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Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 6 May 1777 [electronic edition]
... Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 6 May 1777 [electronic edition] ...
Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 2 May 1777 [electronic edition]
... May 2, 1777 We have promoted Arnold, one Step this day, for his Vigilance, Activity, and Bravery, in the late Affair at Connecticutt. -- We shall make Huntingdon a Brigadier, I hope. We shall sleep in a whole Skin for some Time I think in Philadelphia, at least untill a strong Reinforcement arrives. I want to learn, where Sir William Erskine with his Two Thousand Men, went after his ...
Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 17 May 1794 [electronic edition]
... of Land, tilth, Vineyard none; No Use of Metal, corn or wine or oil, No Occupation, all Men idle all And Women too, but innocent and pure; No Sovereignty. All Things in common nature should produce Without sweat or endeavour, Treason, Felony, Sword Pike, knife, Gun, or need of any Engine Would I not have; But nature should bring forth of its own kind, all foizon, all Abundance ...
Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 24 May 1777 [electronic edition]
... , the Troops from Canada may come round by Water. If they do, the whole Force they can make, with all the Reinforcements from Europe will do no great Things this Year. I think, our Cause will never again be in so low a state as it was last December -- then was the Crisis.There are four Men of War and four Tenders in Delaware Bay. The Roebuck, and a Fifty Gun ship, and two other Frigates ...
Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 7 May 1777 [electronic edition]
... Philadelphia May 7, 1777 We have no News here, except what We get from your Country. The Privateers act with great Spirit, and are blessed with remarkable Success. Some Merchant ships are arrived this Week from Maryland. They were first chased by Men of War, in attempting to get into Cheasapeak Bay -- they run from them and attempted Delaware Bay -- there they were chased again ...
Letter from Abigail Adams to John Adams, 22 May 1800 [electronic edition]
... Letter from Abigail Adams to John Adams, 22 May 1800 [electronic edition] ...
Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 3 May 1794 [electronic edition]
... Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 3 May 1794 [electronic edition] ...
Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 17 May 1777 [electronic edition]
... Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 17 May 1777 [electronic edition] ...
Letter from Abigail Adams to John Adams, 4 May 1796 [electronic edition]
... May 4th 1796 Quincy My Dearest Friend The first sight which saluted my eyes this morning was a fine colt. The complexion however is more like the Father than the Mother. Having wisht you Joy upon this happy event, I shall proceed from this domestick occurence to an other less important, to viz. that Cosset like wise has three ospring of the same age with Octavia. They date ...
Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 3 May 1780 [electronic edition]
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