Acknowledges John Jay's letter of August 1780. Little hope for a loan to
United States from France. Has asked Franklin to write Adams in the Netherlands where
prospects are better. Advises John Jay to "avail" himself "of the fa...
Has just revd Grand's of 19th: the enclosed bills drawn by Hopkinson are
three years old, it is necessary to check with Mr. Carmichael in Madrid whether the
bills have been presented and can be accepted. Jay returns the Hopkins...
Received Grand's of 8 Feb; congratulates Grand on birth of grandson. Has
accepted office Congress offered him, will be obliged for intelligence as might be
useful. As public man as well as private man, gives Jay pleasure to rec...
John Jay occupied by health and business. Gouverneur Morris's character
and talents. Asks Grand to remit to him all the balance remaining to him in England.
Business details. Postscript Baron de Rottenbourg is at Albany on busi...
Asks that John Jay aid his friend the Baron de Rottenbourg. who is coming
to N.Y. to settle a question of inheritance. Jacob LeRoy and Sons of N.Y. will be
assisting the Baron. Autograph letter signed in French.
Answering Grand's letter of 30 November 1789, assures him that "as the sum
is small, the difference of exchange is not important" and he is satisfied with the
remittance. Americans wish success to the French revolution; opines ...
Received Grand's of May 2, the only one to come to hand since "[the] your
Revolution." "We consider your amiable French as an agreable addition to our Society."
Remembers Passy and the friendly attentions of Grand's family with...