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This foot note contained in document ADMS-06-13-02-0187
1. The Van Staphorsts agreed to the loan on 25 July, conditioned only on JA 's certifying that Ridley's commission to raise the loan was authentic. On 28 July JA provided a certificate to that effect, which Ridley presented to the Van Staphorsts on the 29th. The loan agreement was signed on the 31st (MHi: Matthew Ridley's Journal).