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ALS from John Quincy Adams 1821  

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Autograph letter, signed, from Adams to Oliver Fiske regarding an appointment for his son

Adams, John Quincy



Nov. 24, 1821


One page autograph letter, signed. 25.5x20 cm (10x8").

Adams writes, as Secretary of State, to Oliver Fiske, Esqr. of Worcester Mass., in full: "My dear Sir. Since I had the pleasure of receiving your Letter of the 14th inst. I have made application to the Secretary of the Navy, in behalf of your son, and regret to learn from him, that there are no appointments of Surgeon's Mates to be made. I am, with the highest regard and esteem, Dear Sir, faithfully yours. John Quincy Adams."

Lot Amendments

Creased from mailing, short splits at fold ends, two small bits of old mounting tape on the reverse; fine.

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