Adams Papers

From John Adams to Hanson Briscoe, 2 June 1798

To the Inhabitants of the County of Allegeny in the state of Mary land

Philadelphia June 2d 1798


Your steady Attachment to the Constitution and Government of your Country is greatly to your honour.

The Veneration you express for my truly dignified Predecessor, is a worthy and necessary Effect of that Attachment—, and your Compliment to me for treading in his Steps does me honor.

John Adams

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