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I have received your Letter of the 9th. instt. and now enclose a Check on the Branch Bank for 500 dollars payable to your order—With this you will repay the Coachman, his advances; repay to Mary Hellen the 50 dollars borrowed of her, and give the remainder to Antoine, for the purchase of winter fuel and other necessary payments. You and I will settle accounts when I return to Washington, which...
By the Will of my deceased Father, all that part of his Real Estate, lying on both sides of the antient County road, from Boston to Plymouth, containing by Estimation one hundred and three Acres more or less together with the Mansion house, gardens and buildings thereon situated, were given to me in fee-simple, upon Condition that I pay or secure to be paid with interest within three years...
Sales of Stocks, by Order of the Executors, on the Estate of John Adams late of Quincy decd. 13. Shares. Middlesex Canal @$260 3380 — 5 " West–Boston Bridge 295 1475 — 54 " Massts. fire & Marine Ins. Office par. 2700 — 1 perCt advce
Minute for Deacon Adams—18. Septr. 1826. Salt-Marsh as Returned by the Inventory— Acres— Qurs: Rods Limit of bid 9 .. 2.. 2. Harris lot Marsh and upland at $83 — 789:52 900.. 10.. 2.. 29. Gull Island Marsh 58 . .
I saw Col: Perkins, yesterday at Brookline, who did not seem prepared to answer my question, as to the intention of the Railway Company—From his general conversation I gathered that the Subject of the sale had been a matter of conversation with the Directors—He did not say that any determination had or had not been had—But we parted, he saying that he would see the Directors to day and would...
I hereby authorise John Adams in my name and behalf to make proposals for renewing the Insurance, at the Massachusetts Mutual Fire Insurance Company, at the expiration of my Policies No 3592. and 3593. MHi : Adams Family Papers, Letterbooks.
It is proper to apprize persons attending the Sale, that there is some uncertainty with regard both to the quantity of the Land, and to the boundaries, of all the Lots of Wood Lands to be sold—They have all been surveyed by Mr Withington, and the plats of survey will be exhibited at the Sale, and delivered with the Deeds of Conveyance—But each Lot will be sold separately, and the Executors...
Account of the Sale of Real Estate belonging to the Heirs of the Hon John Adams as sold at Public Auction 19th Seper. 1825 Gull Island Marsh 10 Acr, 2 Qr, 29 Rd. sold to Josiah Bass at $60, per acre $640, 87 1/2— Farm Marsh & upland 9 Acr. 2 Q. 2 R sold to Josiah Adams at $90, per Acr 856,12 1/— Rock Island Marsh 2 A. 1 Q. 28 R sold to Josiah Adams at $70, per Acre 169,75— Cove Marsh—13 Ar. 3...
I have nothing to add to what I wrote you yesterday on that subject. I saw Col: Perkins, who said that the Directors could not determine until the sale and that this would depend upon circumstances .—By which, I understand—However you can conclude as well as myself.— I think, however, that one or other and possibly both pieces—are deemed important, and that they intend to purchase one or...
Salt-Marsh— Acres— Qurs Rods Adams—Elihu to John Adams. 30. March 1772 3. Crosby—Joseph to John Adams 3. Augt. 1772 6. Crosby—Joseph to John Adams 27. Octr. 1779 5. 2. Bass—Samuel to John Adams 13. Jany 1789. 7. 2 French—Moses to John Adams 17. Novr 1792
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...
I take the liberty of proposing to you as a candidate for the office of District Judge for the Southern District become vacant by the death of Judge Van Ness. Saml. R. Betts one of the circuit Judges, in this State. Mr. Betts is well known, as a professional man, I am told to Mr Webster & Judge Storys in his politics he has always been of the party opposed to Mr. Clinton; on the Bench he is...
Know all Men by these Presents, that I John Quincy Adams of Boston in the County of Suffolk, Esquire, am held and firmly bound, in my individual capacity, to the said John Quincy Adams, and Josiah Quincy also of said Boston, Esquire, Executors of the Last Will and Testament of John Adams, late of Quincy in the County of Norfolk, Doctor of Laws, deceased, in the sum of forty four two thousand...
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 fulfilment of the...
Your favour of the 7th Instant was duly received at the Same time that the packages addressed to the President came to his hands. Accept our thanks for this mark of attention, which was quite Seasonable and acceptable. Since I wrote you I have had an interview with Mr. Stoddard who made me a Small payment of Cash, much short of the sum I had demanded of him. When we meet in October, as you...
Know all Men by these Presents, that I, John Quincy Adams, of Boston, in the County of Suffolk, Esquire, Co’executor with Josiah Quincy of said Boston, Esquire, of the last Will and Testament of John Adams, late of Quincy, in the County of Norfolk, deceased, have constituted and appointed Josiah Quincy, my Co Executor aforesaid, and do hereby constitute him and appoint him, my Attorney for the...
