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    Dual Autograph Document Signed, "John Quincy Adams" and "Danl Webster", one page, 8" x 10", respectively dated September 21 and September 25, 1824. The nation's future 6th president and the great statesman Daniel Webster each attest here that George Washington Adams had studied law under them. Lightly toned paper, two smoothed folds. Very fine condition.
    The subject of these endorsements was the eldest son of John Quincy Adams. The younger Adams reputedly suffered from alcoholism and depression. His death by drowning in 1829 may very well have been suicide. Ex. Henry E. Luhrs Collection.


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    October, 2007
    25th-26th Thursday-Friday
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