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Docno: ADMS-06-12-02-0245

Author: Adams, John
Recipient: Andrews, Samuel
Date: 1782-04-06

To Samuel Andrews

[salute] Sir

I have recd your two Letters,1 and Should be glad to do you any Service in my Power. I will endeavour to Speak to the Nobleman you mention upon the Subject. But as I know nothing of the merits of your Cause, you must be Sensible that there is little Prospect of Succeeding. He is a very good Character and I flatter myself is disposed to oblige me: But it will Seem odd to him to write to Versailles at my desire, about a subject that I understand not. He is, besides at present very full of Cares publick and private. I will endeavour however to do you, all the Service I can, being with respect, your most obedient and humble servant
1. Of 12 and 31 March, both above.
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