Adams Papers

From John Adams to Isaac H. Jackson, 21 August 1818

Quincy Aug. 21. ‘18


I have no Remembrance of the “Address to a Provincial Bashans”

I should conjecture that Governor Bernard was meant by the Bashans.

The Author I know not. It is possible it might be Doctor Benjamin Church. It might be from One of Several Other Poets of that Age. But it never Attracted the Attention / of your humble Servant

John Adams


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