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I enclose an order upon the Cashier of the U.S. Branch Bank Boston, for nine hundred and one dollars ninety–five Cents, to be passed to the credit of the Executors—being a sum received by me at New–York, from Mr Aspinwall, Assignee of Robert Bird and Co. When the Devises to Mr W. S. Smith, to Mrs De Wint, and to Mrs Johnson of Utica shall have been paid, I would propose that the sum remaining...
Thank you my Dear George for your Letter and the Farce which arrived safely the day before yesterday and which I should have answered yesterday had I not been again confined to my chamber by a return of my Fever and many of the inflamatory symtoms which attended my illness in Boston—I was taken ill the day after I wrote to Hariet and went out too soon which occasioned a return of the Fever...
I have received with much satisfaction your Letter of the 23d. and 24th. instt. with the enclosed copy of the writ, and list of papers left with you in the two Trunks marked with the Initial Letters J. A—Your account of the employment of your Time is equally gratifying, and if you have persevered in the plan upon which you commenced, even to this day, I am sure you have found a reward of...
There are four Deeds of the Executors to John Quincy Adams, executed, acknowledged, and left at the Office of the Register of Deeds at Dedham, to be recorded, which when recorded you will receive from the Register, and carefully keep There is one Bond, and four Mortagages, executed and acknowledged by me, to the Executors, and one Power of Attorney to my Co-Executor Josiah Quincy—all left also...
Mrs. Caroline Amelia DeWint—Cedar Grove Fish Kill Landing—New-York. The Executors of the last Will and Testament of John Adams, deceased, have proceeded to the Execution of the said Will, by receiving payment from John Quincy Adams of ten thousand dollars, with interest thereon from the time of the Testator’s decease, in fulfilment of the conditional devise to him, of the Homestead Estate...
I enclose you two papers, which you will be so good as to deliver, the one to Mr. Quincy, & retain the other yourself, ’till further advised. I’ll thank you to procure from the B. Bank, a recpt. of my credit there—of Mrs. de Wints portion by the Will, which will be good in some bank in this City. Your friend & obt. sert. MHi : Adams Papers.
We John P De Wint and Caroline Amelia De Wint his wife, have received of John Quincy Adams and Josiah Quincy, Executors of the last Will of John Adams late of Quincy in the County of Norfolk and Commonwealth of Massachusetts deceased, the sum of three thousand dollars, in payment of the devise bequeathed to me the said Caroline Amelia De Wint by the said Will, excepting my portion of so much...
According to my promise I write to you again altho’ I do not feel quite sure that you will have time to read my Letters or that they will be more acceptable than the nonsensical scraps of poetry which I used to plague you with last Summer generally by the advice of Charles—but as that mania appears to be over I shall only write you short occasional Letters to let you know how we go on altho’...
Voted, in compliance with a proposition made by President Adams, that the Supervisors of the Adams Temple and School Fund, be a Committee, authorised and empowered, in behalf of the Parish, to conclude with President Adams, an agreement in writing, by Indenture or otherwise, whereby at his expense, a Vault or Tomb may be constructed under the Stone Temple to be erected for the use of the...
Voted unanimously That the town in their corporate capacity acceed to the proposition made by President Adams through the Supervisors of the Adams Temple & School Fund. Voted That Hon Thomas Greenleaf, Hon Josiah Quincy, Hon Thomas Boylston Adams, Edward Miller Esqr. & George W Beale Esqr. Supervisors of the Adams Temple & School Fund, be fully authorised & impowered in behalf of the town, to...
Received of the Executors of the last Will of John Adams, by an Order on the Cashier of the United States Branch Bank, Boston the sum of two thousand seven hundred and nine 80/100 dollars being the amount of three orders from W. S. Smith, one of the Devisees, named in the said last Will; of which orders one for $1488.03 is in my favor for payment of debts due from the said W. S. Smith to me;...
Your Letter numbered 2. dated 30 and 31. October is before me—Enclosed in it was the receipt of the Executors for the 901. dollars 95 Cents which I had forwarded from New-York—The Savings Bank Book, I thought it would be best not to settle, until it should be time to make the second distribution to the Devisees; the interest being in the mean time going on. I now enclose to you 1. An order...
A valued friend at the South who has already Made A considerable Collection of Autographs is desirous of extendg it & has Asked My assistance to that End. It has Occurred to Me that You C’d help him to that of y’r late Venerable grandfather, w’h is one of those he is Most desirous of procuring. The Smallest Specimen w’d be Acceptable to him. Could you procure & furnish Me such a specimen...
Since writing your favour of the 7th. and 8th. instt. you have doubtless received from me the three orders of W. S. Smith, upon the Executors, for 2709 dollars 80 Cents, to be paid from the fund in Bank—I expect the balance of his portion of 3000 dollars will be drawn for by him in a few days, which will yet further reduce the sum remaining in Bank—If however there should then remain in Bank,...
