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Docno: ADMS-06-13-02-0069

Author: Hodshon, John
Recipient: Adams, John
Date: 1782-06-14

From John Hodshon

[salute] His Excellencÿ

As Mess: de Neufville & Son have at Last applied to the Shippers of Capt: Cazneaús Vessel There was a meeting at my Lawyers hoúse on That búsines, when on my retúrn home were sorry to find yoúr Excellency had Calld, and not expecting yoúr Excellencys departure would have been so sudden, was The occasion my not paying yoúr Excellency a vizit That evening, and on sending the next morning were Told yoúr Excellency returnd to the Hagúe.
From were yoúr Excellencÿs pleases to honnoúr me with a most polite Letter,1 for which praÿ yoúr Excellency to accept my most warmest Thanks and shal Think my self ever happy to preserve yoúr Excellencys esteem and regard.
Agreable to your Excellencys wishes enclosed The reckoning paid the man and rent of the Trunks In all f37:12. If at any Time are Capable to be usefull to yoúr Excellencÿ pray Command and no one wil be more ready to Execute yoúr Commands then him whome begs Leave to subscribe to be with reverence and esteem Your Excellency most obliged & obt servt
[signed] John Hodshon
1. 13 June, above.

Docno: ADMS-06-13-02-0070-0001

Author: Neufville, Jean de, & Fils (business)
Recipient: Adams, John
Date: 1782-06-14

From Jean de Neufville & Fils

[salute] Sir

We now send your Excellency's Accounts after having deducted the Dutch consuls' at plymouth for his advances to the prisoners1 You were pleased to give us a list of except £5:5: Stlgs. thereof as you desired, reserving to ourselves the remainder of those charges. The Ballance of these Accounts is now f3772:17: 8 in our favour.
We beg leave to add thereto the Inclosed and to assure you that we remain With due respect Your Excellency's Most Obedient Humble Servts:
[signed] John de Neufville Son
P S Another Alteration we have made in the Accots. is the f250 pd. for Master Charles Wch. was pass'd as Bco. money, when it Should have been Currency.
RC and enclosure (Adams Papers); enclosure endorsed: “Messrs De Neufvilles Acct. 31. May. 1782.”
1. See de Neufville & Fils to JA , 24 May, above.
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