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At a Time, when the English Emmissaries are filling all Europe with their confidant Assertions, of the Distress of the Americans, the enclosed Papers shew that both at Philadelphia and at Boston, the People are so much at their Ease, As to be busily employed, in the Pursuits of the Arts of Peace, and in laying Foundations for future Improvements in Science and Literature. It is perhaps the...
I have received a Copy of the Constitution of the Massachusetts of which I beg your Acceptance. It has not yet been published in Europe, as it now appears accepted by the Convention, altho the Report of the Committee, was printed in the Courier de L’Europe, Some Months ago, and in the Remembrancer, as well as the Newspapers in London. I find many Gentlemen here are inquisitive, concerning the...
Inclosed is an Abridgment of a Pamphlet, published in London last Winter. I beg your Attentive Perusal of it and your candid opinion, whether it would be of service to our cause, which is the Cause of Man Kind and especially of Europe, to publish it, and in what manner. You will please to return it to me, if you do not make any Use of it, because there is not, in the World, another Copy. It is...
I have just now received yours of the 14. and I wish I had Time to write you a Sheet or two upon the Subject of it. I am very glad to find that you will undertake to be the Editor and I beg the favour of you to place Such a Preface as you like and to correct the Language, wherever it has Occasion. I hope to see it public as soon as possible. I have met often in Europe with the Same Species of...
I have only, Time, at present to request of you, to let me know whether, “the Pamphlet” is printed. You gave me hopes it would be out last Week but I hear nothing of it. When it is done I should be glad to have a dozen or two of them, for which I should be glad to pay, upon the Receipt of them. I am Sir with much respect, your humble servant LbC ( Adams Papers ). Pensées sur la révolution de...
I have received your obliging Letter and a dozen Copies of the “Pensees.” I am much obliged to you Sir, for these Copies, and for an excellent Preface, which is worth more than the Book. I Should be glad to pay for a Couple of Dozens more of these Pamphlets. They come out, in the critical Moment to do good, if ever. If the Impression they make now should not be deep, it will sink deeper e’er...
Your kind Favour of the 24 with the two elegant Copies of the Pensees I have received, with Gratitude. The Republick appears to be, at this Time, in a violent Crisis. It is to be hoped, that the effect of the Fermentation will be Salutary. If it is indeed true, that the Republick has acceeded to the armed Neutrality, and the Nations engaged in that Confederation, are in earnest to make a...
I have received your favour of 19 and am much obliged to you for your frank and candid Account of the Paragraphs mentioned. I could not wish, if it were in my Power, to diminish the Utmost Freedom of Speculation upon American Affairs, and especially yours, which are generally with a great deal of Knowledge of the Subject, and upon honest and amiable Principles. But in this Case, I hope your...
I have received your friendly Letter of the 10th of this month. The new Translation of the american Constitutions, into the Dutch Language, I have not yet Seen, but intend to embrace the first opportunity of Sending Some Copies of it, to be placed in the principal publick Libraries in America, and the more willingly for the Dedication of it to Mr Vanberckel, a Gentleman whose great merit and...
This morning I recd. the Letter, which You did me the honor to write me on the 19th. of this month with the two Copies inclosed, of the Petition of the Merchants, Manufacturers and Traders of Leyden, to the Great Council of that City, praying for the Conclusion of commercial Connections with the U. States of America. You will be pleased to present my Acknowledgments to the respectable Body,...
I ought to make an apology, for delaying So long to answer your Favour of the Sixteenth accompanied with Some printed Copies, of the Address of Thanks from the Body of Merchants and Manufacturers of the City of Leyden, to the great Council. The great Qualities, which this Nation has always displayed upon occasions proper to call them Forth, appear with too much Splendour upon this occasion to...
It is with great and sincere Pleasure that I have to acknowledge the receipt of your friendly and obliging letter of the 26th of August. Your kind congratulations on my arrival are very agreeable to me. I assure you it was a very pleasing Event and the few Months that have passed since I have been at home, have been the happiest portion of my life. The Agriculture, the Manufactures and the...
The Bearer of this letter is Mr Lear the late Secretary to President Washington a gentleman universally esteemed and beloved wherever he is known. I beg Leave to introduce him to your Acquaintance and Friendship. This Country is too happy in the Enjoyment of that Liberty which Cost them so dear to risque it, by medling in foreign Wars: and too gratefull to those who assisted them it, to join...
May 24. 1805 William Dandridge Peck Esqr, a Professor of natural History in our University of Cambridge bound on a voyage to Europe, merely to examine the Institutions and Establishements, relative to that Science will have the Honor to deliver you this Letter. His manners and merit will recommend him to you. I ask the favour of you to give him an opportunity of Seeing the Botanical Garden and...