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Your very polite & friendly favour of the 26th. ult. I duly recd. It is before me, & demand my thanks. I enclose the extracts from John Marston’s Communications, which I have had copied for the new Edition. Agreeably to your directions, I send by this day’s Mail, a copy of the Naval History, & shall send two more by the succeeding mails. Accept the assurances of very sincere respect from /...
I have recd & read with great pleausre Your very acceptable letter of the 29th ult. Next to the approbation of a man’s own conscience, that of the enlightened part of mankind, is the greatest reward a correct mind can desire. It has been always my object—”laudari laudatis viris.” And I therefore estimate at a high rate the commendation you are so good to bestow on my efforts to promote the...
Your favour of the 28th. ult—is duly recd I believe there is not a copy of the first Volume of the Defence, to be had in the United States, for Sale. This work, revised & corrected, would, I believe, at a future day, bear a small Edition. It is a pity itshould be out of the market I am, very respectfully, / Your obt. hble. servt MHi : Adams Papers.
By last Mail, I sent you a copy of the new Edition, & I now send you two, of which I request your acceptance. I hope this Edition will meet with as much approbation from you, as the former. It has cost the editor much pains & trouble. If it answers no other purpose, it will be of considerable service to future historians. Your obt. hble servt MHi : Adams Papers.
I take the liberty to send you a copy of the Addresses of the Philadelphia Society for the protection of National Industry, of which I request Your acceptance, & am, / respectfully, / Your obt. hble Servt MHi : Adams Papers.
Dr James Rush, yesterday, put into my hands your letter of the 30th. ult. which came too late to answer the purpose intended. As I propose to publish in one time a new Edition of the Naval History, I shall, if you judge proper, retain this communication; or otherwise return it to you. I remain, with sincere respect, / your obt. hble Servt MHi : Adams Papers.
By this day’s mail, I send you a copy of the second Edition, improved & enlarged, of the “Facts & observations, illustrative of the past & present situation & future prospects of the U.S. and am, / Very respectfully, / your obt. hble. servt MHi : Adams Papers.
It is a long period since I have been favoured with a line from you—which I much regret. A Continuation of the Correspondence wd. have afforded me high gratification. I enclose two half parts of the different Editions of the Olive Branch, wherein I have borne my testimony in favour of your valuable, but much abused work. I remain, respectfully, / Your obt. hble. Servt MHi : Adams Papers.
I enclose a letter for Mr Marston, by his request—& likewise some papers, recd. some months since, under an injunction that they should not leave my house. I return them, in order to ascertain whether it be agreeable to you to have them delivered to Mr Clarke, which, without your permission, it wd. be improper to do. I remain, very respectfully, / your obt. hble. servt MHi : Adams Papers.
I send you by this Mail, & request your acceptance of, some of my recent publications, in the defence of the only true interest of the Country, so lamentably ill understood by our statesmen. The flattering approbation, with which you have honoured some of my efforts in this great & glorious cause, induces me to hope that these will prove acceptable. I remain, very respectfully, / Your obt....