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January

29 November 1775 — 16 January 1776 Adams, John On Wednesday November 29. 1775. (See Journals of Congress for the Year 1775 page 272. and ... January 1776 Adams, Abigail to Warren, Mercy Otis Our Country is as it were a Secondary God, and the first and greatest parent. It is to be ... 1 January 1776 Paine, Robert Treat to Palmer, Joseph I arrived here the 28th ultimo from my journey as far as Ticonderoga, we proceeded no ... 2 January 1776 Smith, Isaac Sr. to Adams, John I wrote you sometime Ago, desireing you to inquire of the So. Carolina Gentlemen whether ... 2 January 1776 Quincy, Josiah to Adams, John A number of my Neighbours who are present, and in the Names of the rest who are absent, ... 3 January 1776 Adams, John 3 January 1776. Approval of mittimus of Moses Wayman and Samuel Webb to Plymouth jail. M-Ar: ... 3 January 1776 Adams, John ... 3 January 1776 Adams, John 3 January 1776. Resolution to have copies made of military rolls for use of the treasurer. ... 4 January 1776 Adams, John 4 January 1776. Message to House concerning the guarding of Hull and other towns. M-Ar:207, ... 4 January 1776 Adams, John to Cooper, William As some worthy Members of the Honourable House of Representatives may possibly be desirous ... 5 January 1776 Adams, John 5 January 1776. Resolution concerning mittimus of sixteen named men to Worcester jail. M-Ar: ... 5 January 1776 Adams, John 5 January 1776. Resolution to supply the Continental Army with 4,000 blankets. M-Ar:207, p. ... 5 January 1776 Paine, Robert Treat to Warren, James I wrote you Last from Hackinsack, dated Nov. 15 that I had put my trunk on board a Waggon ... 6 January 1776 Adams, John 6 January 1776. Order to Plymouth jail to release James Middleton. M-Ar:164, p. 234. ... 6 January 1776 Adams, John to Washington, George As your Excellency has asked my Opinion of General Lees Plan, as explained in his Letter of ... 6 January 1776 Adams, John 6 January 1776. Resolution directing the Receiver General to pay £8,000 to the committee for ... 7 January 1776 Washington, George to Adams, John You will excuse me for reminding you of our conversation the other Evening, when I inform'd ... 8 January 1776 Adams, John to Warren, Mercy Otis Your Friend insists upon my Writing to you, and altho I am conscious it is my Duty, being ... 10 January 1776 Adams, John 10 January 1776. Resolution ordering Frenchman's Bay committee to deliver clothing to Neal ... 11 January 1776 Adams, John The Committee of both Houses appointed to consider a Plan for fiting out one or more Armed ... 12 January 1776 Chase, Samuel to Adams, John The Business of our provincial Convention draws to a Conclusion, and the Session will end in ... 13 January 1776 Adams, John The Committee appointed to take into consideration the Letter from his excellency General ... 15 January 1776 Adams, Samuel to Adams, John Altho I have at present but little Leisure, I cannot omit writing you a few Lines by this ... 15 January 1776 Adams, John 15 January 1776. Resolution to allow the accounts of the treasurer of Barnstable county. ... 15 January 1776 Washington, George to Adams, John I am exceedingly sorry I did not know that you were in this place today. Our want of Men and ... 15 January 1776 Haven, Jason to Adams, John My Freedom in troubling you upon the Affair, which is the Subject of this Epistle, may need ... 17 January 1776 Adams, John 17 January 1776. Order to Worcester jail to release Thomas Mullin. M-Ar:164, p. 237. ... 18 January 1776 Morton, Perez to Adams, John Whereas John Hancock, Samuel Adams, John Adams, Robert Treat Paine, and Elbridge Gerry Esqrs.... 19 January 1776 Adams, John to Gelston, Samuel Pardon me for the Liberty I take in Sending a Billet to a Gentleman of your exolted Station ... 19 January 1776 Morton, Perez to Adams, John Agreable to the Direction of the inclosed Resolution, I am to acquaint you that by a joint ... 19 January 1776 Smith, Isaac Sr. to Adams, John I had wrote you several posts before my hearing you was returned. I should be very glad if ... 19 January 1776 Adams, John Resolution for raising 728 officers and men in Hampshire and Berkshire counties to go to ... 19 January 1776 Adams, John 19 January 1776. Order that blankets collected in Hampshire and Berkshire counties be ... 19 January 1776 Adams, John 19 January 1776. Resolution requesting accounts from towns of powder, lead, and flints ... 19 January 1776 Adams, John 19 January 1776. Resolution to approve choice of field officers for regiment going to Canada.... 19 January 1776 Adams, John 19 January 1776. Resolution ordering commissioners designated to erect a powder mill to do ... 19 January 1776 Adams, John The frailty of human Nature, the Wants of Individuals, and the numerous Dangers which ... 21 January 1776 Baldwin, Jeduthun to Adams, John Pleas to allow me the freedom of informing your Honour that in the year 1755 in August, I ... 22 January 1776 Heath, William to Adams, John Being informed that you begin your Journey for Philadelphia this week, I would beg to ... 23 January 1776 Palmer, Joseph to Adams, John To regulate the trade of the United Colonies, being a field of vast extent, far exceeds my ... 23 January 1776 Humanity to Adams, John Whot doth thee thenk of thes trubelsom tiems. Is thar not a caus—ye sin no dout is the ... 23 January 1776 Hayward, Lemuel to Adams, John Ever since your Arrival to the Camp my colleague Doctr. Aspinwall has been confined by a ... 24 January 1776 Judd, William to Adams, John The Debtors Confined in this Goal have Prepared a Petition to the Honourable Continental ... 