Adams Papers

To John Adams from Edward Everett, 29 July 1825

Boston July 29. 1825.

Dear Sir,

His Serene Highness, the Duke Bernard of Saxe Weimar has expressed a Strong desire of being introduced to you. He is the Second Son of the reigning Grand-Duke of Weimar, who so honorably distinguished himself in 1817, by being the first German Prince to give a Popular Constitution to his subjects. The Wife of the Duke Bernard is sister to the reigning prince of Saxe Meiningen. He is himself a Major General in the Army of the King of the Netherlands, And military governor of Eastern Flanders. I Should feel very happy to be the medium of procuring him the honor of An introduction to you, if Your health permits you to do him favor: & for this purpose I will Accompany him to Quincy, Any day You will be pleased to appoint.—

I am, Dear Sir, With Sincere veneration, / Your faithful humble Servant,

Edward Everett

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