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Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 8 June 1795

My dearest Friend

Through the finest Fields of Wheat, Rye, Barley, Oats and Clover, but very indifferent Roads We arrived on Saturday all well.

The Senators to the Number of five or six and twenty are in Town and will meet in this Chamber at Eleven 0 Clock.

I can form no Judgment how long We shall sitt.

I congratulate you and all good People on the favourable decision of the Elections in New York, which indicates a Change of sentiment very desirable in that State, and of great Importance to the Union.

We are told that Adel is arrived and De Letombe and that Dudley Rider is to take the Place of Hammond.

The State of Things in Paris arising from Scarety Scarcity and from Party is gloomy, but the Particulars you will see in the Papers.

Mr. Swan was in my old Lodings but has very politely offered me the saloon as usual. He is thought here to have made a great Fortune and to be a very important Man. It is said he has been the most successfull of any Man in getting his Vessells to Port.

The Want of Bread in France and England will raise flour to 20 Dollars a Barrell -- it is now 15.

My Love to all the Family.
J A.

[Endorsement -- see page image]

Cite web page as: Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 8 June 1795 [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, 8 June 1795. 3 pages. Original manuscript from the Adams Family Papers, Massachusetts Historical Society.
Source of transcription: Adams Papers Editorial Project. Unverified transcriptions.
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