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Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 10 February 1796, "Mr. Neckar in his Essay..." [electronic edition]
... Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 10 February 1796, "Mr. Neckar in his Essay..." [electronic edition] ...
Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 6 July 1774, "Our J. [Justice] H. [Hutchinson] is eternally giving his Political Hints..." [electronic edition]
... Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 6 July 1774, "Our J. [Justice] H. [Hutchinson] is eternally giving his Political Hints..." [electronic edition] ...
Letter from Abigail Adams to John Adams, 8 March 1778 [electronic edition]
... Draft copy of letter. The original was sent by a vessel bound for Bilbao, has not been found, was never acknowledged by JA, and therefore probably never reached him. March 8 1778 Tis a little more than 3 weeks since the dearest of Friends and tenderest of Husbands left his solitary partner, and quitted all the fond endearments of domestick felicity for the dangers of the Sea ...
Letter from Abigail Adams to John Adams, 6 - 9 May 1777 [electronic edition]
... its usual pleasures. I look round with a melancholy delight and sigh for my absent partner. I fancy I see you worn down with Cares, fatigued with Buisness, and solitary amidst a multitude. And I think it probabal before this reaches you that you may be driven from the city by our Barbarous and Hostile foes, and the City shareing the fate of Charlestown and Falmouth, Norfolk and Daunbury ...
Letter from Abigail Adams to John Adams, 15 July 1778, draft [electronic edition]
... debared this privilidge, the only one left me for my consolation in the many solitary and I may add melancholy hours which pass. I promissed myself a negative kind of happiness whenever I could hear of your safe arrival but alass I find a craveing void left akeing in my Breast, and I find myself some days especially more unhappy than I would even wish an Enemy to be. In vain do I strive to divert ...
Letter from Abigail Adams to John Adams, 27 December 1778 [electronic edition]
... Season has heretofore been Mitigated and Softned by the Social converse and participation of the Friend of my youth. How insupportable the Idea that 3000 leigues, and the vast ocean now devide us -- but devide only our persons for the Heart of my Friend is in the Bosom of his partner. More than half a score years has so rivetted it there, that the Fabrick which contains it must crumble into ...
Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 14 November 1777 [electronic edition]
... Easton, at the Forks of Delaware in Pensylvania 14 November 1777 Here I am. -- I am bound home. -- I suppose it will take me 14 days, perhaps 18 or 20, to reach Home. -- Mr. S.A. is with me. -- I am tolerably well. The American Colours are still flying at Fort Mifflin. The News on the other Side, is from a Merchant to his Partner. I am in great Haste, most affectionately ...
Letter from Abigail Adams to John Adams, 29 May 1787 [electronic edition]
... a return of some of my former complaints. The effect proved the necessity of the application. I hope you will be benifited by your journey, but the weather here is not favourable, cold and sour. I fancy it is not mended by? passing over stagnant waters and meddows. Your companion however, will I hope exhilirate your spirits by the brilliancy of his fancy. Neptune and the Naides cannot be ...
Letter from Abigail Adams to John Adams, 18 November 1798 [electronic edition]
... being one of Dr. parisioners he ventured to marry him, tho out of his own Limits and Sister Peabody was desirious of seeing her married before she returnd home. They both left me on Friday morning, and here sit Louissa and I looking at each other, and now and then wishing for little Caroline to enliven the Scene. Our pleasure was much alloyd by the Sickness of Brother Cranch and the concequent ...
Letter from Abigail Adams to John Adams, 9 October 1775 [electronic edition]
... . What though his corrective Hand hath been stretched against me; I will not murmer. Though earthly comforts are taken away I will not repine, he who gave them has surely a right to limit their duration, and has continued them to me much longer than I deserved. I might have been stripped of my children as many others have been. I might o! forbid it Heaven, I might have been left a solitary widow ...

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