Adams Papers

From John Adams to James McHenry, 17 September 1798

Quincy September 17. 1798


I have recd your letter of the 10th and return you the Letters from General Wilkinson and the Qr. Mr. General.

Inclosed is a Letter from John Hampdon Palmer of Vermont to Judge Cranch, requesting his Aid in procuring a Pair of Colours. This young Gentleman is a Grandson of old General Palmer my Neighbour, who was active and usefull in the early Part of the late Revolution, and indeed I believe through the whole of it.—He is represented to me as a Young Man of Sprightly Abilities. It would gratify my feeling very much to give him a Commission.

With great Esteem I have the / honor to be, &c

John Adams

DLC: James McHenry Papers.

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