Boston June 19th. 1820
I have the honor to transmit you a card of Invitation for celebrating the anniversary of the Declaration of our National Independence, in the establishment of which You performed such a conspicuous and influential part—and of whose disinterested & patriotic services, with those of your associates in this glorious work of freedom, I trust present & future generations will cherish the most grateful & respectful recollections.
With great esteem & respect / I have the honor to be / your obt. Servant
Secy of Commonwth.
MHi: Adams Papers.