24 January 1776 Adams, John 24 January 1776. Resolution approving an order that bills of credit be delivered to the ... 24 January 1776 Adams, John 24 January 1776. Resolution approving appointment of a committee to call in misprinted bills ... 24 January 1776 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I am determined not to commit a fault which escaped me, the last Time I sat out for the ... 24 January 1776 Adams, John Began my Journey to Phildelphia, dined at Colonel Mifflins at Cambridge with G. Washington, ... 25 January 1776 Adams, John About 10 Mr. Gerry called me, and we rode to Framingham, where We dined. Coll. Buckminster ... 26 January 1776 Adams, John Stopped at Sternes's Stearns's in Worcester, and dined with Mr. Lincoln at Mr. Jonathan ... 28 January 1776 Adams, John Mr. Upham informs that this Town of Brookfield abounds with a Stone, out of which Allum, ... 29 January 1776 Adams, John Rode to Springfield, dined at Scotts. Heard that the Cannon at Kingsbridge in N. York were ... 31 January 1776 Warren, James to Adams, John I am Extreamly hurried this morning, and therefore have only time to Express my wishes for ...

February

February 1776 Adams, John Any Goods or Commodities, except Staves for Sale, may be exported, from the united Colonies ... February 1776 Adams, John 3. Jer. 12. Go proclaim these Words towards the North. Return thou backsliding Israel and I ... February 1776 Adams, John Resolved that the Committee of Secret Correspondence be directed to lay their Letters before ... February 1776 Adams, John Mem. ... February 1776 Adams, John Wednesday Feb. 28. 1776. The Committee to whom the Letters from General Lee &c. were ... 7 February 1776 Warren, Mercy Otis to Adams, Abigail Just Come to hand is A Letter from my very Worthy Friend who I suppose is by this time ... 9 February 1776 Adams, John On the 9th. of Feb. 1776 The day on which Mr. Gerry and I took our Seats for this Year, ... 11 February 1776 Adams, John to Warren, James Mr. Archibald Buchannan, and Mr. Walter Tolley both of Maryland, and hearty Friends of ... 11 February 1776 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail Here I am again. Arrived last Thursday, in good Health, altho I had a cold Journey. The ... 13 February 1776 Adams, John to Trumbull, John I take this opportunity by Mr. Romain to write you one Line more for the sake of reminding ... 13 February 1776 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail Lee is at York, and We have requested a Battalion of Philadelphian Associators, together ... 14 February 1776 Adams, John to Warren, James I Shall inclose to a Lady of my Acquaintance all the News Papers which have been printed in ... 14 February 1776 Ward, Joseph to Adams, John We hoped to have the pleasure of seeing you again in Camp before you set out for ... 14 February 1776 Adams, John On the 14th. of Feb. 1776 sundry Letters from General Schuyler, General Wooster and General ... 15 February 1776 Adams, John On the 15th of Feb. 1776. Sundry other Letters from General Lee, General Schuyler and ... 16 February 1776 Adams, John Fryday Feb. 16. 1776. Agreable to the order of the day, the Congress resolved itself into a ... 16 February 1776 Adams, John Cant we oblige B. to keep a Navy on foot the Expence of which will be double to what they ... 17 February 1776 Adams, John Saturday Feb. 17. 1776. The Committee to whom the Letters from Generals Arnold, Wooster, ... 18 February 1776 Adams, John to Crafts, Thomas Jr. Since my arrival in this City and not before, I received your Favour of December the ... 18 February 1776 Adams, John to Heath, William Your Favour of January 22d. never reached me, untill my arrival at this City. ... 18 February 1776 Adams, John to Warren, James We have at last hit upon a Plan which promises fair for Success. ... 18 February 1776 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I sent you from New York a Pamphlet intituled Common Sense, written in Vindication of ... 19 February 1776 — 24 February 1776 Palmer, Joseph to Adams, John Your Family were pretty well yesterday; also Mr. Cranches and mine; N Q has a bad cold. I ... 19 February 1776 Morgan, John to Adams, John On my Arrival at Cambridge Mr. Craigie waited on me and sollicited my appointing of him ... 19 February 1776 Adams, John to Lee, Charles The Congress have seen such a Necessity of an able Commander in Canada, as to destine you to ... 19 February 1776 Adams, John On Monday Feb. 19. 1776 Congress attended an Oration in honour of General Montgomery, and ... 20 February 1776 — 21 February 1776 Adams, John OnTuesday Feb. 20. 1776. and on Wednesday Feb. 21. Means were contrived to elude the ... 21 February 1776 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John Tis a month this day since you left me, and this is the first time I have taken my pen to ... 22 February 1776 Adams, John Thursday Feb. 22. 1776. Two Letters from General Washington, were referred to a Committee of ... 23 February 1776 Adams, John Fryday Feb. 23. 1776. Resolved that Congress will on Monday next resolve itself into a ... 23 February 1776 Adams, John Resolved, That it be recommended to the several Assemblies, Conventions, Councils or ... 26 February 1776 Adams, John Monday Feb. 26. 1776 arrived, and a Letter from General Lee, was referred to Mr. McKean, Mr. ... 27 February 1776 Adams, John On Tuesday Feb. 27. 1776. The order of the day was renewed, but nothing done. ... 29 February 1776 Smith, Isaac Sr. to Adams, John I wrote you One or two letters not knowing of your being coming home all that time. We have ... 29 February 1776 Tudor, William to Adams, John We have Nothing here sufficiently important to communicate, As it is hardly worthwhile to ...

