My Dearest Friend
I have just received your favr. of the 11th [Abigail to John, 11 December 1794] and am surprised to see that you have been two Posts without a Letter. The Post Office must be in fault for I have written you every Week and frequently two or three times in a Week. I am and have been pretty well. I will send you the Books you ask for if I can find them.
Mr. Denison, from Nottingham in England breakfasted with me this morning as well as Mr. Storer who lodges at the same house with me. Mr. Denison brought me Letter from Mr. B. Hollis who remembers you.
The persecuted in England fly from all Parts to our American Asylum.
I am going to a female Commencement and will write you an Account of it.