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Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 24 February 1796


My Dearest Friend

We have a spell of very cold weather and some now with a present Prospect of more. You have had a fine Winter for Business and the snow still continue with you in admirable order for [illegible] sleighing and Sledding.

The Birthnight Ball was as splendid but no so elegant and as you have seen at St. James's. I came off at ten without supper. The savages press through all Decorum in such a manner that I would not go. Some ladies were in danger. But none hurt I believe.

The Spanish Treaty is arrived. But not yet laid before Us.

Mrs. W. told Mrs. Cushing at Mrs. Boudinots that the print was [sentence unfinished] .



Cite web page as: Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 24 February 1796 [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, 24 February 1796. 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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