March

March 1776 Adams, John Fryday March 15. 1776. Congress resolved itself into a Committee of the whole to take into ... 1 March 1776 Adams, John How is the Interest of France and Spain affected, by the dispute between B. and the ... 1 March 1776 — 4 March 1776 Adams, John Fryday March 1. 1776. Resolved that this Congress will tomorrow resolve itself into a ... 2 March 1776 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John I was greatly rejoiced at the return of your servant to find you had safely arrived, and ... 2 March 1776 Boudinot, Elisha to Adams, John I must beg the Liberty of introducing to your acquaintance, Capt. Harry G. Livingston of New ... 4 March 1776 Adams, John Resentment is a Passion, implanted by Nature for the Preservation of the Individual. Injury ... 4 March 1776 Frye, Joseph to Adams, John Capt. Gordon Hutchins the bearer hereof, being a Man of Experience in Military Service, the ... 5 March 1776 Adams, John Tuesday March 5. 1776. Congress resolved itself into a Committee of the whole to take into ... 6 March 1776 Adams, John Wednesday March 6. 1776. A Letter from General Washington of the 26. of Feb. was read. ... 7 March 1776 Adams, John Thursday March 7. 1776. The order of the day was renewed. ... 7 March 1776 Adams, John to Thomas, John The Congress, have determined to send you to Canada. They have advanced you one Step, by ... 7 March 1776 Warren, James to Adams, John I have been very much Indisposed for the greater part of the Time since you left us. I have ... 8 March 1776 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail Yesterday by Major Osgood I had the Pleasure of a Letter from Mr. Palmer, in which he kindly ... 8 March 1776 Adams, John Resolved, That the gentlemen who are appointed to go into Canada, be desired to enquire into ... 8 March 1776 Adams, John Fryday March 8. No order of the day. The Committee to whom the Letters from Generals ... 8 March 1776 Gates, Horatio to Adams, John Monday Night Two Thousand men under the Command of Brigadier General Thomas took possession ... 9 March 1776 Adams, John Saturday March 9. 1776. The Committee appointed to prepare Instructions for the ... 10 March 1776 Warren, Mercy Otis to Adams, John As your time is so Much Devoted to the Service of the publick that you have Little Leasure ... 11 March 1776 Adams, John Monday March 11. 1776. Congress took into Consideration the Instructions to the ... 12 March 1776 Adams, John Tuesday March 12. 1776. Postponed again. ... 13 March 1776 Adams, John Wednesday March 13. 1776. Although the System had been so long pursued to postpone all the ... 14 March 1776 Ward, Joseph to Adams, John The 2 instant at night we began a cannonade and bombardment upon the Enemy, and continued it ... 14 March 1776 Adams, John Thursday March 14. 1776. The State of the Country so obviously called for independent ... 15 March 1776 — 19 March 1776 Sullivan, John to Adams, John Your very Acceptable Favour of the 7th Instant Came to hand this Day. You could not have ... 16 March 1776 — 17 March 1776 Adams, John Saturday March 16 1776. Mr. W. Livingston brought in a Proclamation for a Fast on the 17th ... 16 March 1776 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John I last Evening Received yours of March 8. I must confess my self in fault that I did not ... 17 March 1776 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail Our worthy Friend Frank Dana arrived here last Evening from N. York, to which Place he came ... 19 March 1776 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail Yesterday I had the long expected and much wish'd Pleasure of a Letter from you, of various ... 19 March 1776 Adams, John Tuesday March 19. The order of the Day again. Mr. Harrison reported that the Committee have ... 20 March 1776 Adams, John You are, with all convenient despatch, to repair to Canada, and make known to the people of ... 20 March 1776 Adams, John Wednesday March 20. 1776. Congress resumed the Consideration of the Instruction and ... 21 March 1776 Adams, John to Warren, James I have not received more than one Letter from you since I left you and that was a very Short ... 21 March 1776 Adams, John Thursday March 21. 1776. There are three Resolutions, which I claim ... 22 March 1776 Adams, John Fryday March 22. 1776. Congress took into Consideration the Declaration brought in by the ... 22 March 1776 Smith, Isaac Sr. to Adams, John You will by this itts likely have heard, of the departure of the Troops from Boston. I went ... 23 March 1776 Adams, John to Gates, Horatio I had the Pleasure, a few days ago, of your Favour of 8th. Instant, for which I esteem ... 23 March 1776 Ward, Joseph to Adams, John The 17th Instant the Pirates all abandoned their Works in Boston and Charlestown and went on ... 23 March 1776 Adams, John Saturday March 23. 1776. The Congress resumed the Consideration of the Declaration, which ... 