Adams Papers

From John Adams to John Churchman, 3 September 1801

Quincy September 3 1801

Mr Churchman

I have received your favour from Rhode Island, and in Answer to it, take this opportunity to Say, that I was early made Acquainted with the Theory of your Universal Variation Chart and have always wished you Success in the Pursuit of it: that I have been acquainted with you many years, that I never knew or heard of any Thing to the disadvantage of your Character: and that I have always considered you as a Man ardent in Scientific pursuits and equally desirous of improving your Talents for the Benefit of Mankind.

I am, Sir your most obedient / Servant

John Adams


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