van den Yver £6500".—Shall undoubtedly dispose of the Whole Credit on the m; as your Excelly. has not given us the least notice of this Credit, We have not been able to advice Sd. Gentlemen thereof, Whereby Such drafts might. Run great hazard not to be paid to prevent Such mistakes, We must beg your Excelly. to favour us With an Exact and timely notice of all his transactions.

We have the Honour to Remain Very Respectfully. / Sir / Your Excells. mot Obedt. / Humble Servants.

Wilhem & Jan Willink

Nichs. & Jacob van Staphorst

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