Terms of Sale, cash , to be paid on delivery of each Article—on Friday or Saturday the 29th. or 30th. instt. No earnest required —but every Article not taken and paid for on that day will be considered by the Executors as not sold—and will be resold at the risk of the first purchaser The Tomb is sold only because it was considered the Law required that it should be—The Executors reserve to...
Silver oz. Pwt $ C $ C 1 Large Coffee Pot 36 10 at $1,12 per oz to John Adams 40,88 1 Tea Pot 14 10 = 1,20 = = 17,40 2 Sugar Castors 23 0
1 pair Candlesticks 1 Do Branch $27.50 2 Wine Glass Cooler & bottle Do 23.00 5 flour pots 2.00 Straw Carpeting 1.20 General Washington smal 0.70 $54.40 Recd. pay for J Adams MHi : Greenleaf Family Deposit.
( not executed—) [Deed of Homestead Exors. to J. Q. A.] Whereas John Adams, late of Quincy in the County of Norfolk, Doctor of Laws, did by his Last Will and Testament, give and devise to his son John Quincy Adams, and to his Heirs, all that part of his Real Estate, lying on both sides of the Antient County Road from Boston to Plymouth, containing by Estimation one hundred and three Acres, be...
List of Plans of Real Estate, belonging to John Adams, late of Quincy, at the time of his decease, Taken by Mather Withington—and one, taken by Asa French. Acres. Qurs. Rods Appraised value 1. Dwelling House, and land appurtenant 95.. 2.. 1. 11460.. 75 Woodland . 2 Borland lot. 27.. 0.. 18.
Deeds. Dates 1/3 1 Cotton Tufts—to John Adams 1802 February 18th. Book 17 page 42 April 1st. 1803 1/9 Richard Cranch & wife do. 1802 Book 18. p—14 March 29th 1802 1/9 Stephen Peabody & wife do. do. Book 18 page 100—August 7th 1802. 1/18
Whereas the said John Adams has this day, by his deed duly executed and acknowledged, conveyed all the Estate in belonging to him Quincy, known by the name of the Mount Wollaston Farm, to the said John Quincy Adams, his Heirs, and Assigns, in fee simple; now the Condition of this Obligation is such that if the said John Quincy Adams, his Executors or Administrators, shall from and after the...
Inventory of Estate of the late John Adams as returned by the Appraisers. With particulars. Long Eastern Room 7 Mahog. Hair bottom chairs 2 Arm chairs 22. 50— 2 do Card tables 10. 00 2 looking Glasses 40. 00 2 Cut Glass Candelabras 16. 00 4 Window Curtains. White dimety 16. 00 1 Pr Brass Andirons and fender 8. 00
No 1. Dr. The Executors of the last will & testament of John Adams To Cash in hands of Miss Smith 520 00 do of D. Spear Sale of Salt Grass 166 25 Carried forward $ 686 25 in Acct with his Estate Cr By Cash paid Haskell & Whitney No 1. 131 04 " " M Knight, Mourning 2.
Since I had the pleasure of last writing you I have duly received two letters from you and six copies of Mr Clarke’s interesting discourse, for which I tender you the united thanks of the family. I have been So much occupied as a joint Executor of my fathers will, together with some other business, that I have had scarce a moment for writing to my friends. But having made as much progress in...
Boston, 27. Oct—1826. Pay to A. B. Johnson & A. L. S Johnson or Bearer, Three Thousand— Dolls. — cts. 3.000 Dolls. — cts. Josiah Quincy Exeor of John Adams Boston, 3 October 1826 Pay to Samuel Savil or Bearer, Three hundred and twelve Dolls. 49
[Form of Receipt of Devise.] Received of John Quincy Adams and Josiah Quincy, Executors of the last Will of John Adams, late of Quincy in the County of Norfolk, deceased, the sum of three thousand dollars and Cents in payment of the devise, bequeathed to me by the said Will—Witness my hand at this day of excepting so much as may be found hereafter to be distributed among the fourteen devisees,...
Know all men by these Presents that We John Quincy Adams of Boston in the County of Suffolk and Commonwealth of Massachusetts Esquire and Josiah Quincy also of said Boston Esquire Executors of the last Will and Testament of John Adams late of Quincy in the County of Norfolk Doctor of Laws, deceased have constituted and by these Presents do, constitute George Washington Adams of Boston...
(Copy) Power Of Attorney. Know all men by these Presents that I John Quincy Adams of Boston in the County of Suffolk Esquire Co executor with Josiah Quincy of said Boston Esquire of the last Will and testament of John Adams late of Quincy in the County of Norfolk, deceased; have constituted and appointed Josiah Quincy my Co executor aforesaid and do hereby constitute and appoint him My...
