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Opportunity of Doing This Little Service

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Source Name Image(s)
CollectionSouth Caroliniana Collection: Robert Goodloe Harper view image
MicrofilmMassachusetts Historical Society: Benjamin Lincoln Papers (no image)
Document Information
Date January 2, 1789
Author Name John Adams (primary) Location: Braintree
Recipient Name Benjamin Lincoln (primary)
Summary Adams welcomes the opportunity to do a favor for Lincoln's friend, Mr. Jones.
Document Format Letter Signed
Document Notes [not available]
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups Benjamin Lincoln; John Adams; Mr. Jefferson; Mr. Jones; ;
Related Places Braintree;
Keywords letter to Mr. Jefferson; ;
Key Phrases [not available]

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Braintree Jany 2 1789
My dear Sir
I have but this hour, received the Letter you did me the Honour to write me on the 30th Ult. - enclosed in haste are a Letter to Mr Jefferson and another to a Friend who will be equally glad to see Mr Jones. I am much obliged to you for giving me this opportunity of doing this little service for your Friend and only wish it was of more importance, both for your sake and his, being with very great Regard dear Sir, your very humble Servant John Adams

tenant Governor Lincoln.