25 March 1776 Trumbull, Jonathan to Adams, John Two accounts of loss by hostilities committed by the Ministerial Navy, which came to hand ... 25 March 1776 Adams, John On Monday the 25 of March 1776 I made a Motion and laid it in Writing on the Table in these ... 26 March 1776 Adams, John Tuesday March 26, 1776. Congress were informed of the Death of Governor Ward and on ... 27 March 1776 Adams, John to Hooper, William The Subject, on which you was pleased to request my Sentiments, is of infinite Importance to ... 27 March 1776 Smith, Isaac Sr. to Adams, John Sir I wrote you by last, to which refer you. I beleive the brigantine of Mr. Gearey is ... 27 March 1776 Adams, John Wednesday March 27 1776 they attended his Funeral in mourning for a Month. In this Gentleman ... 27 March 1776 Adams, John to Penn, John If I was possess'd of Abilities equal to the great Task you have imposed upon me, which is ... 28 March 1776 Adams, John Thursday March 28. 1776 a Multitude of details but no Committee of the whole house. ... 28 March 1776 Baldwin, Jeduthun to Adams, John This acknowledges the favour of your Letter dated Feby 18th. which I received March 15th the ... 29 March 1776 Adams, John to Warren, James Since the joyfull News of the Reduction of Boston by the Forces of the united Colonies, my ... 29 March 1776 Adams, John Friday March 29. 1776. More Trifles but no Committee of the whole. ... 29 March 1776 Adams, John to Tufts, Cotton We are impatiently waiting for Intelligence of further Particulars from Boston. We have only ... 29 March 1776 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I give you Joy of Boston and Charlestown, once more the Habitations of Americans. Am waiting ... 30 March 1776 — 3 April 1776 Warren, James to Adams, John When I wrote you last I was at Plymouth sick, and Confined. I did not return to this place ... 30 March 1776 Adams, John to Quincy, Norton The Acquisition of Boston, and its Harbour is of such vast Importance to the Province of ... 30 March 1776 Adams, John Saturday March 30. 1776. Ditto. ... 31 March 1776 Hughes, Hugh to Adams, John Your Favour by 'the reputed Author of Common Sense' I have not yet answered, as I was not ... 31 March 1776 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John I wish you would ever write me a Letter half as long as I write you; and tell me if you may ...

April

30 March 1776 — 3 April 1776 Warren, James to Adams, John When I wrote you last I was at Plymouth sick, and Confined. I did not return to this place ... April 1776 Adams, John Coll. Whipple lodges at Mrs. in Walnut Street. ... April 1776 Adams, John If I was equal to the task of forming a plan for the government of a colony, I should be ... April 1776 Winthrop, John to Adams, John I wrote you the 5th instant by my son William who was going to Philadelphia; but as he was ... 1 April 1776 Adams, John to Washington, George The Bearer of this Letter Francis Dana Esqr. of Cambridge, is a Gentleman of Family, Fortune ... 1 April 1776 Adams, John Monday April 1st. A Measure of Great Importance was adopted—a Treasury Office with an ... 2 April 1776 Adams, John to Palmer, Joseph This will go by my worthy Brother Dana who, is returned, as he went a very good Whigg and ... 2 April 1776 Hancock, John to Washington, George It gives me the most sensible Pleasure to convey to you, by Order of Congress, the only ... 2 April 1776 Adams, John April 2. 1776. The Committee appointed to prepare a Letter of Thanks to General Washington, ... 3 April 1776 Ward, Joseph to Adams, John As the Ships of War now building in this and other Colonies for the Continental Service, ... 3 April 1776 Continental Congress, Massachusetts delegates to Massachusetts Council The Congress being Inform'd by a Letter from Genl. Washington, that two Thousand of the ... 3 April 1776 Adams, John to Warren, James As foreign Affairs become every day more interesting to Us no Pains should be spared to ... 3 April 1776 Adams, John April 3. 1776 great Things were done. The Naval System made great Progress. ... 3 April 1776 Warren, Mercy Otis to Adams, John The sudden departure of the plunderers of Boston and the removal of the Continental troops ... 4 April 1776 Adams, Peter Boylston to Adams, John So far Sincable of my duty to Comply with your Dissier to write to you I now Take my pen in ... 4 April 1776 Adams, John April 4. 1776. We did great Things again. ... 5 April 1776 Adams, John April 5. 1776. Good Fryday. ... 5 April 1776 Winthrop, John to Adams, John I cannot omit so good an opportunity as now offers, of paying my respects to you. Nothing ... 6 April 1776 Adams, John April 6. 1776. Congress resumed the consideration of the Report, from the Committee of the ... 6 April 1776 Smith, Isaac Sr. to Adams, John I wrote you a post or two Ago, of being informd Mr. Gearey had wrote his brother to procure ... 