Adams Family Correspondence, volume 10

John Adams to John Quincy Adams

Daniel Denison Rogers to Abigail Adams

John Adams to John Quincy Adams, 30 May 1794 Adams, John Adams, John Quincy
John Adams to John Quincy Adams
My Dear son Philadelphia May 30. 1794

The Senate have this Day unanimously advised and consented to the Appointment of John Quincy Adams to the Hague.1


If this Event should affect your Sensibility as much as it does mine, it will made a deep Impression upon Your Mind, both of the Importance of the Mission and of your obligation to Gratitude Fidelity and Exertion in the Discharge of the Duties of it.

At two O Clock tomorrow Morning I Sett off homewards.


John Adams

RC (Adams Papers); internal address: “J. Q. A.” Tr (Adams Papers).


See Sen. Exec. Jour., 3d Cong., 1st sess., p. 159. JQA’s commission as minister resident, dated 30 May and signed by George Washington and Edmund Randolph, is in the Adams Papers.