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Pay to J. Q. Adams or Bearer Order, Two hundred and ninety Dolls. 20 cts. 290 Dolls. 20 cts. MHi : Adams Papers.
Received of the Executors of the Will of John Adams, the sum of two hundred and ninety dollars and 20 Cents, by a Check of the said Executors, on the Cashier of the U.S. Branch Bank here, being the amount of an Order of W. S. Smith, one of the Devisees, named in said Will, in favour of Benjamin L. Lear, Attorney to the Baron Hyde de Neuville, and by the said Lear endorsed payable to my Order....
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...
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.
In answer to your obliging Letter of the 8th. instt I have only to renew the request that you would procure the necessary shelves for my books though the cost should be to the extent of your estimate observing only the caution mentioned in my former Letter that the shelves be made adoptable to removal to any other place I am as ever &c &c &c. MHi : Adams Family Papers, Letterbooks.
I return herewith the thirty certificates received with your Letter of the 6th instt signed conformably to your desire, and remain / with great respect and esteem your faithful Servt. MHi : Adams Family Papers, Letterbooks.
Conformably to the suggestion in your favour of the 24th ultimo, I have written to Mr Cruft, requesting him to have the Books at the Athenæum belonging to me packed up in boxes and deposited with some others now in his custody—I pray you to accept my best acknowledgments for your kind offers of assistance and have desired Mr Cruft should he have occasion for it to avail himself of them. I am...
The bearer of this letter the Count de Medem is attached to the Legation of his Majesty the Emperor of Russia & visits our City as one of the objects of interesting curiosity in his travels through the United States for the purpose of contributing to his gratification I take the liberty of introducing him to your acquaintance & of recommending him to your obliging attentions I am, with great...
(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...
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...
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,...
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...
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...
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.
I take pleasure in introducing to your acquaintance the Revd. Mr Barber, who has been some years attached to the Catholic Seminary at this place and to the College at Georgetown, and is now going to reside at Claremont in New Hampshire. In passing through Boston he proposes to pay you a visit, from which I am persuaded you will derive equal satisfaction with him. I am, Dear Sir, your faithful...
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 Mama, and I, consent that you shall ask Doctor Nicholes’s permission to come home for the Holidays, on Tuesday; upon Condition that you will return to School after the Holidays, as cheerfully, as you now come from it. Your affectionate Father. MHi : Adams Papers.
The enclosed note from Mr King, will inform you of the Event of this day, upon which I can only offer you , my congratulations, and ask your blessing and prayers. Your affectionate and dutiful Son P.S. Have the goodness to cause the Note from Mr King, to be sent back to me. MHi : Adams Papers.
I have written to my brother this day, informing him that I have consented that you and Charles should leave Cambridge, for your journey hither on the 23d. of this month, and requesting him to furnish each of you with 80 dollars, for the expenses of your Journey; an account of which expenses you will each of you keep to be exhibited to me. Take good care of yourselves on the road—We shall all...
I take great pleasure in introducing to your acquaintance, Mr. David Hoffman, a distinguished Member of the Bar at Baltimore, who makes with his Lady a Summer excursion to our Section of the Union and will deliver you this Letter. I am dear Sir ever faithfully your Son MHi : Adams Family Papers, Letterbooks.
The enclosed papers numbered 1. and 2. are copies 1 Of a Letter from Mr Bassett, Chairman of a Committee of the House of Representatives of the United States to me. 2 Of a Letter from Mr G. W. P. Custis to him, enclosed by him in his own Letter to me, and referred to in it. I am to request you to have the goodness to state, whether your recollection coincides with that of Mr Custis, with...
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.
Mr: Robert Bird, the bearer of this letter, is a respectable merchant of this place, a brother of the Gentleman with whom you had the pleasure of an acquaintance some years since, at New-York. He proposes making a tour in the United States, during the ensuing Season, and I am happy to have this opportunity of introducing him to your acquaintance, and recommending him to your attentions. I am,...
I enclose you a Post-Note upon the Branch Bank of the United States at Boston, for Nine hundred and one dollars, and ninety–five Cents, being the amount of the dividend of five per Cent upon the debt proved under the Commission of Bankruptcy of Robert Bird and Co at New-York—I will thank you for a line acknowledging the receipt of this, and remain, Dear Sir / ever affectionately yours CSmH .
The above note to Lord Castlereagh & the enclosed Letters are to be copied into the Book. The note itself I have sent by the coachman. If an answer should come to the office this day send it to me by the coachman If tomorrow morning keep it as I propose to come into Town. The letters to Mr Maury are press copies. I send the originals directly by the Post to him. The Letter for Mr Cornelissen...
I take much satisfaction in presenting to you, the Bearer of this Letter, the Count de Medem, recently arrived, from St. Petersburg, and attached to the Legation of His Majesty the Emperor of Russia, in this Country—On his visit to Boston, it affords me pleasure to have the opportunity of making him personally known to you.— I hope to have in a few days the satisfaction of presenting myself...
If a large packet forwarded by the mail from Mr Maury at Liverpool, but coming from Philadelphia & charged with heavy postage should be brought to the office, pray do not pay the postage, nor open the packet till I come to town on Saturday. yours. MHi : Adams Family Papers, Letterbooks.
