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Docno: ADMS-04-10-02-0125

Author: Adams, John
Recipient: Adams, John Quincy
Date: 1794-05-30

John Adams to John Quincy Adams

[salute] My Dear son

The Senate have this Day unanimously advised and consented to the Appointment of John Quincy Adams to the Hague.1
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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.
[signed] John Adams
RC (Adams Papers); internal address: “J. Q. A.” Tr (Adams Papers).
1. 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.
Cite web page as: Founding Families: Digital Editions of the Papers of the Winthrops and the Adamses, ed.C. James Taylor. Boston: Massachusetts Historical Society, 2018.