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Lot 25
Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848) Letter Signed
Ending from 2 February 2023, 19:00 EST
Skinner Marlborough, Massachusetts

US$1,000 - US$1,500

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Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848) Letter Signed

Dated Washington, July 1821, on one sheet folded in half (fold marks, toned, foxing, repair to right side of sheet, with some text missing in that area, affecting the heading but not the body text or the signature), 9 3/4 x 16 1/2 in. With an engraved portrait of Adams, 8 1/2 x 6 in.
Addressed to Tench Ringgold, "Esqr. Marshall of the Un[ite]d States in and for the District of Colum[bia]...Deputy, Alexandria...", and dated from the Department of State, Washington in July, 1821 (exact date obscured), it begins, "Sir, You will herewith receive an act of Remission, which the President of the United States has granted in the case of Caleb Kitchen."

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