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Thomas Boylston Adams to Sylvanus Bourne

27 Aug. 1796

Sir. The Hague 27. 1796

I understand that in order to be sure of getting Letters into the Portugal post, it is necessary to send them to Amsterdam. Have the goodness to forward the enclosed, by tomorrows post.

Coll: Lenox, who I presume is newly arrived, sent me some Newspapers: they are old—& indeed—I may say contain no news as I have not yet read them.

I heard some time since you designed to go to Paris—Should this be the case, I shall wish to charge you with a small Commission with your leave.

I am sincerly yours

T. B Adams

RC (DLC: Sylvanus Bourne Papers); addressed: “Sylvanus Bourne Esqr: / [. . . ] Consul of the U. S. A / France / Amsterdam”; internal address “S. Bourne– Esqr:
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