Papers of John Adams, volume 11

C. W. F. Dumas to John Adams: A Translation

To C. W. F. Dumas

From Henry Grand, 29 January 1781 Grand, Henry JA


From Henry Grand, 29 January 1781 Grand, Henry Adams, John
From Henry Grand
Paris Jany 29th. 1781 Sir

By order and for Account of M. Fr. Dana I am to credit your Account for 2658.16.10 which I have already done, and said Money will rest at your Disposal.1 Said Gentleman has likewise remitted me 4 Loan office Bills amounting to 2390. for your Account also, and for which you will have credit when in cash.

No Body has yet drawn on me, Sir for the Madeira Wine I have in my Cellar belonging to you, and could wish however to have the 88Invoice of said Wine to enable me to give it any apreciation for Sale, in case Purschasers should present themselves.2

I am with due Respect Your most obt hbl st


RC (Adams Papers).


See Francis Dana's letter of 31 Jan. , below. This transfer of funds caused considerable confusion in JA's account. The matter was not finally settled until Henry Grand's letter of 31 May 1782 (Adams Papers).


For the wine, see vol. 10:414–415.