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Adams, John (1735-1826) to Arthur St. Clair re: acknowledging salute of a frontier cavalry troop

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07848 Author/Creator: Adams, John (1735-1826) Place Written: Quincy Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1798/09/02 Pagination: 1 p. 36.2 x 26.2 cm

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC07848 Author/Creator: Adams, John (1735-1826) Place Written: Quincy Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1798/09/02 Pagination: 1 p. 36.2 x 26.2 cm

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Full Transcript: Quincy September 2. 1798

Sir

I received best two or three days ago your favour of the 30th of July, inclosing on Address of the officers and Privates of a Troop of [...illegible], organised [sic] and equipped at Cincinnati. I perceive with Joy and Pride a Spirit of Patriotism and a degree of Unanimity prevailing in our Country, which [illegible] [illegible] cannot fail to insure its safety and secure its prosperity.
I thank you, Sir for the [illegible] Part you have taken in transmitting this Address and act the favour of you to convey a few words by way of answer to it, in any manner you shall just most respectable. With great Esteem, Sir

I have the Honour to be, your most
Obedient and most humble Servant

John Adams


His Excellency
Arthur H. Clair
Governor of the Territory
North West of the River Ohio
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People: Adams, John, 1735-1826

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: PresidentFrontiers and ExplorationMilitary HistoryCavalryNorthwest TerritoryWestward ExpansionVice President

Sub Era: The Early Republic

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