Advice For A Daughter On Selecting a Husband

These are the words of advice written in a letter from John Quincey Adams to his daughter, concerning the things she should look for in a potential husband.

I read them today and thought instantly of my Isabelle.
Regard the honor and moral character of the man, more than all other circumstances, think of no other greatness but that of the soul, no other riches but those of the heart.