Adams Papers

To John Adams from Marie-Joseph-Paul-Yves-Roch-Gilbert du Motier, marquis de Lafayette, 12 October 1815

La Grange October 12h 1819

My dear Sir

Your kind Letter by Major Swett Has afforded me the Highest pleasure—it Will Be Answered By a more direct opportunity than the Introductory lines which I beg leave to put into the Hands of Mr Poussin—this Young Scholar of the french Architectural Academy is Recommended to me By an eminent professor, my particular friend—Mr Poussin, Son to a Late distinguished artist, possesses <T>Himself talents and knowledge Which He Hopes to Employ avantageously in the U.S. and particularly in Boston. I Have presumed to Hope You Would Have the Goodness to favour him with Your kind advices, and I am Happy in Every opportunity to offer You the High Respect and Most Sincere Affection of / Your old Constant friend


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