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Letter from Abigail Adams to John Adams, 4 November 1794

My Dearest Friend

This is the first fair morning we have had since you left me. You must have had an unpleasent journey. Sunday the afternoon was pleasent, but Monday and tuesday very rainy. I was anxious to learn how the Election went in Boston and sent to inquire last Evening of Mr. Black if he had heard from Town, and to my great satisfaction learnt that Mr. Ames was chosen there; by what majority I did not hear. The present post will however inform you. The Influence of the Jacobines has received a blow in concequence of it. Tis said Jarvis will lose his Senses. The publick will be no looser if that should be the case. Austin came forward in a publication last week with his Name in which he declares he will not stand a candidate in oppostion to Jarvis. Concequently all his party were united with Jarvises.

You will want to know how the Farming business goes on. The orchard is all coverd with Sea Weed. As you desired, this day will compleat the spreading of it. About 90 Bushels of potatoes have been dugg at the two places. Today the Hands propose to finish the Beach Meddow.

I am better than when you left me. So is Louissa. The Blister has proved very salutary in removing the pain from her Stomack. I shall wish to hear soon from you. I forgot to request 2 Barrels of flower by the first vessel.

Yours most affectionately
A Adams

Cite web page as: Letter from Abigail Adams to John Adams, 4 November 1794 [electronic edition]. Adams Family Papers: An Electronic Archive. Massachusetts Historical Society. http://www.masshist.org/digitaladams/
Original manuscript: Adams, Abigail. Letter from Abigail Adams to John Adams, 4 November 1794. 1 page. Original manuscript from the Adams Family Papers, Massachusetts Historical Society.
Source of transcription: Adams Papers Editorial Project. Unverified transcription.
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