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Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, [January 1799]


The Solitudinarian of high Street to his dearest Friend

If I had the Logodiarrhea, you would hear from me oftener than you do.

When Thomas leaves me, which will be some day this Week, I shall be more Solitary in my own Judgment than ever. But I must let him go to see you, both to gratify him and ease you. After he shall have been some time at Quincy I hope to hear that your health is quite established.

He seems determined to settle in Phyladelphia and will come back to this place about the time that I shall leave it. This looks unlucky and the Plague too I suppose will be almost ready to drive him away as soon as he returns.

J.A.


Cite web page as: Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 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, January 1799. 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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