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I do not feel quite well enough to be out today—having suffered a little from being out yesterday—and I would not wish you to detain, on my acc’t, the Papers which you wish to send off for Chili—Both myself and friends shall be Entirely satisfied to follow your suggestion—I will, nevertheless, have the pleasure of calling at the Department on the subject, at an Early opportunity— With entire...
Received Quincy July 27th 1809 of John Q Adams Esqr the sum of fifty-three Dollars and twelve Cents, in full for interest on $1700 from the 18th: January to the 7th August 1809. $53.12 MHi : Adams Papers.
Received of John Quincy Adams the sum of five hundred Dollars, in full payment for fifteen shares of Stock of the Potowmack Bridge at Washington City, belonging to me; and to be transferred to the said Adams, by William Cranch Esqr of Alexandria, duly empowered to that affect—The quarter’s dividend payable on the first of next Month to be retained for me. MHi : Adams Papers.
Mrs Porter’s compliments to Mr & Mrs Adams & Miss Helen & requests the pleasure of their company on friday evening PHi : Dreer Collection.
Whereas John Adams late of Quincy in the County of Norfolk, Doctor of Laws, deceased, did, by his last Will & Testament, order, that with certain exceptions fully set forth in the said Will, all the rest and residue of his estate, real, personal & mixed should be sold by his Executors. And whereas the said John Adams, did by his said last Will and Testament constitute and appoint his Son John...
Majr. General Jackson presents his Compliments to Mr & Mrs. Adams and regrets that he & his family cannot accept of their polite invitation to dine; having determined to decline all personal attentions of this kind until the issue of the proceedings in his case now pending before Congress. MHi : Adams Papers.
Mr Pinkney presents his Complements to Mr & Mrs Adams and will have the Honour to wait on them at Dinner on Thursday the 3d of February.— MHi : Adams Papers.
I enclose you two Letters which I received for you some time since one of which I mentioned before Mr. Smith will give them to Willink should you not be in Amsterdam and he will forward them to you the last I read and did not think worth the Postage it having already cost 5 R. 61 C. It is two o’clock in the Morning and I have just return’d from Oraniumbaum I am so tired I can scarcely hold the...
I enclose you certain communications from the Register Treay which I presume will meet your wishes in respect to settlement. Any farther attentions in my power you need make no reserves in commanding. Mr Hillhouse moved a few days past for repeal of embargo laws. The day was occupied by him & Mr Lloyd, in favr of repeal, & by Gen. Smith aga inst it. You can be at no loss to know how the...
Mr Webster accepts with pleasure Mr & Mrs Adam’s Invitation to dine on Thursday— MHi : Adams Papers.
J. Madison with his respectful compliments to the President of the U. States, returns many thanks for the copy of his Message to Congress, politely forwarded by him. It could not be read without a lively sense of the interesting features it presents of the National prosperity; nor without recognizing the ability & eloquence of which previous occasions had furnished like examples. RC (MHi:...
Mr. Clay has the pleasure to accept the invitation of Mr. Adams and Mrs Adams to dinner on Saturday next. MHi : Adams Papers.
Mortgage, J Q Adams to Executors. Know all men by these Presents that I John Quincy Adams of Boston in the County of Suffolk Esquire in consideration of the sum of one dollar paid me by the said John Quincy Adams and Josiah Quincy Executors of the last Will and testament of John Adams late of Quincy in the County of Norfolk Doctor of Laws the receipt whereof I do hereby acknowledge and for the...
My experience of your kindness leads to another trespass on it. You will oblige me by havg the enclosed forwarded to Mr. R. with the next despatches to him and by accepting assurances of my great esteem & cordial respect. Draft ( DLC ). Filed at 26 July 1825. Year not indicated; conjectural year assigned here based on the assumption that the letter referred to was JM to Richard Rush, 22 July...
Mr. Webster accepts with great pleasure Mr. & Mrs Adam’s Invitation to dine on Thursday— MHi : Adams Papers.
Is Hugh Nelson going to Mexico? What is to become of Genl S.—? Nobody suits here but Poinsett—Surely this must be Back Stairs—I know you will not answer one of these questions but God Bless you. MHi : Adams Papers.
