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    • Adams, John
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    • Carroll, Charles
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    • post-Madison Presidency

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The bearer of this letter is a gentleman of eminent literary character in this State & as a Professor in our University at Cambridge. His manners and graces have recommended him to all who have been acquainted with him I believe. I know of no exception. He and his lady are desirous of seeing all the great men of the south and I am sure it will gratify both him and his wife to carry a letter to...
I have received your letter of the 26th April—You are entirely mistaken in supposing that the second article of the Convention with France was stricken out at my desire or information, on the Contrary I was desirous of retaining them [it]; so much so that I sent a message to Senate, and explicitly told them it would have been more agreeable to my inclination to have ratified the Convention as...
Your friendly letter of the 24th July, I received as a precious treasure. You have in your list of Survivors omitted General Floyd in the State of N York, somewhere not far from Utica, as I hope and believe he still lives; he certainly was addressed on the fourth of July by his neighbours with great respect and was able to make them a concise answer. While Mr Ellery was dying and reading...
Your kind enquiries of Dr Waterhouse concerning my health have excited in me an ardent desire to inform you with my own hand of all the particulars you wish to know— but as the quiveration of the palsy has made my hand disobedient to my will, I am under the necessity of borrowing an other pen. I enjoy life and have as good spirits as ever I had, but my fabric has become very weak—almost worn...