Papers of John Adams, volume 12

To Jean Luzac

From C. W. F. Dumas

From Thomas Digges, 20 March 1782 Digges, Thomas JA


From Thomas Digges, 20 March 1782 Digges, Thomas Adams, John
From Thomas Digges
Hotel First Bible Wednesy night 10 oClock 20 March 1782 Sir

I am just arrivd here from London, and instead of personally waiting upon You I make so free as to send a messenger with this and its inclosure together with a few late News Papers.

I have a matter of publick moment to mention to You; As well as to speak to a private affair of consequence to myself which will I think lead me in a very few days to Dr. F at Paris. My present purpose is to beg for half an hours conversation with You. I am at present, and shall be for tomorrow, totally unknown in the Hotel, a line340 directed for me, or any message to the Gentn who arrivd this night and lodges in the Room No 10 will be duly attended to.

I am with Great Respect Sir Your very Ob Servt T. Digges

RC (Adams Papers); addressed: “John Adams Esqr”; endorsed: “M. Diggs Letter from the first Bible.” and “Mr Hartley.”; by John Thaxter: “Mr. Hartley Feby. 19. March 11th. 1782.”