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Browsing: Diary of John Adams, Volume 3


Docno: ADMS-01-03-02-0003-0006-0001

Author: Adams, John
DateRange: 1784-09 - 1785-05

[Orders Drawn on Messrs. Van Den Yver for Personal and Family Expenses, September 1784–May 1785.] 1

  £   s   d  
Auteuil Sept. 10. 1784. Drew an order on M.M. Van den Yvers in favour of my son J.Q.A. for two hundred Louis D'ors or 4800 Livres   4800:   0:   0  
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Oct. 11. drew an Order on M. Van den Yver in favour of my son J.Q.A. for 4800 Livres   4800:   0:   0  
Nov: 15. drew an order on Mr. Van den Yver in favour of my son J.Q.A. for 4800 Livres   4800:   0:   0  
Decr. 23. drew an order on M[ess]rs. Van den Yver in favour of my son J. Q. Adams for 4800 Livres   4800:   0:   0  
1785. Feb. 11. drew an order on Messrs. Van den Yver in favour of My son J.Q.A. for 4800 Liv.   4800:   0:   0  
March 5. Accepted a Bill of Dr. Tufts for £50, payable at the House of Messrs. Richard and Charles Puller No. 10 Broadstreet Buildings London, to be paid at Sight   1200:   0:   0  
March 26 drew an order on Messrs. Van den Yver in favour of my son J.Q.A. for 4800 Liv.   4800:   0:   0  
May 4. drew an Order on Messrs. Van den Yver in favour of my son J.Q.A. for 4800£.   4800:   0:   0  
May 18 drew an Order on Messrs. Van den Yver in favour of the Bearer Mrs. Adams for   4800:   0:   0  
1. Taken from Lb/JA/19 (Adams Papers, Microfilms, Reel No. 107). The firm of Van den Yver Frères acted as agents in Paris for the Amsterdam banking house of W. & J. Willink. JA had drawn his salary through the Van den Yvers during the peace negotiations.