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Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 27 March 1794


My dearest Friend

I have this moment yours of 14 [Abigail to John, 14 March 1794] and 17 [Abigail to John, 17 March 1794] and Mr. Newcombs Papers. I hope to see once more my dear Mother.

I have sent you 500 d. and a fresh supply of Grass seeds. The Goods are gone and are to be carried to Quincy Creek.

Yesterday an embargo passed both Houses for 30 days. I am afraid Congress will sett late in May. I cannot think of leaving, it in so critical a moment. Plant again Faxons old Corn field and no more at that farm.

I have one comfort, that in thought Word or deed I have never encouraged a War. I will persevere in doing all in my Power to prevent it. If it is forced on Us, by England or even if it is brought on Us by our own Imprudence I must stand or fall with my Country.

If the French had a better Government and better Morals I should feel easier. Yours Affectionatly

J.A.

Thomas is very well: so is Brisler.



Cite web page as: Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 27 March 1794 [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, 27 March 1794. 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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