Adams Papers

From John Adams to John Nicholas, 27 January 1799

Philadelphia Jan 27th 1799


I have received with great pleasure your letter of the 9th of this month with an address from a volunteer company of riflemen. The address I have directed the Secy at war to answer by sending the officers their commissions.

I have great hopes that your opinion is well founded that federalism is increasing in your neighborhood. With thanks for your kind letter I am Sir your most obedient

J Adams

MHi: Adams Family Papers, Letterbooks.

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