Montezillo February 23d 1821
Accept my hearty thanks for your kind favor of January 3d, and for <
your> the four ears of < corn> beautiful corn from the species of Onaha Indians in Missoury; it has a curious and singular appearance and promises very well. Although my ground with the best cultivation I can give it will not produce more than half of a hundred bushels on an Acre.
I shall certainly plant this seed with care by way of experiment, There is a fair prospect of an augmentation of my spanish family, as black as jet sometime next June, and I shall endeavor to discharge my debt of honor to you.
Your family at Haverhill I understand are, all very well and your friends here, as well as usual excepting Isaac Hull, who is a little drooping but I hope not dangerously ill.
I am Sir your obliged friend / and humble Servant
MHi: Adams Family Papers, Letterbooks.