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The above is a list of the debtors to Bird, Savage and Bird in Philadelphia. Ascertain and let me know whether they have all been attached, and if so, at whose suit or suits—If not, attach for me to the amount of fif sixteen thousand dollars—Let me know what the credit of the above persons, and houses is; and whether debts due by them are good for any-thing. Your’s faithfully. MHi : Adams...
Quincy Farm. House in Naussau Street. 1. Do 2 Do 3. House &c in Court Street. House in Hancock Street. Neponset Bridge Shares 6. Braintree & Weymouth Turnpike. 10. Middlesex Canal. 12— State Bank do. 45.— 2700. N.E. Insurance Co. 55. 5500 Fire and Marine do. Boston Bank— MHi : Adams Papers.
I have recieved your letter of the 26 ulto. If the proposition which you say has been made to you, is the express desire of my father & it was by his direction that you made it me; & if on the receipt of this letter, he continues to desire that the house should be painted white, I authorize you to comply with his wishes; provided it can be done without inconvenience to the tenant of the house;...
Abby S. Adams returns home in company with Mr Fuller. I have requested him to pay her expenses on the road, and upon his arrival, to give you a minute of them, informing him that you will discharge it—I now write merely to request you to do so, and to charge the same, in account, to me. your affectionate father MHi : Adams Papers.
I have received your Letter of the 25th. ulto. and very cheerfully comply with your desire to come and pass your vacation with us. On your shewing this Letter to your brother George, it will be an authority for him to pay you sixty dollars; additional to your stated allowance; to defray the expenses of your journey hither, taking your receipt for the same. I am your affectionate father MHi :...
List of Keys, left at Quincy by J. Q. Adams—with T. B. A. 1. Padlock large French trunk— marked J. Q. A. 2. Chest—not painted do 3. Chest do do 4. Mahogany box— 5. Small black trunk 6. Trunk de la Volaille 7. Large Hair Trunk. MHi : Adams Papers.
The Hague, February 2, 1795. Discusses the political situation and the money market in Europe. LC , Adams Family Papers, deposited in the Massachusetts Historical Society, Boston. This letter is incorrectly addressed to H as Secretary of the Treasury. He had resigned from that position on January 31, 1795, and was succeeded by Oliver Wolcott, Jr. See H to George Washington, January 31, 1795 ,...
If on your way to the House this Morning, you can do me the favour to call at my house, it will confer an obligation on your friend and very humble Servt MHi : Adams Family Papers, Letterbooks.
Mr. and Mrs. Adams request the Honor of Mr Rush’s Company at Dinner on Tuesday the 2 of August at 5 o’Clock The Favor of an Answer is requested. NjP : Papers of Richard Rush.
After a passage of fifty days from Cowes, we have this day landed from the Ship Washington; all well—We shall stay here only so long as may be indispensable for landing our baggage, and making other necessary arrangements. In the course of a week or ten days, I hope to enjoy the happiness of seeing once more, my dear father and you—Remaining in the meantime, ever affectionately your’s. MHi :...
I take the liberty of introducing to your acquaintance Mr Owen of Lanark, whose plans for the improvement of the condition of man, have certainly not escaped your notice & by the excellency of the ends to which they aspire carry with them a recommendation of the means by which he thinks they may be accomplished. I am, with the highest respect, Dear Sir, your very obedt. Servt. Letterbook copy...
I certify that George Washington Adams was a Student of Law under my direction at the City of Washington, for two years from the first of October 1821. MHi : Adams Papers.
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...
Mr. and Mrs. Adams request the Honor of Mr Garnetts Company at Dinner on the 12th of December at ———— o’Clock The Favor of an Answer is requested. DLC : John Adams Papers.
Order on T. B. Adams—in favour of W. S. Clarkson for $200— Receipts. 1817. Augt. 11. One Hundred Napoleons 361:20. of T. B. A. order in favr of W. S Clarkson 200: Septr: 4. Order Bank U.S. Boston favr. J. P. DeWint 400 Cash. 300 9. Cash. 300. 17. Bank US. Philadelphia. Order on Washington 780. 18.
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...
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...
We have just learnt the afflicting dispensation which has befallen you, and while forwarding the enclosed Letter to your daughter I cannot forbear adding the assurance of the deep sympathy which I feel with you on this melancholy occasion—May you, and all your children, be comforted under this bereavement with all the consolations, that earth can afford, or Heaven bestow—Prays / Your...
I regret much that an usage, which has been uniformly observed since the existence of our Government, interdicts me the pleasure which I should take in complying with your request to furnish a Letter of Introduction, for Mr Greig to some person in London. Praying to be remembered affectionately to my Niece, I remain / Dear Sir, your friend and humble Servt MHi : Alexander B. Johnson Letters.
Mount Wollaston farm Minutes William Coddington conveyed to William Tynge from 1639 to 1643. Anna Tynge, daughter of William, Married Ths. Shepard Anna, their daughter, married Daniel Quincy. Anna Shepard, by Will in 1709. devised the Estate, to John Quincy, her grandson—Son of Daniel Quincy, and Anna his wife. MHi : Adams Papers.
I pray you in presenting my respectful & affectionate regards to Mr & Mrs Bailey to assure them of the regret that I feel in the inability to avail myself of their friendly invitation & in the loss of the satisfaction which I should have derived from a visit to them. It is now uncertain whether I shall be able to go at all to Portland; & certain that if I do, I shall not go further nor be more...
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 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. A Copy has also been sent for the University of Virginia. DLC : Papers of Thomas Jefferson.
Mr & mrs Adams return their Compliments to Col. Stapleton with many thanks for his obliging offer to take their commands for the United States—They avail themselves of his kindness to request him to take charge of the inclosed letter & pray him to accept the assurance of their best wishes that he may have a pleasant & prosperous passage— MHi : Adams Family Papers, Letterbooks.
Mr. and Mrs. Adams request the Honor of Capt Barnard’s Company at Dinner on Monday the 4h of January at 5 o’Clock The Favor of an Answer is requested. MHi : Adams Papers.
Rec’d of Ward Nicholas Boylston Esqr. by the hand of Jno L Bolyston—Eighteen Dollars for articles furnish’d &c at the Inauguration of President Adams 4 March 1825 — $18 MHi : Boylston Family Papers.
Will Mr Coleman do Mr and Mrs Adams the favour of coming and dining with them, this day at five O’Clock—of if engaged this day, to-morrow? NNGL .
You will find it most advisable to address your request for the appointment of a commissioner of bankrupts, if the law proposed should be adopted, directly to the president.— With such attestations of respectable persons, of known character, to your gratifications for the office, as you may be able to obtain.—I have found it necessary to establish it as a rule, to recommend for appointment no...
I have the pleasure to inform you, that this morning at about 3. o’clock, my dear Mrs: Adams presented me another fine boy, after having a very good time, and both are now as well as we can possibly expect—I was myself out at Quincy, spending Sunday I am, Dear Madam, faithfully your’s MHi : Adams Papers.
The bearer of this Letter Mr Cornelius McLean is a young Gentleman of very respectable character and connections who goes to Cambridge with the view of entering the University after the next Commencement in the Sophomore Class. I pray you to shew him every kind attention and to render him every obliging service that may be in your power— I am, Your affectionate father— MHi : Adams Family...