Adams Papers

From John Adams to Timothy Pickering, 22 April 1799

Quincy April 22d 1799


I received your favor of the 12th only on the 20th. Gen. Dickerson introduced to me at Philadelphia Mr. Evan Jones, whose appearance deportment, & conversation were such as might be expected from a brother of that family—such as might be expected from Gen Dickerson’s recommendation. I am perfectly satisfyed that you should give him a commission as consul, provided you think it can be done without injustice or indecorum to Mr Polluck.

I am Sir, your most obedient & / humble servant

MHi: Adams Family Papers, Letterbooks.

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