Adams Papers

Isaac Stephens to John Adams, 18 Jul. 1786

Algir July 18th. 1786

Sir I take the Liberty of Directing a Letter to your Honour in order to Convay My Letters To Boston and Will be much obliged to you to forward them & further for gods Sake and the Love of Man to assist Us in this Sad State of Slavery allthough the Sum Is Large But we Cannot help that it is Despreat To be Under [the] Situation of a Slave as We are the property of the King as Much as his horse Sir if Mr Lamb has Related this Matter as he Told the King he Would be hear in four months and this King Never puts any Confidence in a Nation that Deceves him once I hope Mr Lamb will be hear Within the time for the King has given out that word

our Redemption Nothing [Conserns] the peace

from Your most obed’nt and humble Servant

Isaac Stephens

RC (MHi: Adams Papers).

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