6 April 1776 Sergeant, Jonathan Dickinson to Adams, John I arrived here last Evening in a very indifferent State of Health and shall return or not ... 7 April 1776 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John I Received two Letters from you this week one of the 13 and the other the 19 of March. I ... 9 April 1776 Adams, John Tuesday April 9th. 1776. No Committee of the whole. ... 10 April 1776 Adams, John Wednesday April 10. 1776. Resolved that the Letters from General Washington be referred to a ... 11 April 1776 Adams, John April 11. 1776. Resolved that a Committee of three be appointed to enquire into the Truth of ... 11 April 1776 — 12 April 1776 Sergeant, Jonathan Dickinson to Adams, John Your late worthy Governor Hutchinson used to mark some of his Letters confidential. You will ... 12 April 1776 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail Inclose a few Sheets of Paper, and will send more as fast as Opportunities present. ... 12 April 1776 Adams, John to Palmer, Joseph We begin to make some little Figure here in the Naval Way. Captn. Barry was fitted out here ... 12 April 1776 Adams, John to Tudor, William I wish you Joy, sir, of your new Abode. I hope you found, the Houses, Wharves &c. &c., in ... 12 April 1776 Adams, John April 12th. 1776. No Committee of the whole. ... 13 April 1776 Adams, Abigail to Warren, Mercy Otis I Received a few lines from you more than a week ago, and determined to have replied ... 13 April 1776 — 15 April 1776 Adams, John April 13. 1776. No Committee of the whole. April 15. No Committee of the whole. ... 14 April 1776 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John I have misst my Good Friend Col. Warren from Watertown in the conveyance of my Letters; you ... 14 April 1776 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail You justly complain of my short Letters, but the critical State of Things and the ... 15 April 1776 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I send you every News Paper, that comes out, and I send you now and then a few sheets of ... 15 April 1776 Adams, John to Heath, William Altho I never had the Pleasure and the Honour of so intimate an Acquaintance with you as I ... 16 April 1776 Smith, Isaac Sr. to Adams, John Yours of the 4t. Instant, I have received which I received by Via Watertown but As the post ... 16 April 1776 Adams, John to Warren, Mercy Otis Not untill Yesterdays Post, did your agreable Favour of March the Tenth, come to my Hands. ... 16 April 1776 Adams, John to Warren, James I agree with you, in yours of the 30 March, in opinion that five Regiments are too Small a ... 16 April 1776 Adams, John Tuesday April 16. 1776. Whereas Information has been this day laid before Congress, from ... 17 April 1776 Warren, Mercy Otis to Adams, Abigail If my dear friend Required only a very Long Letter to make it agreable I Could Easily ... 17 April 1776 — 18 April 1776 Adams, John Wednesday April 17. 1776. Thursday April 18. No Committee of the whole. ... 17 April 1776 Penn, John to Adams, John After a Tedious Journey, (occasion by bad roads and wet weather I arrived here in good ... 18 April 1776 Chase, Samuel to Adams, John I left Saratoga last Tuesday and arrived at this place the same afternoon. I expected to ... 18 April 1776 Adams, John to Adams, John Quincy I thank you for your agreable Letter of the Twenty fourth of March. ... 18 April 1776 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail (daughter of JA and AA) I cannot recollect the tenderness and dutiful affection you expressed for me, just before my ... 18 April 1776 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John I cannot omit so good an opportunity as offers by Mr. Church of telling you that we are all ... 19 April 1776 Adams, John Fryday April 19. Resolved that a Committee of seven be appointed to examine and ascertain ... 20 April 1776 Baldwin, Jeduthun to Adams, John Soon after I came to this place I took the freedom to write you. I once more ask leave to ... 20 April 1776 Adams, John to Warren, James Last Evening, a Letter was received, by a Friend of yours, from Mr. John Penn, one of the ... 21 April 1776 Chase, Samuel to Adams, John I left Fort George on last Fryday afternoon and arrived at this place yesday Evening. I have ... 21 April 1776 Tudor, William to Adams, John I arriv'd in this City last Monday 15th. Instant. I left Boston with much Regret, not so ... 21 April 1776 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John I have to acknowledg the Recept of a very few lines dated the 12 of April. You make no ... 22 April 1776 Adams, John to Warren, James The Management of so complicated and mighty a Machine, as the United Colonies, requires the ... 22 April 1776 Adams, John Monday April 22. 1776. A Letter from the Canada Commissioners, one from General Washington ... 