Adams, John (1735-1826) to Arthur St. Clair re: acknowledging salute of a frontier cavalry troop
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Quincy September 2. 1798
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
Arthur H. Clair
Governor of the Territory
North West of the River Ohio
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