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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 ...
Letter from Abigail Adams to John Adams, 23 December 1796, "I received by the last post..." [electronic edition]
... Feild I think would be a much more Eligible Situation than to be fastned up Hand and foot and Tongue to be shot at as our Quincy Lads do at the poor Geese and Turkies, and like the frog in the fable, sport to the Boys was death to the frogs. Since I came to Town some curious Annecdotes have to me. Judge Daws after the Election was over, went to visit the Govenour so said the G. To answer ...
Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 8 November 1783, "I have this Day . . ." [electronic edition]
... return to America with me to reflect upon them. I am in earnest. I cannot be happy, nor tolerable without you. Besides I really think one Trip across the Sea would be of Service to you and my Daughter to whom my Love. I Shall expect you constantly untill you arrive. I mourn the Loss of my Father, but it was time to expect it, from his Age. You must be melancholly and afflicted, and I hope ...
Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 27 December 1796, "I received yours of the 14..." [electronic edition]
... enough that when your Washingtons and Adams's are stowed away our dear Country will have a gay Government. I cannot help these injudicious Extreams into which People will run, nor these invidious Partialities. The Rumours of Peculation and Want of Probity as well as want of Fidelity to Trust are allarming and afflicting. My Old Friends Mifflin, McKean, Ewing, exhibit despicable and detestible ...
Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 30 June 1774, "I have had a Curiosity..." [electronic edition]
... York June 30. 1774 My Dr. I have had a Curiosity to examine what could have been the Cause of Parson Lymans Affection to the Tories. I find that in some former Years, while Hutchinson was Chief Justice, that Arch Corrupter and Deceiver lodged at the House of Dr. Lyman the Parson's Brother, and professed great Friendship for him as well as the Parson, made the Doctor a Justice ...
Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 11 June 1795, "I have received yours . . ." [electronic edition]
... Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 11 June 1795, "I have received yours . . ." [electronic edition] ...
Letter from John Adams to Abigail Smith, 11 April 1764, "The room which I thought . . ." [electronic edition]
... Letter from John Adams to Abigail Smith, 11 April 1764, "The room which I thought . . ." [electronic edition] ...
Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 11 June 1795, "If I could take a Walk . . ." [electronic edition]
... Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 11 June 1795, "If I could take a Walk . . ." [electronic edition] ...
Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 25 December 1786, "I hope . . ." [electronic edition]
... Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 25 December 1786, "I hope . . ." [electronic edition] ...
Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 18 February 1783, "I write to you..." [electronic edition]
... Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 18 February 1783, "I write to you..." [electronic edition] ...

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