Hingham 3d: of Octr: 1817
I would inform you my daughter Mrs: Lincoln died yesterday after a lingering illness. The funeral will be tomorrow.—The bell will toll at 3—O—clock.—
If convenient it would be highly gratifying to us for yours, Judge Adams’s & Mr. John Greenleafs families to attend.—
With sentiments of the highest respect / & esteem your most obedient servant.—
MHi: Adams Papers.