[dateline] Amsterdam the 2 Sept: 1780
[salute] Honourd Lady!
May we begg leave to offer our Respects to your Excellency, and to enclose here the
list of some particulars His Excellency favourd us with the honour to procure, and
which we hope may prove to satisfaction, or if any thing may be wanting, which never
will be owing to the least inattention; we most frendly begg to be guided by your
Ladyships instructions for the future; and we will pay the highest regard to Any orders
we may ever find ourselfs honourd with.
We are very happy enjoying the presence of so worthy a Professor of the Liberty and
the Rights of his Country as all the World must assure Mr. Adams to be, and pay him
the highest Regard, so every body must and doth Love Madam your [sir?] John and young Mr. Charles, who under so worthy Parents will grow to be an ornament
to their Country as they promiss already for their age, may time soon bring forth
that all the worthy in America and Holland through the spirit of Liberty and the ties
of humanity make butt one family.
We have the honour to be with the most profound Respect and Unfeignd Regard, Honourd
Lady Your Excellencys most Obedient and Most devoted humble servants,
John de Neufville & Son1