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Louisa C Adams Free Franked Envelope addressed to John Quincy Adams' niece
Washington, D.C., November 9 [1848]. 3.25" x 2.25". "Complete Envelope, 3.25"" x 2.25"". Large ""FREE"" postmark ""FREE /WASHINGTON D.C. / NOV 9."" Addressed to ""Miss E.C. Adams / Quincy / Massachusetts."" ""Quincy"" has been crossed out in another hand and ""Boston"" has been penned in. ""Boston"" has been crossed out in pencil and ""Quincy / Ms"" has been penciled in. ""1848"" is penned in another hand. Black wax seal on verso. Light soiling. Fine condition.Former President John Quincy Adams died in Washington, D.C., on February 23, 1848. On March 9, 1848, President James K. Polk signed H. R. No. 231: An act granting the franking privilege to Louisa Catharine Adams. Miss Elizabeth Coombs Adams was John Quincy Adams' niece. Her father was John Quincy Adams' brother, Thomas Boylston Adams. She never married and lived all her life in Quincy, Massachusetts."
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