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From John Quincy Adams to Thomas Boylston Adams, 2 July 1825

Washington 2 July 1825.

My dear brother

In compliance with your letters of 2d and 23d ulto. I have executed a deed of my share of Land in Salem Vermont, which as soon as I can get it acknowledged, I will forward to Mr Baxter at Brownington

I am not certain whether you intended to advise that I should buy out the rights of the heirs of Norton Quincy to the Wood Lot which you mention. If you do I shall readily consent to the purchase; but the plan which I have of it calls it Esqr. Quincy’s upper Cedar Swamp in Randolph, and makes of it only 1 Acre 3 Roods & 36 Rods. If it is worth only 25 dollars per Acre, I do not understand, how it should take 100 dollars to buy out Mr Norton—

We are all, including your daughter, as well as people roasting at a slow ( not very slow) fire can be

With my duty to my father & kind affection to all the family / I am yours—

MHi: Adams Family Papers, Letterbooks.

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