Adams Papers

From John Adams to Maria Sophia Quincy, 14 August 1823

Quincy, August 14th, 1823.

My dear young ladies—the Miss Quincy,

You have much better advisers than I can be—but I will venture suggest one line. As Nature will attach you sufficiently to your own contemporaries may I here suggest to you to seek the society and conversation of ladies and gentlemen older than yourselves. Such is the advice of your assured friend

John Adams

Printed Source--M. A. DeWolfe Howe, ed., The Articulate Sisters (Cambridge, 1946)..

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