Washington 9. February 1825—
My dear and honoured Father.
The enclosed note from Mr King, will inform you of the Event of this day, upon which I can only offer you, my congratulations, and ask your blessing and prayers. Your affectionate and dutiful Son
John Quincy Adams.
P.S. Have the goodness to cause the Note from Mr King, to be sent back to me.
MHi: Adams Papers.