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From John Adams to Oliver Wolcott, Jr., 25 April 1799

Quincy April 25th 1799.

Sir

I return the two blank commissions, signed & am satisfyed with the recommendations of Robert Chesley to succeed his father.

If a real reformation should take place in Northhampton county in consequence of a consciencious conviction of their crime & error, it would be happy; but a cessation of opposition from fear only, may last no longer than the terror.

I am Sir your most obedient Servant

MHi: Adams Family Papers, Letterbooks.

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