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On the preceding page you will see the extract of a letter from Capt Peyton explaining the want of form in the bill of exchange signed by youself to Th: J. Randolph, and forwarded to Capt Peyton, & inclosed are the return d bills, and others in correct form to be signed by you. my grandson being absent from the neighborhood, I send them by the bearer, in the hope of recieving them back by him,...
Your letter of the 3d. has distressed me—It will compel me to disclose truths which will be disagreeable to you—and very unpleasant to me— Your ardour in support of the honour of your Grand Father—has my Cordial appropriation—we know where to find the precept—Honour thy Father, and Mother, and we know it has been approved by all Ages and Nations—Civil, and Savage, till french philosophers...
I thank you for the Discourse on the consecration of the Synagogue in your city, with which you have been pleased to favor me. I have read it with pleasure and instruction, having learnt from it some valuable facts in Jewish history which I did not know before. your sect by it’s sufferings has furnished a remarkable proof of the universal spirit of religious intolerance, inherent in every...
Your letter of the 18 th recieved on the 21 st shews that our recollections differ very considerably; but it proves also that we do not agree on the conditions of leasing the mill I offer it on the terms expressed in the lease, according to my understanding of them, and according to the understanding and practice on them by all the tenants heretofore. you will not consent to them but on a...
I regret that it will not be in my power to take Mr Norton’s Bridge Stock I am very affectionately Yours— MHi : Adams Family Papers, Letterbooks.
having been informed in Philadelphia that there was a College built under your auspices & patronage in Virginia. I take the liberty of applying to you as a Candidate of Professor of langauges in that institution. I have in my possession introductory letters to you from Mathy Carey esq Philadelphia with other testimonials of capacity & conduct, but i shall leave it to your better judgement...
I John Adams of Quincy, in the County of Norfolk Esquire, do hereby give to my Son John Quincy Adams, of Boston, in the County of Suffolk Esquire, all my Manuscript Letter Books, and Account-Books, Letters, Journals, and Manuscript papers; together with the trunks in which they are contained; also a Bureau, with three large Drawers, two small Drawers, and two glass folding Doors, standing near...
We herewith send you an invoice of such American Works, & of those imported, as we could furnish upon terms, as we consider better than to order them anew. Most of the imported Books were purchased in Europe at Auction, & could not probably be again procured upon the same terms, viz: Phil. Transactions, Byzantinae Hist. Kennicott’s Heb. Bible, Stepanie Thesaurus, Cassianus &ca. These mostly...
I have had the pleasure to recieve your letters of the 28th September & of 24th March: this last reached me on the 19th April, but it some time before I could find out the clue for securing the delivery of the one you inclosed me. At length I was informed the brother of your Gardener was in the employ of the proprietor of Grange Estate, who turned out to be a brother or near relative of our...
According to the requisitions of the law, I now transmit to the President and Directors of the Literary fund, for communication to the legislature, the annual Report of the Visitors of the University of Virginia, bearing date the 7 th of October last. at that date the regular books were not yet compleated which were under preparation for the purpose of exhibiting a clear and methodical view of...