[dateline] Philadelphia January 9. 1781
Enclosed are two letters of Credence, mentioned in my other Letter of this Date; the
one addressed to the Stadtholder; the other to their high Mightinesses the States
You will please to observe the Cover of each is unsealed, that you may take them off
and superscribe the Address on each of the enclosed Letters that are sealed, in the
proper Stile and Titles on each of them respectively, with any needfull Correction
differing from the present Address on the loose Covers.
Give me leave also to observe, that in my Letter of the first Instant, accompanying
your Commission to the United Provinces,2
I have mentioned your Appointment as Minister Plenipotentiary
which differs from the Stile of the Commission, viz, our Commissioner giving him full Powers &c
. You will please to notice the Error in my Letter and excuse the Inadvertency.
[salute] I have the Honor to be with very high Respect & Esteem Sir your most obedient Servant
[signed] Sam. Huntington President