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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 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...
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.