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Elizabeth Brown to John Adams

8 Oct. 1785

Sir Sleaford Lincolnshire Octbr: 8th —85

Presuming on the friendship that formerly subsised betwixt Colo: Warren and your Excellency (and having miss’d the Opportunity of a Boston Ship) I have taken the Liberty of addressing your Excellency to request the favour of you (if it will not be inconvenient) to inclose a Letter to him in your next dispatches for America—was it not on Business of the greatest import to me I would not have troubled your Excellency—Give me leave Sir to Congratulate you on your present situation at the British Court, that your Embacy may be productive of the Utmost Utility to my Native Land is the sincere wish of Yr: Country Woman and very / Humb. Servt:

E Brown

PS. my Compts: attend Mrs: Adams and inform her I still retain a pleasing remembrance of the agreeable Week I pass’d with her at Plymouth—direct for me at Leonard Browns Esqr. Sleaford Lincolnshire

(MHi: Adams Papers).
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