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TO JOHN LUZAC. 1 - John Adams, The Works of John Adams, vol. 7 (Letters and State Papers 1777-1782) 
The Works of John Adams, Second President of the United States: with a Life of the Author, Notes and Illustrations, by his Grandson Charles Francis Adams (Boston: Little, Brown and Co., 1856). 10 volumes. Vol. 7.
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TO JOHN LUZAC.1
Amsterdam, 5 September, 1780.
Inclosed is an abridgment of a pamphlet published in London last winter.2 I beg your attentive perusal of it, and your candid opinion, whether it would be of service to our cause, which is the cause of mankind, and especially of Europe, to publish it, and in what manner. You will please to return it to me, if you do not make any use of it, because there is not in the world another copy.
It is an abridgment of a real pamphlet. This you may depend on.
[1 ]John Luzac, editor of the Leyden Gazette, and Professor of History and of Greek Literature in the University of that place, accidentally killed by an explosion of a quantity of gunpowder in a canal boat, near his residence, in 1807. A biographical notice of him, translated from the Journal de l’Empire, is to be found in the Monthly Anthology, for October, 1809.
[2 ]This was Governor Pownall’s Memorial to the sovereigns of Europe, which I had procured to be translated by a masterly hand, into very good French. M. Luzac published it, and it was much read and admired. It was thought to be highly favorable to the American cause. Letters to the Boston Patriot, 1809.