Adams Papers

To John Adams from Jason D. Battles, 16 February 1825

Boston Feby. 16th. 1825

President John Adams Sir

The officers & Members of the Boston artillery Co. congratulate you & your family on the event that has Lately occurd: Viz. the Election of your Son John Quincy Adams to be president of the united States of America. They have volunteerd: their Services to fire three National Salutes on his receiving the Command on the 4th. of March next. if it Should be Agreeable for you to make this Spirited Co: a present for the relief of expence on that day it will be recvd: with that enthusiasm which Cannot be expressd. By pen

For the Boston Artillry Co.

Jason D. Battles

John Woods


(NB) The Comitte will wait upon you at your residence in quincy on tuesday afternoon next the 22d. inst, to Forward to the Co. what ever you may see fit to transmit.

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