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Docno: ADMS-06-12-02-0273-0002

Author: Gyselaar, Cornelis de
Recipient: Adams, John
Date: 1782-04-17

Cornelis de Gyselaar to John Adams: A Translation

[salute] Sir

I am obliged to inform you, at the behest of Mr. van der Capellen tot den Marsch, that the province of Gelderland adopted a resolution1 for your admission conformable to that of Holland on this past Wednesday.2

[salute] I am with the inviolable sentiments, your very humble & obedient servant,

[signed] C: de Gyselaar
RC (Adams Papers). Filmed under ([1782], Adams Papers, Microfilms, Reel No. 359.)
1. No copy of the Dutch text of Gelderland’s resolution is in the Adams Papers, but JA included an English translation in his letter of 19 April to Robert R. Livingston, below, and in A Collection of State-Papers, 1782, p. 90–91.
2. 17 April.
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/