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From John Adams to François Adriaan Van der Kemp, 17 April 1781

To François Adriaan Van der Kemp

Tuesday. 17 April. 1781

Mr. Adams’s Compliments to Mr. Van der Kemp1 and asks the favour of his Company this Evening at the golden Lyon, to Spend the Evening and Sup with a chosen few of honest Americans.

RC (PHi: John Adams Letters).

1For François Adriaan Van der Kemp, a Mennonite minister and supporter of the U.S. and Patriot causes, see JA, Diary and Autobiography description begins Diary and Autobiography of John Adams, ed. L. H. Butterfield and others, Cambridge, 1961; 4 vols. description ends , 2:456.

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