Adams Papers

To John Adams from Augustus Elias Brevoort Woodward, 8 January 1825

Tallahassee, Middle Florida, Jan. 8. 1825.

The respects of the undersigned await on President Adams.

He has to acknowledge the reception of his kind letter of November 17th: 1824.

The steady hand of time; which, while it eviscerates truth, also, fortunately, assuages animosities; will render justice to the pure fame of the venerable President.

That his remaining days may be blessed with peace, health, and felicity, is, I cannot entertain a doubt, the sincere, and the univocal, wish of our expanded and expanding nation.

A. B. Woodward

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