I have forwarded to you a Copy of the Additional Census of Alabama, in virtue of an Act of Congress of the 7th. of March last; the receipt of which you will be pleased to acknowledge. I have the honour to be, very respectfully, / Sir, / Your obedt: & very hu. Servt. MHi : Adams Papers.
The enclosed letter being from Mr: King, I apprehended might enclose one to me, from the gentlemen at Amsterdam; as I had forwarded letters upon your affairs through him to them—I therefore took the liberty of breaking the seal—But finding only open papers within, I now enclose the whole to you—I have not presumed to look into the contents. Yours faithfully MHi : Adams Papers.
I have entered upon my business, and have many things to say to you, but find myself at present, pressed for want of time. The newspapers to this date are enclosed. By the next opportunity I hope to write you largely, and I wish it may then be in my power to give you an opinion more favourable, of the dispositions entertained here towards the United States than my present expectations will...
The enclosed letter to the Secretary of the Treasury is to be copied into the letter Book—After which it is to be sent together with a copy of the minutes of Stock refered to in it the original of which as received from the French Ambassador I send you herewith. I suppose however you will not be able to have the dispatch prepared before Monday when I propose to be in town. yours sincerely MHi...
I consider Mr Temple Franklin a Citizen of the United States, and entitled to a Passport accordingly. yours faithfully. MHi : Adams Family Papers, Letterbooks.
I have the pleasure of introducing to your acquaintance, Colo. Henry H. Bacot of Charleston S.C. who visits England for the recovery of his health— From the warm recommendation of him by a common friend, I present him to you as a Gentleman of the most amiable and respectable Character; and solicit for him your kind & friendly attentions. I am with the highest regard and / Esteem, Dear Sir,...
I send you the enclosed pamphlet, at the request of Mr John Williams, a native of North Carolina, now a member of the Senate of the United States from the State of Tennessee— I am ever faithfully and affectionately, your Son MHi : Adams Papers.
I enclose herewith a draft of a Note to Lord Castlereagh on the case of the Hope, which I will thank you to copy on the sheet, with the signature and send immediately to His Lordship, as my New Years present. yours truly. MHi : Adams Family Papers, Letterbooks.
I have requested Mr. Edward Cruft to pay you on my account two hundred and fifty dollars on the first of July and the same sum quarter yearly from that day. I am Dear Sir your affectionate and dutiful Son. MHi : Adams Family Papers, Letterbooks.
I enclose under cover to you a Packet, addressed to R. H. Crewe Eqr. etct, etct, etct, Office of Ordnance—Pall Mall—London—And a Letter directed to Mr William A Beckett—Solicitor N. 20 Golden Square London—I will thank you to cause them to be delivered at their respective destinations, requesting receipts for them, which I beg you further to transmit to me Yours faithfully. MHi : Adams Family...
Under the circumstances stated in Coll Aspinwalls certificate (which I return) and in your Letter, I cannot reccommend John McIntosh to relief as a destitute American Seaman. I enclose the Power of Attorney with the certificate concerning the Mayor of Leeds to which the Legation Seal must be affixed. truly yours MHi : Adams Family Papers, Letterbooks.
I send you herewith a copy of the pamphlet lately published by me of which I request your acceptance. I should apologize for having left your Letter of the 5th instt so long unanswered. With my affectionate regards to my niece and best respects to your mother / I remain Dear Sir, your friend and faithful servant, MHi : Adams Family Papers, Letterbooks.
I received in September last, your favour of 11. July preceding, which was brought by Mr: Jones, together with the second part of the third Volume of the Memoirs of the American Academy; intended for the Imperial Academy of Sciences in this City; which has been duly presented to that body. Early in the course of the last Winter, I received from their Secretary the Volume last published of...
Your favour of the 15th: instt. came to hand last Evening and I thank you for the remarks it contains—Shortness of time, now prevents me from replying to them so fully as I should wish—My principal object at present is to inclose for your perusal a bill, which has pass’d the House of Representatives, and is now before the Senate “to regulate the clearance of armed merchant vessels”—The...
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...
(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...
Know All men by these Presents, That we John Quincy Adams, Doctor of Laws, Josiah Quincy, Doctor of Laws, George Washington Adams, Esquire, and Josiah Quincy Junior, Esquire, all of Boston, in the County of Suffolk, within the Commonwealth of Massachusetts , are holden and stand firmly bound and obliged unto Edward H. Robbins, Esquire, Judge of Probate of Wills, and for granting...
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,...
In answer to your Letter of the 4th Instant I have the honor to State, that it is made the duty of the board of commissioners provided by the Treaty lately concluded at this place between the United States and Spain to decide upon the Claims that may be brought before it, according to their own construction of the import of that instrument, and that an opinion upon the Nature or Character of...
I have received your Letter of the 30th: ulto. informing me of my having been elected President of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Under the encouragement of your obliging promise, to supply in the discharge of the duties of this Office, the deficiencies, unavoidable, from the Circumstances of my present situation, I accept it with a grateful sense of the favour by which it has been...
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...
On my arrival in this Country, I received your favour of 23. March last, accompanying a packet containing several copies of the Third Volume of the Memoirs of the American Academy, addressed to various literary and Scientific Institutions in London, and one to a similar Society at Bath—They were all delivered at the dwelling-houses of the Secretaries or principal members of the several...
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