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Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 9 June 1795, "The Senate assembled Yesterday . . ."


My dearest Friend

The Senate assembled Yesterday at 11, twenty five Members present. The new Senators were sworn, and a Committee waited on the President who immediately sent a Message with The Treaty, which was read together with Part of a Volume of Negotiations which accompanied it.

Mr. Butler and Mr. Gren arrived last night as I hear so that We shall be very full.

I can form no Conjecture, of the time when the Senate will adjourn. The President, and Lady and Miss Nelly make many kind Enquiries concerning You and Mrs. Smith and Louisa &c. &c.

Your Curiosity I doubt not is all alive. But Mum -- Mum -- Mum.

Inclosed is a misterious Poem for your Amusement.

Yours As ever
J. A.


Cite web page as: Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 9 June 1795, "The Senate assembled Yesterday . . ." [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, 9 June 1795, "The Senate assembled Yesterday . . .". 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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