Adams Papers

To John Adams from James Monroe, 4 July 1817

Boston July 4th. 1817

Dear Sir—

I regret that I could not have the pleasure of seing you again before you left town, which I found that you had done, when I calld yesterday at your lodgings. I wanted to communicate more fully with you, respecting the part I ought to take, in the ceremonies of this day. It is possible you may be in town to day in which <I> case I may still enjoy that advantage.

my particular object in sending this is, to inform you, that I shall have the pleasure of dining with you on monday. with great respect & esteem I am dear Sir your friend & servant

James Monroe

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