Adams Papers

From John Adams to George III, 20 February 1788

[20 Feb. 1788]


As the Period of my Mission to your Majesty is on the Point of expiring I have Solicited the Honour of this Audience, that I might have an opportunity of repeating in behalf of the United States of America, their Assurances of their friendly Dispositions and of their continued desire of a liberal Intercourse of Commerce and good Offices, with your Majestys Subjects and States.

In taking leave of your Majesty I beg leave to present my most humble Thanks to your Majesty for the Protection and Civilities I have received at your Majestys Court, and my best Wishes for every Blessing to your Majesty, your Majestys Royal Family, Subjects and Dominions.

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