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    • Fitch, Eliphalet
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    • Adams, John
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The very polite attention I receive from you in Paris, and our further Acquaintance in London, might have induced you to think that I should have written to you, at a more early Opportunity; but your superior Knowledge of political Circumstances will, I hope, have suggested an Apology for this seeming neglect. Altho’ I ever fulfilled that Allegiance, which the Protection of Government justly...
Since writing you, on the 7h Instant, by this Conveyance I have delivered to Captn. Peters, of the Marianne, a Barrell of Sugar and a Barrell containing one dozen of old Rum and Two dozen of old Madeira Wine.—The Sugar and Rum were made on my Estate and the Wine is from my Cellar—Let me therefore present them to you.—I have requested my Mother to Send you a Packet with Some Papers relative to...
I received your Favor of the 18th. Febry and the valuable Present of Books you were so obliging as to send me.—I have recieved much Pleasure and Instruction from your Defence of the American Constitutions; and I am fully of opinion that the great Offices of Government should afford the most ample Compensation; and thereby invite the Services of the first Characters in the Nation. How far it...
It is seldom that I have an agreable Opportunity to write you, but my particular Friend Mr Farmer, intending to visit the United States of America, affords me a favorable Conveyance.—I have requested him to deliver you my Letter; and as He is a Gentleman, for whom I have the greatest Regard, permit me to request you will shew him a kind Attention.—His good Sense and great Abilities in his...
I frequently hear of your kind Attention to my Family; and must beg Leave to express my best Wishes to you Mrs. Adams and the young Folks.—Supposing that you are almost wearied with long Debates about political Events, and many wise Conjectures about Probabilities, I shall decline all Matters of that kind.—I am glad to find that the good Sense of our Countrymen has continued you in that...