Adams Papers

George Williams to John Adams, 25 Feb. 1786

Feby. 25th 1786

May it please your Excellency

Pardon the Liberty I have taken in thus addressing you on so important a subject as the present, and hope that the present state of the affair will be a sufficient apology for its not being coutchd in term’s so clear and Comprehensive as they otherwise should have been, but will readily Embrace the Oppertunity of fully expaciating on the Subject [w]henever it shall please Your Excellency to Honor me wh your Command’s, Suffice it for the present to say that I have for some year’s been under the tuition of the Celebrated Mr A—— and am thoroughly Conversant with the whole Cotton Spinning Manufactory, I speak for some other’s as well as myself, & could we have sufficient Encouragement should have no Objection to the Continent, Your honor may rest assured of the sincerity of our intentions, therefore wh. all due submission beg leave to subscribe myself / Your Excellency’s / Most Obedient Servt:

Geo: Williams

RC (MHi: Adams Papers).

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