22 April 1776 Smith, Isaac Sr. to Adams, John I wrote you, by last Weeks post, and am confirmd in my Opinion As to what I wrote you, with ... 22 April 1776 Cooper, Samuel to Adams, John I wrote last Thursday Morning by the Post to our Friend Mr. S. Adams—to which I refer you on ... 23 April 1776 Gates, Horatio to Adams, John Your Excellent Letter of the 23d: of March, and one by Mr. Dana, are now before me. How any ... 23 April 1776 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail This is St. Georges Day, a Festival celebrated by the English, as Saint Patricks is by the ... 23 April 1776 Adams, John Tuesday April 23. 1776. The Committee to whom the Letters from General Washington, General ... 24 April 1776 Adams, John Wednesday April 24. Thomas Heywood Heyward Junr. Esqr. a new Member from Carolina, and an ... 24 April 1776 Kent, Benjamin to Adams, John When I had the last pleasure of your company at Watertown I told you, I would write you when ... 24 April 1776 Adams, John to Tudor, William Your Favour by Mr. Palfrey, I received this Evening, and it was the more agreable because it ... 25 April 1776 Adams, John Thursday April 25. 1776. Two Letters from General Washington of the 22 and 23 were referred ... 26 April 1776 — 27 April 1776 Adams, John Fryday April 26. Postponed. Saturday April 27. Ditto. ... 26 April 1776 Tufts, Cotton to Adams, John Soon after the Removal of our Enemies from Boston, I sat myself down to write You the ... 27 April 1776 Adams, Abigail to Warren, Mercy Otis I set myself down to comply with my Friends request, who I think seem's rather low spiritted.... 27 April 1776 Adams, John to Gates, Horatio Your Favour of the Twenty third, I received Yesterday, and it put me into a good Humour, the ... 28 April 1776 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail Yesterday, I received two Letters from you from the 7th. to the 14. of April. I believe I ... 28 April 1776 Adams, John to Penn, John This Morning I had the Pleasure of receiving yours of April 17th: for which I think myself ... 28 April 1776 Chase, Samuel to Adams, John I left Ticonderoga last Wesdnesday and arrived at this Fort yesday afternoon. Our Troops ... 29 April 1776 Adams, John to Otis, Col. James As the day of the general election draws nigh, I think it my duty to express my grateful ... 29 April 1776 Adams, John Monday April 29 1776. Congress resumed the Consideration of the Report of the Committee on ... 30 April 1776 Greenleaf, Joseph to Adams, John It gives me no pleasure to meddle with departments not my own. But necessity is laid upon me ... 30 April 1776 — 1 May 1776 Warren, James to Adams, John Were I as Ceremonious as I suppose the Ladies will be about their Tea visits, after the late ... 30 April 1776 Adams, John Tuesday April 30. 1776. Congress took into Consideration the Report of the Committee on ... 30 April 1776 Greenleaf, Benjamin to Warren, James The Letter from which the Extract that accompanies this was taken, you may consider, as ...

May

30 April 1776 — 1 May 1776 Warren, James to Adams, John Were I as Ceremonious as I suppose the Ladies will be about their Tea visits, after the late ... 1 May 1776 Gordon, William to Adams, John It is almost too late to congratulate you upon our regaining Boston; but I may give you joy ... 1 May 1776 Bulloch, Archibald to Adams, John As a Multiplicity of public Business prevents my revisiting Philadelphia, I have embraced an ... 1 May 1776 Stearns, William to Adams, John The Necessity of the present address must be my apology for making it. I am engaged as ... 2 May 1776 Adams, John Thursday May 2. 1776. Congress resumed the Consideration of the Report of the Committee on ... 3 May 1776 Adams, John Fryday May 3. 1776. A Petition from Peter Simon was presented to Congress and read. Ordered ... 4 May 1776 Gates, Horatio to Adams, John Your Favour of the 27th: of April was put into my hands by Colonel Clinton, we had much ... 4 May 1776 Sullivan, John to Adams, John I had the pleasure of receiving your agreeable favour of the 15th ultimo. I Delayed ... 4 May 1776 Tudor, William to Adams, John I was much oblig'd by the little Essay you sent me and more so by the Letter which ... 4 May 1776 — 8 May 1776 Smith, Isaac Sr. to Adams, John I suppose there were some dispatches went off yesterday to your body respecting the late ... 5 May 1776 Ward, Joseph to Adams, John I have the honour of your Favour of the sixteenth of April. You observe, Sir, very justly, ... 6 May 1776 Adams, John Monday May 6. 1776. Congress resumed the Consideration of the Report on General Washingtons ... 6 May 1776 Adams, John to Winthrop, John Your Letter by your son I have not received, but I hope to have that Pleasure soon together ... 7 May 1776 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John How many are the solitary hours I spend, ruminating upon the past, and anticipating the ... 