Adams Papers

To John Adams from Oliver Bowen, 3 May 1800

Augusta May the 3—1800


You have thaught proper to remove me from Office, it is presumed to have been on good information.—You have been imposed on, I am materially injured in reputation which to me, I have alwaise considered the most valuable <Jewel> Jewell in life. I have been tryed on sundry charge which I presume are such as you have thaught proper to dismiss me on, I am honourably acquitted by my country. I have brought suite against one who I am well assured to be at the bottom of my disgrace, I presume it cannot now be improper to <be> request to be inform’d of what was the information on which I was dismissed and from whome it came. I am Sr. respectfully / Yours.

Oliver Bowen

late Marshal D. Georgia

MHi: Adams Papers.

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