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Letter from Abigail Adams to John Adams, 6 May 1789

Brisler arrived last Evening and brought yours of May the 1st [John to Abigail, 01 May 1789] . I have not time to notice all I want to in it. I wish to know whether you would like that I should engage Daniel as coachman who drove you to New York when you get to House keeping, and what are the wages given. Tom we can never keep if we wish for peace. would not the House out of Town be most agreeable to you and most for your Health?

You mistook me if you thought I meant to bring Charles Tommy. He will [be] at Colledge till the middle of July, tis only the Class who [ . . . ] their degree that can leave college in june and the president must be written to for the purpose. You did not write me as if you had thought maturely upon it. I would not wish to do any thing without your free consent and advise.

My Letter is waited for.

A Adams

Compliments to Mr. Jay who with your permission is a great favorite of mine to Mrs. L [illegible]

[Envelope -- see page image]

Cite web page as: Letter from Abigail Adams to John Adams, 6 May 1789 [electronic edition]. Adams Family Papers: An Electronic Archive. Massachusetts Historical Society.
Original manuscript: Adams, Abigail. Letter from Abigail Adams to John Adams, 6 May 1789. 2 pages. Original manuscript from the Adams Family Papers, Massachusetts Historical Society.
Source of transcription: Adams Papers Editorial Project. Unverified transcriptions.
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