Washington 15 April 1824
I have the pleasure of introducing to your acquaintance, Colo. Henry H. Bacot of Charleston S.C. who visits England for the recovery of his health—
From the warm recommendation of him by a common friend, I present him to you as a Gentleman of the most amiable and respectable Character; and solicit for him your kind & friendly attentions.
I am with the highest regard and / Esteem, Dear Sir, your friend & Servt,
John Quincy Adams.
MHi: Adams Family Papers, Letterbooks.