Papers of John Adams, volume 11

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

To the President of Congress

From Henry Grand, 14 May 1781 Grand, Henry JA From Henry Grand, 14 May 1781 Grand, Henry Adams, John
From Henry Grand
Sir Paris May 14th. 1781

I herewith take the Liberty to send you the State of your Account currt. by which you owe me 24742. 2.11.1 After you have examined it and found it right I shall be obliged to you to remitt me your draft on Dr. Franklin for the amount that we may be ballanced.

I have wrote twice to Mr. Williams at Nantz but to no Effect to Know his disbursments to the 6 Cases of Wine you have in my cellar, in order to repay them to him, and to be able to give you credit for one of the 6 Cases that I have taken for my own use.2

Constantly devoted to your service I remain with great Regard Sir Your most obt. hble. servt.


RC (Adams Papers).


The enclosed account has not been found. See JA's reply to Ferdinand Grand, 19 May, below.


For the wine sent by Jonathan Williams, see vol. 10:323, 369–370, 414–415.