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Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 5 December 1792


My dearest Friend

Last night I arrived at Philadelphia in tolerable Health and found our Friends all well, I have concluded to accept of the kind offer of Mr. and Mrs. Otis and taken a bed in their House. Thomas is charmingly accommodated and is very well. This Day decides whether I shall be a Farmer or a Statesman after next March. They have been flickering in the Newspapers and caballing in Parties: but how the result will be I neither know nor care, I have met a very cordial and friendly reception from the Senate. All lament that Mrs. Adams is not here: but none of them so much as her Friend forever,

John Adams

Portia



Cite web page as: Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 5 December 1792 [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, 5 December 1792. 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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