Adams Papers

From John Adams to Timothy Pickering, 29 October 1798


Quincy Oct. 29. 1798


I have recd your favour of Oct. 18. <[. . .]> And pray you when you see General Pinckney to congratulate him for me on his arrival; but I would not wish him to think of a Journey here to see me. I shall see him I hope eer long at Trenton or Philadelphia.

The two Letters returned in yours are important. The first has made a great Impression on me.

Inclosed is another Letter which I pray you to decypher, and return as soon as possible. But dont write me any Letters to arrive at Quincy or Boston after the 10. of Novr.

I am sir yours

John Adams

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