Adams Papers

To John Adams from Marie-Joseph-Paul-Yves-Roch-Gilbert du Motier, marquis de Lafayette, 28 April 1817

Lagrange April 28h 1817

My dear Sir

I Most affectionately partake in the Gratification You are going to derive from the Arrival of Mr and Mrs Quincy Adams with your grand children to the Satisfaction of a father you will join that of a patriot, the Appointment of Your Son to the place of Secretary of State being a great public Advantage. I Refer Myself to Him for European News, in this Extensive Question in Betwen Rights and privileges, their is no doubt but that the former shall Ultimately Succeed. You will Have So Much to Say, to Hear, and to feel when this Reaches You that I must Content Myself with these few words from / Your old affectionate friend


MHi: Adams Papers.

Index Entries