|Dear Sir.||London April 17. 1796.|
I have the pleasure of introducing to your acquaintance Mr: Robert Bird, a partner of a very respectable commercial house in this City, who proposes passing some time at Boston, on his trip through the United States. For any attention which you can [. . .] him I beg leave to assure you of the gratitude, of, Dear Sir, your very humble and obedt: Servt:
John Q. Adams.