637. Jonathan Sayward Diary
York, 23 January 17881

I see by the Dispuetes in Convention that our Circumstances are very differcult that a part of the mony mr Adams our Ambassador hired in holland Last summer is Said to pay the interest of the Forreagn Debt our Necessities were Such that Congress was forced to use part of the same for our Domestick debt: and that those men in Holland that Let us have the mony are now selling out their share at a price below parr

1. MS, Sayward Diaries, MWA.