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From John Adams to Oliver Wolcott, Jr., 22 August 1799

Quincy August 22d 1799

Sir

I have received your favor of the 17th, incloseing a letter from R. B. Lee Esqr. requesting an appointment as commissioner of the federal city, in case of a vacancy. The pretensions of this honorable & worthy candidate will be weighed with all others, whenever such an appointment shall become necessary.

MHi: Adams Family Papers, Letterbooks.

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