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Charles Adams to Abigail Adams, 16 August 1795

Charles Adams to Abigail Adams

New York August 16. 1795

My dear Mother

I have been sometime expecting to hear from you upon a subject the most interesting to my heart. It appears to be the wish of those concerned and a wish that perfectly coincides with mine that the connection between Sally and myself should take place as early in the fall as possible. I request you to consent to the proposal and to bestow your parental blessing upon your affectionate son1

Charles Adams

RC (Adams Papers).

1For CA’s 29 Aug. wedding to SSA, see Descriptive List of Illustrations, No. 1, above.

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