Quincy Aug. 30th 1800
I rejoice that Captain Truxton is gone to Guadaloupe. But what shall we do with Capt Talbot & the constitution? Your orders to Capt Little, I will transmit to him by the first opportunity. His officers are all appointed & commissioned. This in answer to your favor of the 21st
from your most obedient
MHi: Adams Family Papers, Letterbooks.