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John Jay, secretary for the Office of Foreign Affairs, writes to John Dickenson, president of the state of Pennsylvania, to introduce Ian Hendrick Christiaan Heineken as Consul from the Netherlands, 28 April 1785.
Office for Foreign Affairs 28 April 1785 Sir I have the Honor of transmitting to your Excellency herewith enclosed, an Act of Congress of the 18th Inst. recognising Ian Hendrick Christiaan Heineken as Consul from their High Mightinessess the Lords the States General of the United Netherlands for Pensylvania and along the River Delaware to reside at Philadelphia; and calling upon your State to furnish Mr. Heineken with their Exeqatur or notification of his Quality &c. With great Respect and Esteem I am Your Excellency’s Most obt. and hble. Servt. John Jay
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John Jay, Ian Hendrick Christiaan Heineken, Pennsylvania, consul, United Netherlands, Delaware, Philadelphia, Office for Foreign Affairs, foreign affairs, 1785, John Dickenson, Netherlands, Holland
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