John Quincy Adams to Charles Adams
Paris june ye 7 1778
we being so far from one another that I cannot Leave my pen out of my hand & I hope that my Letters will not be troublesome to you
Yesterday my Pappa received a number of news papers from america in one of which I read that you had got an account of doctor Franklins being asasinated but I beg you would not regard any of those Storys, of which I expect you will hear a great number give my duty to uncles Quincy and Adams1 I am &c.
LbC (Adams Papers); at foot of text: “To my Brother Charles.” Text is given here in literal style.
1. Norton Quincy and Peter Boylston Adams, both in Adams Genealogy.