Received of the Executors of the last Will of John Adams, by an order, on the Cashier of the United States Branch Bank, Boston, the sum of two thousand seven hundred and nine dollars eighty cents, being the amount of three Orders, from William S. Smith, one of the Devisees, named in the said last Will—of which orders, one for 1488 dollars three Cents is in my favour, for payment of dues due...
I am very much afraid my Dear Thomas in consequence of your not writing to me according to your promise that you are not going on exactly as I wish I therefore write you not to preach but to entreat that you will be more attentive to your friends and answer their Letters— Your brother is gone to Rockville and his health is very much improved. Mary has grown quite fat and I never saw her look...
The Subscriber agrees for the sum of one thousand Dollars, to finish for W N Boylston Esqr a full Length portrait of Jna Q Adams President of the Un States, which has been taken at the request of said Boylston & is to be paid for by him when Compleated Witness J P Davis. MHi : Boylston Family Papers.
Your short note of the 14th. enclosing your Account to the first of July 1826. 4. Copies of Mr Whitney’s funeral discourse, and the pamphlet and annuity blank, of the Massachusetts Hospital Life Insurance Company; and also the N. 2. Glass Company’s bill, has been received—I reserve my observations upon the Account, till that of the subsequent Quarter to the 1st. of October last shall come. I...
I should like to subjoin in a note to the discourse I delivered on your father—the genealogical notices which are proper relating to your father & mother.— I quoted your father’s diary or memorandum upon the visit of Messrs Gridley & Otis—late in 1765 when he was asked to join them in resisting the stamped paper.—If this document be at your house & not in the bank, I should like when I call to...
Your favour of the 20th. Instant was received by this day’s Mail. Without paraphrase I will furnish, from memory, as many facts as may be required to answer the questions involved in your letter. The family genealogy by my Father’s side is preserved in a chart which has been collected and a copy of which is now before me, from which is extracted the following title. “A Genealogical Chart of...
You went away without the watch.—How happened it and why did you not mention it in your letter from Newyork?—I have sent it by Mr Webster.—Mrs. Webster, on whom I waited about it twice, said that her husband would take it with great pleasure and that it would give him no trouble.—where you can be at this blessed moment I hardly venture to suppose—possibly in Baltimore enjoying the company of...
The enclosed letter from President Kirkland to me was received yesterday, though dated the 20th. A letter from the City of Washington might have reached me in nearly the same time. My reply to the President is enclosed for your perusal, and approbation if you think it entitled, and for your correction if you think it requires any. Having been present when the address was delivered, before the...
I enclose herewith the following papers 1. An Order in my favour on the U. S. Branch Bank Boston, for two thousand Dollars—This you will immediately on receiving it deposit at the Bank, and have it entered to my Credit, in my Bank Book which I lately sent you. 22. A Check on the same, Bank dated 4. December 1826. Signed by me, for three thousand Dollars, payable to Mrs Susan B. Clark, or...
I have received your letter of the 18th. instt. and think you cannot do better, than invest your money in the manner proposed by Mr. Johnson; advising you only to take such security for the payment of principal and interest, as will be satisfactory to you—The best I believe, is a mortgage upon amply equivalent Real Estate— To enable you to make the investment without loss of time I have...
On the 18th. instt. I received and duly acknowledged your Short note of the 14th. accompanied with your Account to the 1st. of July Last and with a promise that you would the next day forward the account for the following quarter: and this day I have had the pleasure of receiving your Letter of the 6th. and 10th with four more copies of Mr Whitney’s discourse, and all under a Cover Post marked...
Your Letter of the 26th. ulto. with one from President Kirkland enclosed in it, and your answer were received yesterday—I suppose the genealogical narrative in your Letter, contains all the information that he may desire—It comprizes as much of the family history as we have to tell for a century preceding the birth of your father—The short and simple annals of the poor—If I had leisure, I...
I received yesterday your Letter of the 18th. ulto. enclosing four more copies of Mr Whitney’s funeral Discourse, and all under a cover Post marked, Boston 29 . November—This Post-mark was almost as pleasing to me as your Letter itself because it assured me that my failure to receive from you a Letter of that date was not occasioned by inability proceeding from the state of your health—I am...
I have received with deep sensibility, the copy which the City Council of Charleston, have been pleased to present, and which you have had the goodness to forward to me, of the Eulogy of Mr Ford, delivered at the request of the council, upon the character of my deceased father The respectful attention thus shewn to the memory, of the friend and associate in Revolutionary trials of Christopher...
On the 8th. of last month, I wrote you a Letter enclosing three orders from W. S. Smith, and just before receiving this morning your Letter of the 2d. instt. I had written to remind you of it, as well as of my subsequent Letters to you—I am now relieved from the apprehension that you had not received my former Letters, by your acknowledgment of the receipt of those of the 8th. 19th. and 27th....
After a series of appointments to meet Mr Stoddard which proved abortive, he came to Quincy Yesterday and we effected a settlement so far as to divide equally the amount of the principal due by Notes of hand, and the whole sum being $332.0 I took two Notes of him for $166–0. each; one of which is made payable to you or your Order on demand with Interest from the first of November 1826. He paid...