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I have received and read with more pleasure than I can express your polite and elegant Letter of the 24 Febry—The plan of a Philological Academy is so extensive and magnificent that though I am excedingly delighted with it—I have not sufficient knowledge—nor at my Advanced Age the patience of the thinking necessary to consider it in all its parts—and to foresee all the difficulties that may...
I send you a Box of Books, which I pray you to present for me to the Apprentices’ Library—with my best wishes and Respects / from your friend and / most humble Servant MHi : Adams Family Papers, Letterbooks.
Mr Henry Warren, a Son of your late friend Dr John Warren—and a young lawyer of promising hopes is a bout to travel to Washington—and will have the honour to deliver you this letter—I hope you will receive him with the utmost cordiality, for his Name and Blood are very dear to me The last news we have from your Sons—was their visit to Mr Boyleston last Saturday—In fine health and Spirits—to...
On receiving your letter of the 5 th of Febru ry , enclosing one to Stewart, I requested my Son to call on Stewart & give him your letter and hear what he had to say, he now averres that he had been mistaken, & that he has received one hundred dollars for the portrait, which you have not received, and only wants to know whether you would prefer a caesarean portrait or one of half the length of...
Your favor of Feb. 22. gave me great pleasure as it assured me you were in life and health, but greater still as it told me I could render you a service. I have not hesitated to address a letter to the president bearing witness to your merits in the times of trial as well as to those of all times: altho’ suffering health: has obliged me to cease from letter-writing in a great degree, and a...
Having determined to reduce our Stock of Books, now on hand, Which I find too extensive for the present demands of the country, I offer to you, at a small advance on the Cost, All the Works you may Wish to obtain for your Library I have Nautical Almanacs for 1820 & 1821, & more than a thousand volumes procured since the publication of our Catalogue Sales are so dull that I can not raise, out...
I am often placed under the dilemma of either alienating my old friends, or of giving you the trouble of reading a letter, and I have had too many proofs of your friendship not to know you will take that trouble to save me from so painful an alternative. I know your difficulties, and after giving my testimony, I pay no attention to the result, leaving that to yourself who alone have a view of...
I am your Debtor on the score of Correspondence & hope you will accept my apology— The Vanilla I could not procure Your letter for M Dodge was forwarded & I have his reply—Your wines he sent to adress of our Collector who enterd & will forward same I offerd to pay expences which he declin’d receiving without an order to that purpose from you—They have only received a few Days on acc t of the...
Though my name is signed individually to the enclosed circular you will not, unknown to you as I am, consider me as acting without the concurrence of the first Scholars and the first citizens in this vicinity. The subject is considered as resting on its own merits or I should have asked a distinguished gentleman personally acquainted with you to enclose my letter. There is a particular anxiety...
Thomas Jefferson Esq, (Monticello) —Cr— to G Ingersoll (Philad a ) Proprietor & c 1819 Dec. 30 Subscription to Analectic Magazine for the year 1819 $6 A remittance by Mail is respectfully requested MHi : Coolidge Collection.