Quincy May 13th 1813
Permit me to enclose to you a letter from my neighbour Mr Mottram Vesey and to add my Testimony to the truth of his representations.
His situation is the best in town and his qualifications too. Indeed I beleive he has no competitors. I have known him from his cradle, and his father and Grandfathers from mine. His appointment will oblige his connections who are numerous and respectable and I beleive the whole town, among whom certainly is your friendly and respectful humble Servant
MHi: Adams Family Papers, Letterbooks.