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Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 9 December 1795


My dearest Friend

Before the Post departs I have only time to tell you that I arrived here last night at nine O Clock in good health. A storm the night before last Spoiled the Roads and made the Journey disagreable from N York.

I Spent two nights and one day and a half with our Children very pleasantly.

Mr. Tazewell had been made President and the Speech had been delivered. A fair Picture of our Prosperity but I could Sketch another with more shades.

I believe however from the Complexion of Men and Things that Government will be Supported and respected.

I had a curious Ride from N. York, with a curious Company. They all treated me with more Respect, than they did any Thing else.

I am yours as ever
J. A.


Cite web page as: Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 9 December 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, 9 December 1795. 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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