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Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 24 May 1794


My dearest Friend

Yesterday I asked and obtained leave of the Senate to be absent after next Fryday. I shall therefore leave this City on Saturday the Thirty first day of May; but the heat and Dust and Fleas and Bedbugs &c. will render it difficult, if not impossible to get home to you, in less than ten days. By the Tenth of June I hope to embrace you.

We have had a sharp drought, but Yesterday and the Day before We have been blessed with fine showers.

A Thunder Gust and great Hail have cleared the Air. I shall send 600 Dollars to John for You which is all We shall have to live on till next September.

Col. Smith is here for a few Days - all well as he says. I am in great Haste, but with great sincerity

ever yours,
J.A.

Mrs. A.



Cite web page as: Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 24 May 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, 24 May 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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