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    John Quincy Adams Autograph Letter Signed "John Quincy Adams". Two pages, 7.75" x 10", Washington, March, 24, 1824 to the Bank of Metropolis, recording a disagreement with the bank which protested a note he deposited with the bank. Adams writes, in part: "You are aware, Gentlemen, that the note having been drawn by a married woman, is merely void - That I could recover nothing on it from her, were I to pay it to you: and that I never received anything for it from you...I wish to have no question with you relating to it..." That year, in a tight election which necessitated a decision from the House of Representatives, Adams was elected president. Silked on recto and verso, light folds, else very good. Ex. Henry E. Luhrs Collection.


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    25th-26th Thursday-Friday
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