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DISCOURSE

THE LIVES AND CHARACTERS

THOMAS JEFFERSON And JOHN ADAMS,

WHO BOTH DIED Olf THE FOCBTH OF JCLT, 1826.

Delivered, at the request of the Citizens of Washington, in the Hall of
Representatives of the United States,

ON THE NINETEENTH OCTOBER, 1826.

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Washington, October 20, 1826.

SIR:

I am instructed, by the Committee appointed by the Citizens of Washington to make arrangements for commemorating the virtues of the late illustrious Patriots and Sages, THOMAS JEFFERSON and JOHN ADAMS, to ask of you, for publication, a copy of the able, just, and eloquent Eulogy pronounced by you, yesterday, in the Hall of the House of Representatives, on the characters and services of those eminent Statesmen. I have the honor to be, sir,

Very respectfully, yours,

R. C. WEIGHTMAN, Chairman. Wm. Wirt, Es».

Washington, October 20, 1826.

SIR:

In compliance with your letter of to-day, I send you a copy of my Obituary Notice of THOMAS JEFFERSON and JOHN ADAMS, delivered in the Capitol on yesterday, and remain, Very respectfully,

Your obedient servant,

Wm. r.

Roger C. Weightman, Eso..
Chairman of the Committee of Arrangement. *&

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