Adams Papers

To John Adams from Benjamin Rush, 2 July 1789

Philada: July 2nd: 1789

Dear Sir

I enclose to you a small essay which I consider as a full reply to that part of your letter which defends the latin, and Greek languages.—I <[. . .]> shall class them hereafter with negro slavery, & Spirituous liquors, & consider them as <equally> unfriendly tho’ in a less degree to the progress of morals—knowledge, & religion in the United States.—In a few days I shall reply to Other parts of your letter.

From Dr Sir yours / Sincerely

Benjn Rush

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