Adams Papers

From John Adams to Oliver Wolcott, Jr., 26 April 1799

Quincy April 26. 1799


I return the two blank Commissions, signed and am satisfied with the recommendations of Robert Chesley, to succeed his Father.

If a real reformation should take place in Northampton County, in consequence of a consciencious Conviction of their Error & Crime it would be happy: but a cessation of opposition from fear only, may last no longer than the terror.

I am, Sir your most obt.

John Adams


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