(Deed of the Quincy Wood lot.) Know all Men by these Presents, that we John Quincy Adams and Josiah Quincy, both of Boston in the County of Suffolk, Executors of the last Will and Testament of John Adams late of Quincy in the County of Norfolk, deceased, in consideration of the Sum of two-hundred and twenty-one dollars, and thirty three Cents, paid us by the said John Quincy Adams in his...
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...
(Copy.) Deed. Adams and Quincy to J. Q. Adams. Whereas John Adams late of Quincy in the County of Norfolk Doctor of Laws, did by his last Will and Testament, give and devise to his Son John Quincy Adams and to his heirs all that part of his real estate lying on both sides of the Antient County road from Boston to Plymouth containing by estimation One hundred and three Acres be the same more or...
Received of Hon. Josiah Quincy six dollars and eighty seven cents in full for recording deeds & other instruments relating to the estate of Hon John Adams decd MHi : Adams Papers.
Know all men by these Present that I John Quincy Adams of Boston in the County of Suffolk Esquire am held and firmly bound in my individual capacity to the said John Quincy Adams and Josiah Quincy also of said Boston Esquire Executors of the last Will and Testament of John Adams late of Quincy in the County of Norfolk Doctor of Laws deceased in the sum of Forty two thousand dollars; to the...
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...
Whereas John Adams late of Quincy in the County of Norfolk Doctor of Laws, did by his last Will and testament, Give and devise to his Son John Quincy Adams and to his heirs all that part of his real estate, lying on both Sides of the Antient County road from Boston to Plymouth, containing by estimation One hundred and three Acres, be the same more or less, Together with his Mansion house,...
Know all men by these Presents, that We John Quincy Adams of Boston in the County of Suffolk, and Josiah Quincy of said Boston Esquires, Executors of the last will and testament of John Adams late of Quincy in the County of Norfolk Doctor of Laws deceased; in consideration of Forty-five dollars paid by the said John Quincy Adams, the receipt whereof we do hereby acknowledge, do hereby sell and...
Dr The Executors of the last will of John Adams in To Balance of Account No 1 102 93 To sales of salt grass 6 00. " sale of Furniture 3175 59 $3284 52 Errors Excepted (signed) J. Q Adams (signed)—Josiah Quincy Executors acct with his Estate Cr —
We 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, appoint George W. Adams of Boston, in the County of Suffolk, Attorney at Law, our Attorney, for us in our said capacity to do and perform any and every act, relating to the Execution of the Said Will, which we or either of us could do and...
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 Testators decease, in fulfilment of the Conditional devise to him of the Homestead Estate here, and by making Sale, so far as has been practicable, of all the rest...
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 One thousand dollars, with interest thereon from the time of the Testators decease, in fulfilment of the Conditional devise to him of the homestead Estate here, and by making sale, so far as has been practicable of all the rest...
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 One thousand dollars, with interest thereon from the time of the Testatory decease, in fulfilment of the Conditional devise to him of the homestead Estate here, and by making sale, so far as has been practicable of all the rest...
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 Testatory decease, in fulfilment of the Conditional devise to him of the homestead Estate here, and by making sale, so far as has been practicable of all the rest...
Having received a very elegant Lace Cap from the Ladies of the Lace school at Newport I write to request that you will do what you think proper while there as to the expression of thanks and the real admiration which the extreme beauty of the work deserves—as it is really equal to the finest European Lace—We leave Boston tomorrow morning and expect to be at New York on Friday night— Give my...
We had a jovial day at Newport, after you left me, till five in the afternoon, when I embarked in the Revenue Cutter, Captain Cahoone—As we went on board the vessel, the gale subsided; the sun burst forth, and his last hour was unclouded—We proceeded with a light breeze and beautiful weather till last Evening, when coming to the pass of Hell-gate we were compelled to drop anchor—This morning...
On my arrival here this Morning, I received from Mr Aspinwall, Assignee of Robert Bird and Co. a dividend upon the debt proved by me, against their Goods and Estate, under the Commission of Bankruptcy, of that Company, which issued here in 1803. This dividend amounts to nine hundred and one dollars and ninety–five Cents—The debt was proved in my name; but the money belongs to the Estate of my...
We Alexander B Johnson and Abigail Louisa Smith Johnson 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 Abigail Louisa Smith Johnson by the said Will excepting my portion...
According to your request Mr J has drawn off an account of your property; he says you will see exactly by this what you have, how much you owe him, the whole amount of your property and the income proceeding from it. We are all well and unite in love to you & Aunt C, I hope you have received $75 by Mr Simonson; and my letters by Dr Pomeroy your affectionate daughter NIC .
Your Letters of the 16th. and 20th. instt have been received, and have given me great pleasure. The first relieving me from some concern on account of your health, and the second announcing an intention of diligence, and a commencement of performance highly satisfactory—Perseverance for a very short time in that plan of regularly rising at 5 in the morning, and devoting yourself to the...