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Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 13 February 1778


Dearest of Friends

I had not been 20 Minutes in this House before I had the Happiness to see Captn. Tucker, and a Midshipman, coming for me. We shall be soon on Board, and may God prosper our Voyage, in every Stage of it, as much as at the Beginning, and send to you, my dear Children and all my Friends, the choisest of Blessings -- so Wishes and prays yours, with an Ardour, that neither Absence, nor any other Event can abate,

John Adams

Johnny sends his Duty to his Mamma and his Love to his sister and Brothers. He behaves like a Man.



[Endorsement -- see page image]



Cite web page as: Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 13 February 1778 [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, 13 February 1778. 2 pages. 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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