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What is the News ? Please send me some Copies of the Message if ready— Yrs &c— DLC : Peter Force Collection.
Mr Elliot has sent to ask permission to have a copy of the Message, so as to put it in his evenings paper. The President directs me to say that he has no objection to gratifying Mr Elliott— Yrs in great haste— DLC : Peter Force Collection.
Mr J. Adams presents his compliments to Mr Southard, and will be much obliged if he will inform him what arrangement has been made regarding the draft which Mr A. had the honour to present. As it is a money matter of some amount Mr A wishes to give all the information in his power to Mr Cruft of Boston by whom it was sent— NjP : Samuel L. Southard Papers.
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.
Norfolk, ss. Commonwealth of Massachusetts, to Daniel Greenleaf Esquire, Josiah Bass, Gentleman, and Josiah Adams, Yeoman, all of Quincy, in the County of Norfolk Greeting. Whereas , at a Court of Probate, held at Dedham, in and for the said County of Norfolk, on the first Tuesday of August, A. D. 1826. John Quincy Adams and Josiah Quincy both of Boston, in the County of Suffolk, Doctors of...
From Diary of George Whitney: “Spent a few minutes with him in conversation, and took from him a toast, to be presented on the Fourth of July as coming from him. I should have liked a longer one; but as it is, this will be acceptable. ‘I will give you,’ said he, ‘Independence forever!’” He was asked if he would not add any thing to it, and he replied, “not a word.” Printed Source--The Works of...
By the direction of the Committee of Arrangements for the Approaching national Anniversary I have the pleasure to present to you the inclosed Card, and to solicit the honor of your Company with us in Fanueil Hall, the hall of liberty on the 4th of Next Month, in order to celebrate the Festivity of a Day, which you were one of the Authors of obtaining for Us, Fifty Years Ago. From Sir, Yours...
On the eve of the great national jubilee, in which you have providentially been continued to join, permit me to testify my sense of respect by requesting your acceptance of the accompanying chronicle of an interesting event, that once was in our New England Annals—and which occurred not many years before your birth.— I do not know that a copy may not have been some time since transmitted,...
Col House of U.S. Army now stationed at Fort Independence in my neighborhood, has favored me with a call, and communicated your very polite letter, desiring him to offer me a escort to Washington in order to celebrate with your approaching Fiftieth Anniversary of our National Independence I feel very gratefull for this mark of distinguishing and respectful attention on the part of the citizens...
I am deeply sensible of all your kind feelings towards me, as express’d in your affectionate Letter of the 24th Ultimo. my wishes are in union with yours, that we were nearer each other, than we are, the sigh, is at present vain—I often contemplate a possiblity that if I sent my carriage & Thos. Alker a faithfull & well experienced driver, & you could feel strong enough to bear a ride of 10...