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From John Quincy Adams to Thomas Boylston Adams, 3 May 1824

Washington 3 May 1824—

My dear brother.

I have recieved your letter of the 26 ulto. If the proposition which you say has been made to you, is the express desire of my father & it was by his direction that you made it me; & if on the receipt of this letter, he continues to desire that the house should be painted white, I authorize you to comply with his wishes; provided it can be done without inconvenience to the tenant of the house; whose consent may, I suppose, be obtained.

Your affectionate brother—

MHi: Adams Family Papers, Letterbooks.

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