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Docno: ADMS-06-13-02-0185-0003

Author: Adams, John
Recipient: Continental Congress
Date: 1782-09-07

Enclosure: Account for Purchase of House in Amsterdam

No: 2.

Further Acco't: stated to be transmitted to Congress, in answer to Secretary Livingston's Letter of 22d May. 1782.
The United States to John Adams
Dr:        
To an House on the Flewelle Burgwal, at the Hague: The Deed taken in the name of the United-States of America, according to Mr: Dumas's Acco't: settled . . . fifteen thousand, two hundred & seven Florins, and seven stivers & eight Duits . . . .   f. 15207.   7.   8.  
Cr.        
By Cash recd. of Mr: Michael Lagoanere, at Ferrol; twelve thousand, four hundred, & twenty eight french Livres & five Sols . . .        
By ditto, recd. of the Loan, open'd with Messrs: John de Neufville & Son; three thousand florins that I recd: myself, for three obligations; & four thousand that Messrs: de Neufvilles recd. wh: they paid me, after having deducted the Interest they had paid upon seven Obligations for one year: fm. f7000. dedt: Interest f 350   is f6650   —    
RC and enclosures in Charles Storer's hand (PCC, No. 84, IV, f. 157–167); endorsed: “Letter 7 Sept 1782 John Adams. Read Feby 10. 1783 Referred to Mr Gorham Mr Williamson Mr Fitzsimmons comee discharged July 8. 1783.”
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