Quincy May 31st. 1817
I have this moment received your favour of yesterday. In some future Letter I must write you an Apology for S. Adams and J. Hancock: which your inherent good nature will not reject. Please to give to your Son the inclosed Inquiston, with / Cordial regards of,
We have this Moment the news of J Q A Acceptance, and hopes to embark in all May—
MHi: Adams Family Papers, Letterbooks.