Adams Papers

From John Adams to Hezekiah Niles, 30 June 1817

Quincy June 30th 1817

Mr Niles

The oldest Statesman in North America is no more.—Vixit. McKean, for whose services, and indeed for whose patronage, the two States of Pensylvania and Delaware, once contended, is numbered with his fathers.

I cannot express my feelings upon this event in any way better, than by the publication of the enclosed letters.

1st. June 13th. 1812

2nd. August 20th 1813

3rd. August 28th 1813

4th. November 15th. 1813

5th. January — 1814

6th October 15th. 1814

7th. November 20th. 1815

8th. June 17th. 1817.

I pray you to print these Letters in your Register

John Adams

MHi: Adams Family Papers, Letterbooks.

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