[dateline] Zwolle, 6 April 1782
I have the satisfaction to communicate to Your Excellency that the States of Overijssel
resolved yesterday, nemine contradicente,1
to recognize Your Excellency as minister of the United States of North America. Blessed
[salute] I have the honor to be, with a profound respect for Your Excellency, your most humble
and most obedient servant.
[signed] J D van der Capellen