Adams Papers

To John Adams from James Riley, 4 July 1817

Boston July 4th 1817


as A tribute of respect and Esteem for the Eminent virtues of one of the principal Fathers of my Nations Admirable institutions and a promoter of her Independence

I take the Liberty of presenting you a copy of the Narrative of my late Disasters and Sufferings in Africa &c cherishing a hope that its perusal will not prove irksome. I have the Honour to be with the greatest / regard and profound sentiments / of affection your Obedt. Servt.

James Riley

of Middletown Connecticut

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