Adams Papers

From John Adams to Harriet Welsh, 30 August 1819

Quincy August 30th. 1819

Miss Welsh

I know not what my Friend Mr Jay can mean, unless it be a Series of Letters Printed in the Boston Patriot beginning on the 10th. of April 1809 and continued for too or three Years. No Notice <of them> was taken of them, at the time but by now and then a thrust and Stab from the Tory Press.

I have not a Copy of them. If I had I would send it to Mr Jay—Some Antequarian an hundred Years hence, who Studies Mathew Paris and Hollenshead may possibly Stumble upon them by accident.

I am very respectfully your Friend and / humble Servant

John Adams

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