I have been sometime expecting to hear from you upon a subject the most interesting to my heart. It appears to be the wish of those concerned and a wish that perfectly coincides with mine that the connection between Sally and myself should take place as early in the fall as possible. I request you to consent to the proposal and to bestow your parental blessing upon your affectionate son1
RC (Adams Papers).
For CA’s 29 Aug. wedding to SSA, see Descriptive List of Illustrations, No. 1, above.