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I return inclosed the duplicate answers to the letter of the prince regent of Portugal signed. MHi : Adams Family Papers, Letterbooks.
I pray you to convey the inclosed letter after you have read it & sealed it to Capt Saunders & am Sir with great esteem your most obedient. MHi : Adams Family Papers, Letterbooks.
Enclosed is a letter from Mr Adam Babcock a respectable merchant of Boston whom I have known and esteemed for more than a quarter of a century. Mr. Spooner I also know and believe him to merit the character given him by Mr. Babcock. If it should be thought expedient to try a new experiment at negociation with the isle of France I dont believe we shall find a more proper person to conduct it as...
I have this moment received your Letter of this morning and am happy in your acceptance of the office of Chief Justice. The Circumstances however of the times render it necessary that I should request and Authorise you, as I do by this Letter, to continue to discharge all the Duties of Secretary of State, untill ulteriour Arrangements can be made. With great Esteem, I have the / Honor to be,...
Mr Frederick Butler of Weathersfield in Connecticutt requests a Patent for the Invention of a Tin Cook Stove the description of which is inclosed. He incloses the money necessary by Law. I pray your particular Attention to carry this Business through the offices and to send him a Patent. With great regard MHi : Adams Family Papers, Letterbooks.
I have received your Poem in imitation of the manner of Ossian, on the Death of Washington and thank you very kindly for the Present. Among all the elegant Productions upon this mournful Event which I have Seen I know not that I have read any one with more pleasure. The Novelty and Singularity of the Idea adds much to the Merit of the beauty and Pathos of the Execution of it. I think that...
I have received your favor of Aug 29th inclosing the resolutions & addresses of Bladen county in N Carolina. A more excellent address has not appeared. A few words in answer I return to you with the address, that you may publish them in the papers if you please. The election of Mr. Henderson is very honorable to him and his constituents. If the inveterate phalanx should be broken our country...
I have, this morning received, your favour of the 28th. of April, with the volume of Washingtons political Legacies. For this instance, of your polite Attention and for this elegant present, which does honor to american Printing, I pray you to Accept of my best thanks. I am Sir Gentlemen, with much esteem your obliged and obedient / Servant MHi : Edward Everett Papers.
I have received with great pleasure your letter of the 9th of this month with an address from a volunteer company of riflemen. The address I have directed the Secy at war to answer by sending the officers their commissions. I have great hopes that your opinion is well founded that federalism is increasing in your neighborhood. With thanks for your kind letter I am Sir your most obedient MHi :...
Enclosed is a letter of the 20th from Dr Leib together with a petition from Philip Desh & Abraham Shants for pardons. A certificate of physicians and other citizens accompany the petition. Refer this to the Attorney Gen. & let me know your opinions. With great regard. MHi : Adams Family Papers, Letterbooks.