Adams Papers

To John Adams from Aaron Clark, 16 February 1820

State of New York. Albany Feby: 16. 1820.

Dear Sir.

Please permit me the honor of enclosing you my prospectus for a most useful and necessary work.

I have spent too much upon it and can only hope to print it without great loss. I should be very much gratified indeed by the aid [of] a recommendation from you: and I should be still more so, by receiving it soon.

Ever your friend / indeed & very Huml. / st.

Aaron Clark

Clerk of Assembly

P.S. If Mr. Adams should think it consistent & proper for him to afford me any revolutionary papers for my last volume, I would even go to the town of Mr. Adams’ residence and copy them there—Pardon this liberty—my father was a soldier of the revolution and knew and loved [you] well. He is no more.

Aaron Clark.

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