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    • Coffin, Alexander
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    • Adams, John
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    • post-Madison Presidency

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Permit me Sir, to ask of you one Small favour, that is to write a few lines to the Presdent of the United States in behalf of my Son Alex Coffin junr, for the appointment of Surveyer of the Port of New York, it is understood that General Swift, who now fills that office, will Resign soon after the meeting of Congress in Decm next, And on that supposition, I make to you this application. The...
Will you Oblidge me, so far as to inform me, the Names of the Seventeen Members of the House of representatives of Massachusets, who rescinded their Notes By direction or rather a ‘Mandate, (if I am correct,) of Governer Hutcheson’—and what year that was in, and on what Occasion those resolutions had been Passed, that he the Sd Govener was so anxious Should be rescinded—was it not on account...
I wrote you on the 22d. ult. and forwarded you a Coppy of my letter which I wrote from Amsterdam to your Secretary at Paris in 1782 together with a Coppy of a letter I wrote to Mr Saml. Adams from Nantucket in June 1785—on the same Subject of the Fisherys, with Some observations thereon—and not receiving any answer from you whether you have recd them or not, I am somewhat apprehensive they...
A few days past, I observed in the National Ægis of the 4th Sepr. 1822—a letter Signed Jhon Adams, dated Montezello Augt 11—which letter I believe has Some Reference to A letter I wrote from Amsterdam to Paris, directed to Mr Thaxter your then Private secretary, agreeable to your directions to him, wishing me give you all the information in my Power, concerning the Whale & Cod Fisheries—a...