Adams Papers

From John Adams to James McHenry, 20 August 1798

Quincy Aug 20th 1798


I received on Saturday your favor of the 13th have read the papers inclosed voluminous as they are & return the commission for Col. Butler & the talk to the Indians signed. The Indians have been taught to misunderstand The advice against selling their lands to individuals, for advice against selling to the United States.

I am Sir / your most obedient

John Adams

MHi: Adams Family Papers, Letterbooks.

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