Adams Papers

From John Adams to C. W. F. Dumas, 8 April 1781

To C. W. F. Dumas

Leyden April 8 1781 Sunday Morning


I returned last night to Leyden, and would Set off this morning for the Hague, if particular Reasons did not oppose.

Having Something, a little interesting to communicate to you, I should be very much obliged to you, if you could come here to morrow morning. I should be glad of your answer this Evening, because if any thing makes it inconvenient to you to come here, I will go to the Hague, and be with you by Noon. It would be much better however for you to come here if you can.1


J. Adams

Tr (PCC, No. 101, I, f. 176)

1No reply from Dumas has been found. He and JA may have met as late as 13 April. For the dating of that meeting, as well as its results, see Dumas’ letters of 14 and 26 April, both below.

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