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From John Adams to James Madison, 21 December 1814

Quincy December 21st 1814

Respected Sir

Knowing the immense weight of your cares, it gives me pain to interrupt you a moment. But when a young Scholar, Lawyer and amiable character asks an introduction from me I cannot refuse it.

Such is George Ticknor Esqr an his travels in his own Country first, and in foreign Countries afterward. He is ranked here, with our Everett & Buckminster, choice spirits, as we think them.

With great esteem

John Adams

MHi: Adams Family Papers, Letterbooks.

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