Mr. Clay has the pleasure to accept the invitation of Mr. and Mrs. Adams to dinner on thursday the 8h. inst. MHi : Adams Papers.
Th: Jefferson requests the favour of Mr. & Mrs. Adams. to dine with him on Saturday the 4th. Jany. at half after three. The favour of an answer is asked. MHi : Adams Papers.
Whereas, John Adams late of Quincy in the County of Norfolk, Doctor of Laws, deceased, did by his last Will and Testament, order, that with certain exceptions, fully set forth in the said Will, all the rest and residue of his Estate, Real personal and mixed should be sold by his Executors. And whereas the said John Adams, did by his said last Will and Testament constitute and appoint his Son...
Mr. Thomas Grafton Addiron junr. having a wish to be employed in the public service has requested a letter of introduction to you. I have not the pleasure of a personal acquaintance with Mr. Addiron, but am assured from a very respectable source “that he is a very correct young man in his moral character;” his family connections are highly respectable. With great respect, I am, / Dr. Sir, your...
I write you a few lines merely to mention that George is perfectly well and that I am almost tired of our seperation and extremely anxious to see you. I must draw upon you for the sum of twenty dollars as I have been obliged to purchace mourning on account of the death of Mrs. Hellen the Mother of Nancy’s husband the family all very anxious to see you papas not at all well. Adieu believe me /...
Th: Jefferson presents his respectful salutation to mr Adams, and his thanks for the copy of the journals of the convention which he has been so kind as to send him. but also presented to the University of Virginia, has been properly addressed to Th:J. as Rector of that institution and shall be carefully preserved until the proper depository shall be provided. he prays mr Adams to be assured...
L’Envoyé Extraordinaire & Ministre Plenipotentiare de Sa Majesté bièn Chretienne, & Madame De Neuville ont l’honneur d’inviter l’honorable Monsieur Adams et Madame Adams à assister au Service Solennel qui aura lieu dan l’Eglise de St Patrick le 24 de ce mois à 10 heures du matin pour le repos de L’ame de S. A. R Monseigneur Le Duc de Berri Fils de France. MHi : Adams Papers.
My grandson, Th: Jefferson Randolph, bearer of this letter being on a journey to the North, I could not permit him to pass thro’ Washington, without enjoining on him the duty of paying his respects to you. I presume he will find you approaching the close of your winter’s campaign, a term as welcome to the civil as military officer. I am glad to avail myself at the same time of the occasion of...
Mr. & Mrs. Hanson are highly flattered by having it in their power to acknowledge the honor of an invitation to dine with Mr. & Mrs. Adams, and certainly do not regret less than Mr. & Mrs. Adams the circumstances which will deprive them of the pleasure of accepting it. They take pleasure in reassuring Mr. & Mrs. Adams of their very high respect & consideration. MHi : Adams Papers.
Genl Jackson presents his compliments & thanks to Mr & Mrs. Adams for their polite invitation to a Ball at their house on the 8 of Jany— He had designed not to visit during the winter after night owing to his ill health; but their politeness on the present occasion influences him to alter that determination, and he begs leave to say that he will with great pleasure wait upon them on the...
Having been attacked this morning with a dangerous Complaint, I have requested Louisa to write you a few lines enclosing a Note, The disposition of which, I wrote you my request, in my last Letter dated December 1815—which Letter, and note, I deliver to Louisa Smith—to keep untill your return— MHi : Adams Papers.
Mr. Madison requests the pleasure of Mr. Adam’s company to dinner on Tuesday next at half past 3 o’clock. MHi .
W. Wirt acknowledges the honor of Mr & Mrs. Adams polite invitation to dinner on the 15th. but not having been into company this winter, hopes to be excused for declining it. MHi : Adams Papers.
The Master of the Ceremonies is commanded by His Royal Highness The Prince Regent to invite The American Minister and Mrs. Adams to The Queen’s Palace on Monday next the 22d. Instant between Eight and half past Eight O’clock in the Evening, to be present at the Ceremony of the Marriage of Her Royal Highness The Princess Mary with His Royal Highness The Duke of Gloucester.— MHi : Adams Papers.