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Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 15 March 1797


My Dearest Friend

The Weather is very ugly, and I have a cold, and no News arrives with any Authenticity, so that there is a kind of dull suspense. The People however are in deep meditation, and you may conjecture that my Thoughts are not idle.

I wish Brislers Wife were here. I fear I must send him home to fetch her, and what I shall do without him is a difficult Question.

Mr. Maund writes me that he has sent a Barrell of seed Oats to Boston. I am sorry for it. But if they arrive give a Bushell to my Brother, a Bushell to Josiah Bass, a Bushell to Captn. Beal and a Bushell to Mr. Black upon condition that they will sow them. Sow a Bushell for Us or French, or give our Bushell to Unkle Quincy or Dr. Tufts. Mr. Otis comes in. I am

J.A.


Cite web page as: Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 15 March 1797 [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, 15 March 1797. 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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