From William Plumer
Epping (N.H.) Novr 6. 1821
Permit me to request you would accept the enclosed copy of an address delivered by my son1 to the Rockingham Agricultural Society.2 The interest you take in Agriculture induces me to think it will not be unacceptable to you. I am with much respect & esteem, Dear Sir, Your friend & servant
RC (DLC). Docketed by JM.
1. William Plumer Jr. (1789–1854), a Harvard-educated lawyer, served several terms in the New Hampshire legislature. In 1817 JM appointed him commissioner of loans for New Hampshire. He served in the U.S. House of Representatives, 1819–25 (Sidney Perley, “The Plumer Genealogy,” Essex Institute Historical Collections 52 : 22; Senate Exec. Proceedings description begins Journal of the Executive Proceedings of the Senate of the United States of America (3 vols.; Washington, 1828). description ends , 3:70, 72).
2. William Plumer Jr., An Address Delivered before the Rockingham Agricultural Society, October 18th, 1821 (Exeter, N.H., 1821; Shoemaker 6492).