|My dear Brother||London March 13. 1796.|
I am still to acknowledge the receipt of your favours of January 10. and 14 with the papers they enclosed. I expected instead long before this to have been with you myself and become a little mortified [. . . .] that my is yet [. . . .]. It is implicit however that much more time should elapse [. . . .] to ascertain a precise time.
I [. . . .]
I send you by the present opportunity the articles of [. . .] formerly [. . . .] to me a list, [. . . .] and a pair of [. . .] Creches. The [. . .] for the pocket books [. . .] is £ 6:0:6.
There is nothing new to tell you from hence, but you will receive with this [. . .] newspapers. I have only few to spare or I [. . . .]
My [. . .] letters from your father are of December [. . . .] of January. Nothing new.
Your affectionate brother
John Q. Adams.