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    John Quincy Adams Autograph Letter Signed in full. One page, 7.75" x 9.75", [Washington], December 3, 1838, to the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives of the United States to inform them of the deposit of General Lafayette's memoirs at the Library of Congress. Adams writes: "...In compliance with the request of Mr. George Washing La Fayette, and of the respected family of our late illustrious and ever venerated friend, General La Fayette, I have the honour of presenting the congress in their name, a copy of the memoirs and writings of their honoured parent, recently published by them, to be deposited in the Library of Congress." A wonderful association piece. Light folds, else fine condition. Ex. Henry E. Luhrs Collection.

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