Adams Papers

From John Adams to Joshua Sands, 18 February 1825

Quincy 18th Febry. 1825

Dear Sir

I have received with peculiar sensibility your friendly letter, of 11th. instant—because I knew it proceeded from a Gentleman of great respectability in society a Gentleman of great honor, integrity and worth, I wish you and yours every prosperity I long to write to our friend Jay but I am too faint and short-breath’d to dictate a few lines

I am Sir your obliged friend / and humble Servant

John Adams

MHi: Adams Family Papers, Letterbooks.

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