Adams Papers

From John Adams to A. Belen, 27 February 1800

Philadelphia February 27th 1800


I pray you to present my thanks to the French Lodge held in this city for their obliging present of copies of a funeral oration delivered on the melancholly occasion of the Death of their Illustrious Brother General Washington. This exquisite morcell of Eloquence does honor to M.—Chaudron the Orator, & is one of the handsomest compliments to the memory of the General: I am also much indebted to you for the agreeable manner in which you have communicated the favour of [. . .]

Your most obedient & humble servant


John Adams


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