Papers of John Adams, volume 16

From Jonathan Jackson

To Thomas Barclay

Jan Willink to John Adams, 10 June 1784 Willink, Jan Adams, John
From Jan Willink
Dear Sir Amsterdam 10 June 1784.

The express set of thursday morning the 3d of June, with the bills of exchange, your letter to Mr. J: Barclay Esqr. & a letter from us to Mess: Van den Yver Freres & Comp̃: at Paris to furnish him with the necessary money, the reason, why I did not advice the same was occasioned by a Severe Sickness of mine eldest Son, who retained me at my seat, & who is thank the Almightÿ on the way of recoverÿ, I suppose you’ll be so Kind to approve of this apologÿ, & to be so obliging as to excuse this Carelesness;

My Brother pays his most respectfull reguards to you So as I & 231 our families do the Same, in the meanwhile I subscribe my self with the utmost consideration / Dear Sir / Your most Ob: Huml Servt.

Jan Willink

RC (Adams Papers); internal address: “To. His Excellency John Adams Esqr.