8 May 1776 — 9 May 1776 Warren, James to Adams, John Since my last we have the formidable Accounts of the Exertion of the powers and Malice of ... 8 May 1776 Adams, Abigail to Warren, Mercy Otis Mr. Morton has given me great pleasure this morning by acquainting me with the appointment ... 8 May 1776 Adams, John Wednesday May 8. 1776. The Instructions from the Naval Committee to Commodore Hopkins being ... 9 May 1776 Sullivan, James to Adams, John To intrude on one who in the greatest Political Tempest is Tyed to the helm of the Mighty ... 9 May 1776 — 10 May 1776 Massachusetts General Court to Continental Congress, Massachusetts delegates Inclosed you have an Account of Powder supplyed the Army lately before Boston, by this ... 9 May 1776 Adams, John Thursday May 9. 1776. A Committee of the whole:—Mr. Harrison reported a Resolution, which he ... 9 May 1776 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John I this day Received yours of the 20 of April accompanied with a Letter upon Goverment. Upon ... 10 May 1776 Adams, John Fryday May 10. 1776. Congress resumed the Consideration of the Resolution reported from the ... 11 May 1776 Adams, John Saturday May 11. 1776. A Petition from John Jacobs in behalf of himself and others was ... 12 May 1776 Adams, John to Warren, James Yours of Ap. 30. was handed me yesterday. My Writing So seldom to you, proceeds from ... 12 May 1776 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail Yours of April 21. came to Hand yesterday. I send you regularly every Newspaper, and write ... 12 May 1776 Adams, John to Winthrop, John I am favoured with yours by your son, who has arrived here in good Health. I wish he may be ... 13 May 1776 — 15 May 1776 Adams, John Mr. Duane moves that the Delegation from N. York might be read. ... 13 May 1776 Adams, John Monday May 13. 1776. Sundry Petitions were presented to Congress and read, viz. one from Dr. ... 14 May 1776 Smith, Isaac Sr. to Adams, John I received last post a letter from Mr. Morris with referance to the fish I wrote to you ... 14 May 1776 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John I set down to write you a Letter wholy Domestick without one word of politicks or any thing ... 14 May 1776 Adams, John Tuesday May 14. 1776. A Letter of the 11th. from General Washington inclosing sundry Papers; ... 15 May 1776 Adams, John Whereas his Britannic Majesty, in conjunction with the lords and commons of Great Britain, ... 15 May 1776 Adams, John to Warren, James This Day the Congress has passed the most important Resolution, that ever was taken in ... 15 May 1776 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail Mr. Church setts off, tomorrow Morning. I have sent this Morning by Mr. William Winthrop, ... 15 May 1776 Adams, John On Wednesday May 15. 1776 reported the following which was agreed to ... 16 May 1776 — 20 May 1776 Devens, Richard to Adams, John Yesterday I was honoured with yours of April 29. It gives me much pleasure that any ... 16 May 1776 Knox, Henry to Adams, John I did myself the honor to address you sometime ago and soon after it I sat out upon a ... 16 May 1776 Adams, John May 16. 1776. Thursday. The following Letters were laid before Congress and read. One of the ... 17 May 1776 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I have this Morning heard Mr. Duffil upon the Signs of the Times. He run a Parrallell ... 18 May 1776 Lee, Richard to Adams, John Inclosed you have a printed Resolve which passed our Convention to the infinite joy of our ... 18 May 1776 Adams, John to Warren, James Yours of 8 May received this Morning, and am as I ever have been much of your Opinion that ... 20 May 1776 Hichborn, Benjamin to Adams, John I have felt a degree of Criminality in my long Silence, which has given me many uneasy ... 20 May 1776 Parsons, Samuel Holden to Adams, John Our former Acquaintance contracted in early Life, and under Circumstances which Experience ... 20 May 1776 Sergeant, Jonathan Dickinson to Adams, John I wrote You soon after I arrived here a Letter which I hope You received; but which you have ... 20 May 1776 Adams, John Monday. May. 20. 1776. Lyman Hall and Button Gwinnet appear as Delegates from Georgia: both ... 20 May 1776 Cushing, William to Adams, John Amidst the trouble of our times, I have pleasure in the thought of your being on the bench ... 20 May 1776 Cooper, Samuel to Adams, John By the last Post I received your's of May 6th. and am not troubled at your Acceptance of the ... 20 May 1776 Adams, John to Warren, James Every Post and every Day rolls in upon Us Independance like a Torrent. The Delegates from ... 20 May 1776 Henry, Patrick to Adams, John Your Favor with the pamphlet came safe to hand. I am Exceedingly obliged to you for it, and ... 21 May 1776 Adams, John Tuesday May 21. 1776. Three Letters from General Washington, inclosing Letters and Papers of ... 21 May 1776 Adams, John 13. Resolved that the Commissioners in Canada and General Schuyler be informed that We ... 