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His Serene Highness, the Duke Bernard of Saxe Weimar has expressed a Strong desire of being introduced to you. He is the Second Son of the reigning Grand-Duke of Weimar, who so honorably distinguished himself in 1817, by being the first German Prince to give a Popular Constitution to his subjects. The Wife of the Duke Bernard is sister to the reigning prince of Saxe Meiningen. He is himself a...
It seems an age to me , since we parted, and have not since had any accounts from those who have visited me here what has been the state of your health since that period, the best evidence I have rec’d has been thro the medium of the public News papers, in one of wch. is given the toast you sent the charitable masonic association Dinner given to Gen. LaFayette. If I can draw an Inference from...
The Washington Society, desirous to evince their respect for one of the Fathers of American Liberty, have directed me to request you, in their behalf, to accept the enclosed Ticket to the Dinner, prepared by the Society on the ensuing anniversary of American Independence. With the highest respect, / I have the Honor to be, / Your most obedient servant MHi : Adams Papers.
The Baron de Syon will have the honor of presenting you this letter. He has been travelling from the Western States as one of the family of Genl. La Fayette, who is desirous that he should have an opportunity of paying his respects to you, personally; he being a gentleman for whom Genl. La Fayette expressed a great affection. To gratify both Baron de Syon and La Fayette I have taken the...
I have the honor to enclose a card for the celebration on the seventeenth ; An occasion on which your presence would add, beyond that of any other man’s, to its interest and importance.— I pray leave to take this opportunity to express my deep and lasting regret, that in the sketches of professional life, it should have been my misfortune to have omitted yourself, so distinguished an honor to...
John W. Boott Esq. of this city being desirous, with his friend Mr M Cale, of Philadelphia, to pay his respects to you and has requested me to give him that opportunity. He is one of our most respectable citizens and I shall be happy to enable him to enjoy the gratification of the interview he wishes Very respectfully / Yrs MHi : Adams Papers.
It is with much pleasure that I avail myself of this occasion in Sending you an address deliver’d by the Rev’d Mr. Horrs, at the celebration of the inauguration of you highly respected and beloved Son as President of the United States. a variety of circumstances are here Combined, which fill my mind with sentiments that require a more able pen than what I hold to express. we have often heard...
Permit me to indulge my feelings in grateful acknowledgments for the very kind & polite rec e ption with which you sir distinguished an humble stranger—nothing but the fear of disturbing your repose could have forced me from you so soon I could have conversed with you an age—The same fear Obliged me to suppress the pleasur it would have given me to have informed you that I was present at the...
I have read with interest and admiration the history of your life—your assidious toils in gaining the boon we now enjoy—I have mourned over the ingratitud of our Republic which it is said “has become proverbial”. But I rejoice that you have outlived the enmity of your political opposers—and that the name of John Adams now stands preeminent on the reccords of integrity and fame.— For these...
I take the liberty of enclosing you five numbers of a little work, which I have undertaken with a view to encite a spirit of liberality, generosity & patriotism. If you can furnish me with any materials for this work, I shall regard it as a favour. Respectfully Your obt. hble. Servt MHi : Adams Papers.