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Docno: ADMS-06-12-02-0229

Author: Andrews, Samuel
Recipient: Adams, John
Date: 1782-03-31

From Samuel Andrews

[salute] Sir

I had the honour to write your Excellencey fully respecting my situation in this City on the 12th: Instant Last. Hope you may have received the same and the great hurry of business has prevented your Excellencys honouring me with an answer. Hope when convenient will grant my request. In addition to my former letter and request I must pray your Excellencey if acquanted with, His Excellency the French Minister in the Hague, you would speak to him in my favor. As my friends in Holland and my Advocate at the Hague are useing there Intrest to prevail on Him to write to this Court in my favor respecting my business. I am perswaded from your known goodness your Excellency will pardon me in giveing you this trouble. I shall take the Liberty to send you some of my Memoirs by the first convenient opportunity.1

[salute] I have the Honour to be with Respect your Excellencys most Obedient & very Humb: Sert:

[signed] Sam Andrews
RC (Adams Papers); endorsed: “Mr S. Andrews 31. March ansd. 6. April 1782.”
1. In letters of 3 April, below, and 16 April (Adams Papers), Andrews wrote that he sent a “memoir” of his business in the care of a Mr. Texier, but it has not been found in the Adams Papers.
Cite web page as: Founding Families: Digital Editions of the Papers of the Winthrops and the Adamses, ed.C. James Taylor. Boston: Massachusetts Historical Society, 2014.
http://www.masshist.org/apde2/