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    John Quincy Adams Autograph Document Signed Twice as Congressman. One page, 8.25" x 6.75", Quincy, Massachusetts, September 1831. Following his term in the Oval Office, Adams went on to win election as a National Republican and Whig to the House of Representatives, serving from 1831 until his death 17 years later. During that time, he penned this document regarding the maintenance of his real estate property lines. In full: "We the Subscribers, do hereby agree to divide our line of fence upon the Salt-marsh land called the Cherry Tree Meadow in manner following. John Quincy Adams will make and maintain a piece of fence, beginning at a stake, at the Southewesterly corner of said marsh, and Northwesterly corner of David's Island so-called. Thence running Easterly by said Island, thirty-four rods to a ditch. Thence Northerly on said ditch, seven Rods to a stake. And we the subscribers, heirs and legal Representatives of the late Jesse Fenno, the deceased will make and maintain the remainder of said fence, beginning at a stake on said marsh running northerly thereon seventeen Rods to the upland and thence Westerly on said upland twenty four Rods. Witness our hands, J.Q. Adams." Heavy age toning and mat burn. Affixed to a slightly larger piece of cardboard. Near fine.


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