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Sixth President of the United States of America JOHN QUINCY ADAMS entirely handwritten letter by Adams signed with his rare full signature as "John Quincy Adams". The letter is dated June 1st 1845 and sent to "R. F. Barnard Esq. President of the Berkshire County Agricultural Society - Sheffield". Adams cancels a speaking engagement due to developing a catarrh that "severely affected" his voice. A long and handsome letter from the former president containing over 170+ handwritten words. CERTIFIED AUTHENTIC BY JSA (James Spence Authentication) EXPERT EXAMINATION. Sale includes original JSA Letter of Authenticity. GUARANTEED GENUINE - simply one of the finest JOHN QUINCY ADAMS documents available on the market.This letter is logged and recorded in the Massachusetts Historical Society database as one that John Quincy Adams wrote and sent to Mr. Barnard further solidifying the provenance of the letter. A photo of the record is included in the auction for reference. John Quincy Adams handwrites:"R. F. Barnard Esq. President of the Berkshire County Agricultural Society - Sheffield.Quincy 1 June 1845Dear Sir - When I had the honour of receiving your obliging letter of the 18th last I flattered myself that it might be in my power to comply with the invitation which it constituted to deliver the anniversary address before the Berkshire County  agricultural society, next October - I was unwilling to resign this hope till the result of an effort to speak in public a few days since convinced me that I could not without much danger of disappointment engage to repeat the experiment - My voice is so severely affected by a catarrh affection, frequently and suddenly returning, that I am forbidden to undertake any engagement however pleasuring which I should too probably be unable to preform - I pray you sir, to offer to the members of the Society thee assurance of my regret at the privation of the pleasure which I should take in meeting them on that festive occasion, and to believe me to be very respectfullyyour humble and obedt servtJohn Quincy Adams."Custom framed and archivally matted in the SIGNATURIST-INK Gallery style to handsome 14"x18" matte black frame with gold trim. Exquisite PH-neutral ivory mat and bronze descriptive plaque. Framed with acid free backer all together under 98% UV-BLOCKING non-glare acrylic pane. GUARANTEED GENUINE - simply one of the finest investment-quality, authentically-signed JOHN QUINCY ADAMS autographs currently available on the market! NOTE: SIGNATURIST-INK displays feature archivally mounted documents which are easily removable. This acid-free museum-grade mounting tissue releases safely and easily with simply a dab of a damp Q-tip.Own a remarkable, original piece of American history! The perfect gift for the history collector, autograph enthusiast, or political fan. A must-have addition to the Executive Office, den, or "Man Cave". Sold as is, as shown.

JOHN QUINCY ADAMS * JSA LOA * Handwritten Autograph Letter Signed Full Signature

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