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Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 3 November 1777


My dearest Friend

This Moment I received your favour of Octr. 6. [Abigail to John, 06 October 1777] by Mr. Niles. -- I am as well as can be expected.

We have no News, but such as is old to you.

I congratulate you on the great and glorious Events in the northern Department. Congress have ordered a Thanksgiving, and have done great Honour to the Officers.

We shall finish the Confederation in a few days.



[Endorsement -- see page image]



Cite web page as: Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 3 November 1777 [electronic edition]. Adams Family Papers: An Electronic Archive. Massachusetts Historical Society. http://www.masshist.org/digitaladams/
Original manuscript: Adams, John. Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 3 November 1777. 2 page. Original manuscript from the Adams Family Papers, Massachusetts Historical Society.
Source of transcription: Butterfield, L.H., ed. Adams Family Correspondence. Vol. 2. Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1963.
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