Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 11 February 1797
Phil. Feb. 11. 1797
My Dearest Friend
I pray you to make such Arrangements, or at least to be casting in your Mind a Plan for bringing all the females you may want with you.
I cannot however Say any Thing clearly untill I know that I shall have a House. If the Congress dont find me furniture I shall have no House, untill the salary shall enable me to procure some. I will not run in Debt. A Comtee. have it under Consideration. As soon as I know I shall write you.
We begin to fear that Peace is at a distance. I am with all Affection
Cite web page as: Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 11 February 1797 [electronic edition].
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Original manuscript: Adams, John. Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 11 February 1797. 1 page. Original manuscript from the Adams Family Papers, Massachusetts Historical Society.
Source of transcription: Adams Papers Editorial Project. Unverified transcriptions.