Adams Papers

From John Adams to James Maury, 22 September 1816

Quincy September 22nd 11816

Dear Sir

I thank you for your kind letter of July 30th, and the Quarterly review enclosed with it, & for all your obliging remembrances of me, & civilities to my children & friends.

I had forgotten the first volume, which you say I presented to you in 1787: but as you remember it so well, I pray to you to accept the 2nd. and 3rd which I wish you may remember as long. not indeed for any great value that is in them but as a token of gratitude for your many civilities to me and mine

John Adams

MHi: Adams Family Papers, Letterbooks.

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