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Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 29 June 1774, "I have a great Deal of Leisure..." [electronic edition]
... him very handsomely, and he gets beforehand. Bradbury at Falmouth, they say, grows rich very fast. I was first sworn in 1758; My Life has been a continual Scaene of Fatigue, Vexation, Labour and Anxiety. I have four children. But I had a pretty Estate from my Father, I have been assisted by your Father. I have done the greatest Business in the Province. I have had the very richest Clients ...
Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 11 June 1795, "If I could take a Walk . . ." [electronic edition]
... Phila. June 11. 1795 My Dearest Friend If I could take a Walk or a Ride to N.Y. in the Evening and come here again in the Morning how clever it would be: I am somewhat disappointed in not having received a Line from you since I left you. You are not sick I hope. Mr. Jay spent last Evening with me and let me into the History of the Treaty and Negotiation, explaining his Views of ...
Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 27 February 1783, "I read in a great Writer...," letterbook copy [electronic edition]
... Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 27 February 1783, "I read in a great Writer...," letterbook copy [electronic edition] ...
Letter from Abigail Adams to John Adams, 17 June 1782, with a List of Articles wanted from Holland [electronic edition]
... Service, overpowerd the advice of his Friends: and he went to Town, before he had sufficiently recoverd his Health, where he was: only a few days, before he was seized with a pain in his Breast and Side, which terminated in a fever upon his Lungs and immediately threatned his Life. He however struggled through the fever, but is now apprehended by his phisicians and Friends to be in a Hectick ...
Letter from Abigail Adams to John Adams, 17 - 18 July 1782, with a List of Articles wanted by Mrs. Warren [electronic edition]
... I can possibly help it. I shall have no occasion to, if I can get black and white Gauze and Gauze hankerchiefs. It may not be to the Credit of my country but it is a certain fact, that no articles are so vendible or yeald a greater profit. It was with difficulty I could keep a little for my own use of what I last received. I inclosed a list of articles by the Enterprize which I wish you to ...
John Adams diary 23, 22 [i.e. 23] September - 25 October 1775 [electronic edition]
... ;c. Paine. It is the Duty of this Congress to see that the Army be supplied with Cloathing at a reasonable Rate. I am for a Committee. Qr. Mr. has his Hands full. Zubly. Would it not be best to publish Proposals in the Papers for any Man who was willing to supply the Army with Cloathing, to make his offers. Harrison. The Money ought to be advanced, in all events. Content with a Committee. R. R ...
Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 25 December 1786, "I hope . . ." [electronic edition]
... yourself however nor your Friends, but improve the opportunity to see, whatever you have an Inclination to see. I shall receive the Benefit of your Observations when We meet and with more Pleasure than I could have made them perhaps in Person. Love to the Coll and my Nabby Smith, and Compliments to all the Party. A Letter from Squire Storer is inclosed. Barnet is arrived somewhere but I have no ...
John Adams diary 16, 10 January 1771 - 28 [i.e. 27] November 1772 [electronic edition]
... says the Indian, I cant see thro that, He wont eat so much Hay -- may be He drink as much Water. -- This was sheer Wit, pure Satyre, and true Humour. Humour, Wit, and Satyr, in one very short Repartee. Kent brought with him, Utopia, or the happy Republic, a Philosophical Romance, by Sir Thos. More, translated by Bp. Burnet. There is a sensible Preface by the Translator prefixed, and some ...
Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 18 February 1783, "I am determined..." [electronic edition]
... Paris Feb. 18. 1783 My dearest Friend I am determined not to wait for an Acceptance of my Resignation, but to come home without it, provided it does not arrive in a reasonable Time. Dont think therefore of coming to Europe. If you do We Shall cross each other, and I shall arrive in America about the Same time that you may arrive in Europe. I Shall certainly return home in ...
Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 4 January 1782, "I hope . . ." [electronic edition]
... Amsterdam Jan. 4. 1782 My dearest Friend I hope, Charles is at home by this time or that he will be in a few days. I presume he sailed from Bilbao in the Cicero, with M. Major Jackson and Mr. Trumbul, one of the first days of december yet I have no certain news of his sailing at all. John is well with Mr. D. Dana at Petersbourg. I cannot tell you any News -- there are ...

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