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JOHN QUINCY ADAMS PENS A RECOMMENDATION FOR A SOUTH CAROLINIAN TRAVELING TO LONDON

ADAMS, JOHN QUINCY.  (1767-1848).  Sixth President of the United States (1825-9).  Attractive Autograph Letter Signed, “John Quincy Adams”.  One page, quarto.  Washington, D.C., June 6, 1836.  Very fine condition.  To “Col. Thomas Aspinwall, Consul of the United States, London”.  Adams writes:

“Dear Sir, James H. Hammond Esq. the bearer of this letter, is a highly respected member of the House of Representatives of the United States from South Carolina.  An infirm state of health interrupts I trust only for a season, his career, already distinguished in the public service, and by medical advice he purposes visiting England and France.  I take pleasure in recommending him to your obliging attentions, and shall be grateful for any service that it may be in your power to render him.  I am very respectfully, Dear Sir your obedient servant, John Quincy Adams”.   

 

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