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Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 24 November 1798


My Dearest Friend

From Kingston Van Tilsbury We came Yesterday 45 Miles to Markett Street. For once I have Accomplished a Journey from Quincy to High Street without one escorting Man or Horse. This was done by Invention as I will explain some other time.

I found all well and in good order and I slept soundly last night,tho the House looks to me like a Desart. I pray that you may have Slept as well as William and myself.

Governor Mifflin came in, in a terrible Lamentation that I had not given him Oppertunity to draw out all his Horse and foot, and shew me the Attachment of Philadelphia &c.

I have not a Line nor a Word from you Since Mrs. Smith left you. I am ever,

J.A.


Cite web page as: Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 24 November 1798 [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 November 1798. 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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