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Herewith are enclosed the two letters of Mr Jefferson, which you were kind enough to entrust to my care—I expected the pleasure before this of returning them in person which has been the reason of the delay. I regret that I cannot immediately avail myself of that privilege and gratification.— The letter of June 1. with the reply to it was published in the Christian Register, a copy of which...
I regret very much that the enclosed is not more worthy of your acceptance by being more worthy of its lamented Subject. I hope you will not be displeased with it; but accept it as a small expression of my sincere veneration for the departed and my unfeigned Sympathy in your deep afflictions— I am, my Dear Sir, / with the highest respect / yr obliged & obed sert P.S. It appeared here with some...
I have just learnt by this morning’s mail, with heartfelt grief, the death of Mrs Adams. I have looked with trembling solicitude upon every obituary since I left home, yet this painful intelligence from its delay was at last unexpected. I am deeply afflicted and feel that I have lost one of my best and one of my most revered and valued friends. I esteem it one of the greatest blessings of my...
I take the liberty of sending you my Election Sermon; your silent approbation of which, if I felt confident that I should obtain it, would be the highest reward to which I aspire. The subject belongs to you, as furnishing one of the brightest and most illustrious examples of true, and inflexible and devoted patriotism which has honored this or any other age. I wished to have said this in the...