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Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 7 June 1789


My dear

By the Post, last night, I received yours of May 31 [Abigail to John, 31 May 1789] . Barnard Sails to day, for Boston: So that I would not have you wait for his Arrival: but come on as soon as possible, leaving the Furniture to be shipped as soon as a Vessell can be had. I shall be ready in the House to receive you.

I Should advise Charles to Stay and deliver his French oration: but if he chooses to come on with you I shall be glad to See him. If he Stays Brisler must come with you. I dont see any necessity of his going in the Vessell with the Furniture.

But in all Events my health is so disordered that I cannot consent to your delaying any longer. Charles indeed might come on with you, and return to take his Degree.

yours ever more
J. A.

Mrs. Smith has promised me that I shall sleep in the House next Thursday night.



Cite web page as: Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 7 June 1789 [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, 7 June 1789. 1 page. Original manuscript from the Adams Family Papers, Massachusetts Historical Society.
Source of transcription: Adams Papers Editorial Project. Unverified transcriptions.
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