Adams Papers

To John Adams from Winthrop Sargent, 20 December 1800

Mississippi Territory Decr. 20th. 1800

Most respected Sir

I take Leave to enclose unto you the Copy of a petition from many worthy Characters of this Country and which as their Solicitation I have forwarded to the honourable Senate and house of representatives through the President and the Speaker—

It is the Desire of the petiences that a Copy should be transmitted unto you Sir which I flatter myself will apologize for my so presuming—

with every sentiment / of respect / I am always Sir / your devoted Servant

Winthrop Sargent

MHi: Adams Papers.

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