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I have very particular reasons for requesting of you a favor— it is that you would inform me—where I can find a Copy of three little Essays printed in your Centinal and written by my Son John Quincy Adams—in the years 1791 1792 93—under what Signature I am not able to recollect—but reccommending to the Government of the United States a System of Neutrality—these little Essays—if I do not...
I thank you Sir for your kind letter of the 17th and am much obliged by your attention to my request’s—I now remember that the three Essays—were signed Marcellus and I well know they were written by John Quincy Adams—and I know that posterity will deem them—documents of importance—in the History of the United States of America—if you or my friend Mr Shaw will procure them to be copied for me...
As I have all my Life, professed to be a very sincere friend to the promotion of knowledge—and a free Circulation of it—through every vein, and Artery through the body Politic—in opposition to all the well-born—Well-bred—And well dressed few in every age and Country, who have taught an opposite doctrine I cannot but applaude the design of the good people of Boston for raising a Library for the...
I send you a Box of Books, which I pray you to present for me to the Apprentices’ Library—with my best wishes and Respects / from your friend and / most humble Servant MHi : Adams Family Papers, Letterbooks.