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Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 21 January 1799


My Dearest Friend

I have been very happy, with our Thomas Since his Arrival: He runs about with his black head and blue Coat among his old Quaker Aqquaintances, who all accost him in the friendly style "Thomas how dost thee do?" He Seems inclined to Settle in Phyladelphia: but will not determine till he goes to Quincy and makes Inquiries there. I have laid before him Quincy and Phyladelphia with their Advantages and disadvantages: and shall leave the decision to his Judgment.

Judge Cushing and his Lady are here, sit in our Pew and dine with me on Sundays with the Otis's.



You must not expect to see Thomas in less than three or four Weeks. You must feast upon the Prospect and let the hope revive your Spirits and confirm your health.

Sec of state comes in.

J.A.


Cite web page as: Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 21 January 1799 [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, 21 January 1799. 2 pages. Original manuscript from the Adams Family Papers, Massachusetts Historical Society.
Source of transcription: Adams Papers Editorial Project. Unverified transcriptions.
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