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    John Quincy Adams Eulogy of James Monroe Signed and inscribed to "Deacon Samuel Savil/From J.Q. Adams," 100 pages, 6" x 9.5". Boston: J.H. Eastburn, City Printer, 1831. Bound with string. Paper wrappers. Signed on the cover. Adams and Savil were members of the First Congregational (Unitarian) Church in Braintree, Massachusetts. Titled "An Eulogy: on the Life and Character of James Monroe, Fifth President of the United States, Delivered at the Request of the Corporation of the City of Boston, on the 25th of August, 1831. By John Quincy Adams." The lightly foxed cover page is loose and the upper right corner is missing. There are several creased page corners with some paper loss. Otherwise, very good. John Quincy Adams served as James Monroe's only Secretary of State from 1817-1825, then succeeded him as the sixth President of the United States (1825-1829).

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