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Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 16 September 1774 [electronic edition]
... , and especially the Town of Boston. It has had an excellent Effect upon every Body here. I must beg you to read that Psalm. If there was any Faith in the sortes Virgilianae, or sortes Homericae, or especially the Sortes biblicae, it would be thought providential. It will amuse your Friends to read this Letter and the 35th. Psalm to them. Read it to your Father and Mr. Wibirt.-I wonder what our Braintree ...
Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 24 January 1793 [electronic edition]
... Philadelphia Jan. 24. 1793 My dearest Friend Our good Friend General Lincoln gave me this morning your favour of the 7th which compensated in Part of my Disappointment by Mondays Post. I sett my heart on one letter a Week and as many more as you please. I cannot say that my desire of Fame increases. It has been Strong in some Parts of my Life but never so strong as my Love ...
Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 16 July 1776 [electronic edition]
... Letters, before Mr. Gerry went away this Morning, because I should have written more by him. -- I rely upon the tender Care of our Friends. Dr. Tufts and your Uncle Quincy, and my Brother will be able to visit you, and give you any Assistance. Our other Friends, I doubt not will give you every Advice, Consolation and Aid in their Power. -- I am very anxious about supplying you with Money. Spare ...
Letter from Abigail Adams to John Adams, 30 June 1783 [electronic edition]
... seem determined to act contrary to the Resolve of Congress. The Army are disbanding fast, without a six pence to bear their expenses home; and live upon the kindness of the people. The New Members chosen for Congress are our Friend Elbridge Gerry, who is gone on, Tristram Dalton your old Friend, George Partridge, Timothy Danielson, James Sullivan. I have engaged our Friend Dr. Cotton Tufts ...
Letter from Abigail Adams to John Adams, 28 April 1783, draft [electronic edition]
... See also the recipient's copy of this letter, April 28th 1783 My dearest Friend At length an opportunity offers . . . ...
Letter from Abigail Adams to John Adams, 24 July 1776 [electronic edition]
... Boston, 24 July 1776 First part of text missing. Respectfull Regards to Mr. Hancock with thanks for his very polite and generous offer and Let him know that I entertain a gratefull Sense of his kindness. My Regards to his Lady too who I hear is in thriveing circumstances. I wish they may be blessed with a fine Son. -- Mr. Winthrope deliverd me yours of July 7. Mr. Gerry is not yet ...
Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 26 December 1793 [electronic edition]
... Philadelphia. Decr. 26. 1793 My dearest Friend I have enough to do to write Apologies in Answer to Invitations to dinner and to Tea Parties: but I have long since taken the Resolution that I will not again loose myself and all my time in a wild vagary of Dissipation. As it is not in my Power to live on equal terms with the Families and Personages who exhibit so much real Hospitality ...
Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 21 October 1781 [electronic edition]
... Amsterdam Oct. 21. 1781 My dearest Friend I have not yet seen the Work from whence the inclosed Extracts were made. A set is on the Road, a Present from the Friend of Man, to me. Meantime a Friend at a Distance who has a Set has sent me these Extracts. They are worth printing in the Gazette, not to gratify the Vanity of an Individual so much as for the noble Testimony ...
Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 5 December 1792 [electronic edition]
... Philadelphia Decr 5. 1792 My dearest Friend Last night I arrived at Philadelphia in tolerable Health and found our Friends all well, I have concluded to accept of the kind offer of Mr. and Mrs. Otis and taken a bed in their House. Thomas is charmingly accommodated and is very well. This Day decides whether I shall be a Farmer or a Statesman after next March. They have been ...
Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 28 February 1780 [electronic edition]
... My dearest Friend I have sent you, two one yard of fine Cambrick, at 14 Livres an Ell, two of a coarser sort at 6 Livres an Ell. Eight India Handkerchiefs at 6 Livres each and three of another stamp at 6 Livres a Piece. These seem monstrous dear, but I could not get them cheaper. If the Marquis should make you a Visit You will treat him with all Distinction that is due to his ...

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