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Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 11 June 1795, "I have received yours . . ." [electronic edition]
... Phila June 11. 1795 My Dearest Friend I have received yours of the 10th and a Cordial it was, for I began to be fearful for your health. Louisa is a good Girl for writing such comfortable Accounts from home. I believe the Farm looks well. I am grieved for my Dear Johnny. He must go home with Us for northern Air. My Love to all. When I shall get away from the City is uncertain ...
Letter from Abigail Adams to John Adams, 17 - 18 July 1782, with a List of Articles wanted by Mrs. Warren [electronic edition]
... America, and are determined to turn a deaf Ear to that prostituted Island of Britain. If this is true, and I sincerely hope it is, I congratulate you upon the Success of your negotiations, and hope your Situation is more eligible than for the time past. If I know you are happy, it will tend to alleiviate the pains of absence. The Count de Grasse misfortune in the West Indias, we sensibly feel ...
Letter from Abigail Adams to John Adams, 17 June 1782, with a List of Articles wanted from Holland [electronic edition]
... reap the benifit, tho it is more than probable unmindfull of the hand that blessed them. Your Friends complain that you do not write to them. I say all I can in excuse, but I wish you to notice them all, and in a particular manner to continue your affectionate Regard and attachment to Portia Black and white Gauzes and Gauze hankerchiefs (the best articles imported) tapes Quality ...
Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 8 November 1783, "Yours of jany. . . ." [electronic edition]
... London November 8. 1783 My dearest Friend Yours of jany. 10 to Mr. Robbins, he shewed me this Moment and informs Me, he goes on Board on Monday. I regret that I have had no earlier Knowledge of this young Gentleman. My son and I have been here, this fortnight, and have been very civilly and obligingly treated, by some private Gentlemen. But this Government It is a fine Country ...
Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 3 July 1776, "Your Favour of June 17..." [electronic edition]
... Philadelphia July 3. 1776 Your Favour of June 17 dated at Plymouth, was handed me, by yesterdays Post. I was much pleased to find that you had taken a journey to Plymouth, to see your Friends in the long Absence of one whom you may wish to see. The Excursion will be an Amusement, and will serve your Health. How happy would it have made me to have taken this journey with you ...
Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 17 August 1782, "Your Favour arrived this Day . . ." [electronic edition]
... August 17 1782 My dearest Friend Your Favour of June 17. arrived this Day and gave me, all the tender and melancholly Feelings of which my Heart is susceptible. How shall I express my solicitude for my amiable, my venerable Friend and Brother? This World contains not a wiser or a more virtuous Man. Just now placed in a situation, too where all his great Talents and excellent ...
Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 23 July 1775, "You have more than once..." [electronic edition]
... July 23 1775 My Dear You have more than once in your Letters mentioned Dr. Franklin, and in one intimated a Desire that I should write you something concerning him. Dr. Franklin has been very constant in his Attendance on Congress from the Beginning. His Conduct has been my composed and grave and in the Opinion of many Gentlemen very reserved. He has not assumed any Thing, nor ...
John Adams diary 23, 22 [i.e. 23] September - 25 October 1775 [electronic edition]
... Influence. It is a destructive, ruinous Expedient and our People never will bear it. Under the faith that your Ports would be kept open to foreigners, People have made Contracts with foreigners. You are giving a Sanction to the Act of Parliament, and going further. Under such a Regulation We never can exist. I would export Produce to foreign W. Indies, or any where for Powder. But the Mode of ...
John Adams diary 16, 10 January 1771 - 28 [i.e. 27] November 1772 [electronic edition]
... never spent an Evening at Pitts's. What can I learn tonight. Came home and can now answer the Question. I learned nothing. The Company was agreable enough. -- Came home in great Anxiety and distress, and had a most unhappy Night -- never in more misery, in my whole Life -- God grant, I may never see such another Night. SATURDAY. FEBY. 16. Have had a pensive day. 1772. NOVR. 21 ...
Letter from John Adams to Abigail Smith, 11 April 1764, "The room which I thought . . ." [electronic edition]
... Opportunity must be embracd. Abstinence from all, but the cool and the soft, has hitherto agreed with me very well; and I have not once transgressed in a single Iota. The Medicine we have taken is far from being loathsome or painful or troublesome, as I own I expected. And if I could but enjoy my Retreat in silence and solitude, there would be nothing Wanting but Obliviscence of your Ladyship, to ...

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