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    John Quincy Adams Autograph Letter Signed as President A.L.S. "J. Q. Adams", 1p., 7.75" x 9.75", Quincy, September 8, 1826 to his Secretary of the Treasury Richard Rush regarding the appointment of a surveyor. In part: "I enclose herewith a letter from John Pitman, judge of the U.S. District Court in Rhode Island to you, and letters to me from N.R. Knight, Duke J. Pearce, Samuel Eddy, Richard U. Greens, and Burrington Anthony, all recommending William Reynolds of Bristol for the appointment of surveyor of that Port, said to be vacated by the decease of Samuel Bosworth..." A near fine example of Adams' holograph, tipped at the left margin to a larger page. Included is an oversized engraving of Adams by John C. Yorston, copyrighted 1896.

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    April, 2007
    16th-17th Monday-Tuesday
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