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Copies of Advertisements of Stocks, Real Estate & Furniture Public Sale On Monday 18th. instt. at 12 Block at Merchants Hall, by order of the Executors of the last will and Testament, of John Adams late of Quincy deceased. 13 Shares Middlesex Canal 5 do West Boston Bridge 54 do, Fire & Marine Insurance 10 do New England do 10 do Boston Bank 20 do Boylston Market 9 do Massachusetts Bank 12 do...
I received your favour of the 17th August and thank you for your prompt compliance with my wishes in the article of books. I have not been in Boston since the receipt of it and cannot therefore acknowledge the receipt of the missing Volumes at Messrs: Cummings & Co—The same reason has prevented my depositing there the two or three books with the name of Mr Shaw in them. One of these was a file...
Norfolk, ss. Commonwealth of Massachusetts, to Daniel Greenleaf Esquire, Josiah Bass, Gentleman, and Josiah Adams, Yeoman, all of Quincy, in the County of Norfolk Greeting. Whereas , at a Court of Probate, held at Dedham, in and for the said County of Norfolk, on the first Tuesday of August, A. D. 1826. John Quincy Adams and Josiah Quincy both of Boston, in the County of Suffolk, Doctors of...
It appears on a resurvey of the Quincy Hancock Wood lot belonging to the estate of John Adams late of Quincy deceased, there was two Acres two quarters and nine rods of Swamp land which was not included in the first survey. We the Subscribers do appraise the same at twelve dollars the Acre making the whole $30.67. MHi : Adams Papers.
List of the wearing apparel of the late John Adams at the time of his decease. 1 Flannel 1 Silk and 1 plaid gown 4 pr. Flannel drawers 3 flannel shirts 2 flannel waistcoats 1 large broad cloth cloak 1 small do. silver clasp 1 Suit of Black cloth wearing apparel 1 Green Camblet Gown 1 Suit drab cloth—1 extra pair small clothes 1 do. light kerseymere clothes 1 extra pr. small clothes 1 Blue...
Upon the decease of my late honoured Father, I have considered it a duty devolving upon me to erect a plain and modest monument to his memory; and my wish is, that divested of all ostentation it may yet be as durable as the walls of the Temple, to the erection of which he has contributed, and as the Rocks of his native Town, which are to supply the materials for it. This purpose may be most...
I wrote you a very few lines yesterday my dear Charles, with a promise to write to you again immediately and more fully, but I fear that it will not be in my power to say all I wish to say, and for that you will thank your stars—In the first place let me beg you will not suffer Johnson to leave the house to sleep in his barn ; for the consequences might prove fatal to him—In the next let me...
I pray you to accept my thanks for your obliging Note of the 25 ulto. and for the copy of your Eulogy upon John Adams and Thomas Jefferson with which it was accompanied. And as a member of the family of Mr Adams, I tender you in their name the assurance of our sensibility to the kindness of your tribute, and that of the Inhabitants of Bridgewater to his memory. With respectful consideration,...
Your Note and packet came safely to me a few days since and I write a few lines merely to say that Mr. Adams has fixed the 4 of October to leave this place for home and that I do not think he will travel very rapidly—I hope Charles took the Letter out of the Post Office at Philadelphia and returned you the fifty Dollars I shall be uneasy until I hear I wish you would see and ask to write down...
I send you the inclosed just as I have received it— I wish to be considered as taking no part in the matters of this kind. The obj respectfully / y hl O. MHi : Adams Papers.
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...