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Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 20 February 1779, "In the Margin are the Dates..." [electronic edition]
... Wound are too deep. You know not -- you feel not -- the dangers that surround me, nor those that may be brought upon our Country. Millions would not tempt me to write to you as I used. I have no security that every Letter I write you will not be broken open and copied and transmitted to Congress and to English News Papers. They would find no Treason nor Deceipt in them it is true, but they ...
Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 9 June 1795, "The Senate are now in Possession . . ." [electronic edition]
... yesterday in the Family Way with The President. He told me that the American Minister, at the Hague, had been very regular and intelligent in his Correspondence. The whole Family made the usual Inquiries concerning You and sent you the usual Compliments. Be very carefull, my dearest Friend, of what you say, in that Circle and City. The Times are perilous. J. A. ...
Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 29 October 1775, "There is, in the human breast..." [electronic edition]
... sometimes, leads me to expose myself to just Ridicule. New England has in many Respects the Advantage of every other Colony in America, and indeed of every other Part of the World, that I know any Thing of. 1. The People are purer English Blood, less mixed with Scotch, Irish, Dutch, French, Danish, Sweedish &c. than any other; and descended from Englishmen too who left Europe, in purer ...
Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 4 February 1794, "The Indisposition..." [electronic edition]
... Philadelphia Feb. 4. 1794 My dearest Friend The Indisposition of my ever honoured and beloved Mother gives me a very tender Anxiety. I hope she may yet get the better of her Disorder and enjoy a good share of Health. Remember me to her in the most affectionate and dutiful manner. You ask me I wish to give any Directions. I pray you not to let the good old Lady know that you ...
Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 27 February 1783, "I read in a great Writer...," letterbook copy [electronic edition]
... forthwith instilled in London. But I think the British Court will be duped by the French and will entertain that dread of me, which neither ought to entertain, but which France will inspire because She thinks I should be impartial -- so that I expect some bodyBooby will be sent, in Complaisance to two silly Courts, upon that most important of all Services. If Heaven has so decreed, I must submit ...
Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 10 February 1796, "Mr. Neckar in his Essay..." [electronic edition]
... Activity of those Interests, and to perceive in what manner the human heart is influenced, irritated and Soothed by hope. Full often are the thoughts of Men employed upon their own personal Views, when they affect most carelessly to neglect or most generously to Sacrifice them. I grant that Individuals have for their Days of parade a pompous and wonder working Language; but I affirm, that, in their ...
Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 4 February 1794, "The Mail of Yesterday..." [electronic edition]
... Philadelphia Feb. 4. 1794 My dearest Friend The Mail of Yesterday brought me, a rich Treasure of your kind Letters of the 18, 24 and 25th of January. Ice in the Rivers or some other Obstructions on the Roads have delay'd the Conveyance of some of them and occasioned their Arrival all together. Columbus and Barneveld were both written with Elegence and Spirit and the poor ...
Letter from John Adams to Abigail Smith, 11 April 1764, "This is the last Opportunity . . ." [electronic edition]
... , for the good or ill Wishes or Speeches of such Animals, as those. Amusement engages the most of my Attention. I mean that as I am necessitated to spend three or four Weeks in an Absolute Vacation of Business and study, I may not amuse myself, with such silly Trifles as Cards and Baubles altogether, but may make the very Expletives of Time, the very Diverters from Thinking, while I am under the ...
Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 27 December 1796, "I received yours of the 14..." [electronic edition]
... Philadelphia Decr. 27. 1796 My Dearest Friend I received yours of the 14 on Friday: but had no Letter on Monday. According to present Appearances, Jefferson will be Daddy Vice, and between you and me I expect you will soon see a more ample Provision made for him, that he may live in Style and not be obliged to live lodge at Taverns and ride in Stage Coaches. I See plainly ...
Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 10 September 1783, "The negotiation . . ." [electronic edition]
... Paris Septr. 10. 1783 My dearest Friend The negotiation of a Treaty of Commerce with G.B. will detain me in Europe at least till next Spring. Perhaps longer. If this Letter arrives in Season that you can come this fall, to L'Orient, Amsterdam, or London, I will hasten to receive you as soon as I hear of your arrival. Bring your Daughter, a Man & Maid Servant. Leave the Boys ...

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