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Contrary to my established habit for many years I must now become an intercessor for a candidate. You must remember a virtuous & industrious lady old lady the widow Owen who lived to be 90 odd years of age, and maintained an always an excellent character and was highly esteemed by your mother. You must remember also young Hollis her grandson who lived some time in our family and was the...
Mr Webster regrets that a previous engagement deprives him of the pleasure of accepting Mr & Mrs Adam’s invitation to dine on Thursday. MHi : Adams Papers.
Finding your orchards had faild, I sent to Princeton and directed my Foreman to pick out Six Casks of the best Cyder the farm had produced this year (not haveing any of the preceeding year that I consider’d worth transporting) and have them carefully drawn off into other Barrells, which has been done, and I received them here, this morning about 2 oclock, fearing a return of severe frost, I...
The Inclosed extract from a Letter I lately rec’d from my friend, Dr Nicholas, wch. I read to my dearly beloved friend yr. father soon after it came to my hand—he was so much pleased with it that he requested me to send you a Copy; And as his wishes are to me , the delights of obedience, I have promptly given it; presuming however that Dr N wd not wish it should be made public as comeing from...
Mr Sergeant sent me your Letter yesterday morning and I thank you for the pleasant information it contained concerning the health of all at home—I wish I could give you the same assurance concerning my little party but the Coachman is still very ill and Elizabeth is also quite unwell. George is on the whole better but occasionally much indisposed and subject to faintness—Mary and I do better...
The Enterprize has just arrived and brought all the stray baggage which will be delivered to us tomorrow morning—A Gentleman has just called to announce to us this very acceptable inform news who says he made every exertion to expedite its return—Of the Coachman and Elizabeth we have heard nothing but are in hopes they will be here tomorrow night and should they arrive I propose to leave New...
The Citizens of Princeton, having been informed of your intended visit to that place, embrace this opportunity of manifesting their respect for your person and Character and their gratitude for your distinguished Services in the responsible stations to which you have been called, by meeting you on this occasion to express to you the assurance of a cordial welcome— We rejoice in this...
This Indenture made this twentieth day of August in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty one, Between John P. Van Ness and Marcia Van Ness, his wife, both of the City of Washington, of the one part, and John Quincy Adams Esquire, of Boston, in the County of Suffolk and Commonwealth of Massachusetts, now abiding in the said City of Washington, of the other part,...
The style in which my Letter of the 3d was written, pretty clearly evinced by its apologetic nature, the fear I felt of giving offence; and your answer has proved those fears were not unfounded: Surely I have never doubted the or disputed the all distinguished attentions you have received from your Countrymen, and still less ever suggested the idea that you courted them—You must permit me to...
This will probably be the last time I shall write you as your journey will commence soon after the receipt of this Letter. My present object is to mention a plan which has occurred to me concerning your father who is very desirous of going to Commencement but who is evidently too weak to support the fatigue of the day without something is done to make it easy. My plan is to engage two chambers...