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    • Adams, John
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    • post-Madison Presidency

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I am almost most ashamed to acknowledge to you my tardy obligation, for your handsom Edition of your History of the Colonies— butt I am heartily thankful for your valuable present—but ninety years are extremely heavy—ninety years are greatful to me—heavy as ninety years are MHi : Adams Family Papers, Letterbooks.
I have deeply regretted my total incapacity to comply with your flattering request in your two letters but I can no more write a line than I can work a miracle. I thank you for the copy of Mr Jeffersons letter and unite with him in recommending the psalm of David which whether we read them in our common English translation in prose or in the versions of Tate and Brady or even those of...
Our friend Mr Shaw will furnish you with the printed correspondence between Gen G Brattle & me in Jan’y 1773 which will give all the information that I can give you I possess no copy of it If I had I would send it to you with pleasure— I am Sir y’r obliged / friend & humble / Servant MHi : Adams Family Papers, Letterbooks.
I have transmitted your letter of the 10 Nov to the Secy. of the navy with the certificate of Mr Bartram and am your well wisher MHi : Adams Family Papers, Letterbooks.
If you will look among your mothers papers—you will find a letter from me to that lady a few years ago on the subject of the “group” I have there asserted that She alone could have written it I have certified with my name on the copy of it in Mr. Shaws atheneum my knowledge on the Subject—to attribute it to Mr. Barrett was the greatest of absurdities no other being in the universe at that time...
Please Sir to excuse J and C Adams from School as they were detained here by the weather NBLiHi .