Philada: July 2nd: 1789
I enclose to you a small essay which I consider as a full reply to that part of your letter which defends the latin, and Greek languages.—I <
[. . .]> shall class them hereafter with negro slavery, & Spirituous liquors, & consider them as < equally> unfriendly tho’ in a less degree to the progress of morals—knowledge, & religion in the United States.—In a few days I shall reply to Other parts of your letter.
From Dr Sir yours / Sincerely
MHi: Adams Papers.