22 May 1776 Smith, Isaac Sr. to Adams, John Your esteemed favors of the 29th. Ulto. and 6th Inst. now before and in Answer say I shall ... 22 May 1776 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail When a Man is seated, in the Midst of forty People some of whom are talking, and others ... 23 May 1776 Adams, John Thursday May 23 1776. Resolved That a Committee of five be appointed to confer with General ... 24 May 1776 Adams, John Fryday May 24. 1776. The Committee appointed to confer with his Excellency General ... 25 May 1776 Adams, John Saturday May 25. 1776. Resolved that a Committee be appointed to confer with his Excellency ... 26 May 1776 Greene, Nathanael to Adams, John The peculiar situation of American affairs renders it necessary to adopt every measure that ... 26 May 1776 Kent, Benjamin to Adams, John I have written upon Politics, to your Names Sake, upon the grand affair of a Declaration of ... 26 May 1776 Adams, John to Sullivan, James Your Favours of May 9th. and 17th. are now before me; and I consider them as the ... 27 May 1776 Adams, John Monday May 27. 1776. Agreable to order, the Indians were admitted to an Audience. ... 27 May 1776 Warren, Mercy Otis to Adams, Abigail My dear Mrs. Adams will undoubtedly Wonder that she has not heard from me since I Left ... 27 May 1776 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John What can be the reason I have not heard from you since the 20 of April, and now tis the 27 ... 27 May 1776 Cooper, Samuel to Adams, John I find by your Letter of 16th. Instant that you had no Expectation of the disagreable News ... 27 May 1776 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I have three of your Favours, before me—one of May 7., another of May 9. and a third of May ... 29 May 1776 Adams, John to Hichborn, Benjamin Your agreable Favour of 20th. May, was handed me Yesterday and it gave me much Pleasure on ... 29 May 1776 Hughes, Hugh to Adams, John I have the Pleasure to acquaint you that our Citizens had a Meeting on Monday Evening last, ... 29 May 1776 Adams, John Wednesday May 29. 1776. The Committee appointed to confer with the Generals brought in a ... 30 May 1776 Adams, John Thursday May 30. 1776. Congress took into Consideration the Report of the Committee ... 30 May 1776 Adams, John to Cooper, Samuel Yours of the 20th. was handed me by the last Post. I congratulate you upon the first modern ... 31 May 1776 Adams, John Fryday May 31. The Committee of Conference brought in a farther report which was read. ...

June

1 June 1776 Adams, John to Smith, Isaac Sr. Your favours of May 14. and 22d. are now before me. The first I shewed to Mr. Morris, as ... 1 June 1776 Winthrop, John to Adams, John I wrote you last week acknowledging the receit of your favor of May 6. Since that, have had ... 1 June 1776 Adams, John Saturday June 1. 1776. Colonel Joseph Read resigned his Office of Secretary to General ... 2 June 1776 Greene, Nathanael to Adams, John I have just receivd your favor of the 26th of May in answer to mine of the 24th. You must ... 2 June 1776 Warren, James to Adams, John I Received yours of the 20th. of May with the pamphlets Inclosed. I am much Obliged to you ... 2 June 1776 Adams, John to Knox, Henry Your esteemed Favour of the 16 of May, came to my Hand a few Days ago. ... 2 June 1776 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail Yesterday I dined with Captain Richards, the Gentleman who made me the present of the brass ... 3 June 1776 Adams, John Monday June 3. 1776 Committee of the whole. Mr. Harrison reported sundry resolutions. Leave ... 3 June 1776 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John I received by Mr. Church a few lines from you; I wish to hear from you every opportunity tho ... 3 June 1776 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail The last Evening, Mess. Adams, Paine and Gerry and my self, by Agreement waited on the ... 3 June 1776 Adams, John to Henry, Patrick I had this Morning the Pleasure of yours of 20 May. The little Pamphlet you mention is ... 3 June 1776 Parsons, Samuel Holden to Adams, John Your favor of the 26th. Ultimo I duly received. I am fully of I Opinion with you that the ... 4 June 1776 Adams, John to Hughes, Hugh Yours of May 29. came safe to Hand, and am much pleased to find that your Citizens have ... 4 June 1776 Adams, John to Lee, Richard Your Favour of 18 May, inclosing the momentous Resolution of your wise and patriotic ... 4 June 1776 Adams, John Tuesday June 4th. 1776. Committee of the whole. Mr. Harrison reported more resolutions. ... 5 June 1776 Warren, James to Adams, John The Inclosed Letter was sealed to go by the last Post, but I Unluckily missed it. I have now ... 5 June 1776 Adams, John Wednesday June 5th. 1776. Congress took into Consideration the report of the Committee of ... 6 June 1776 Massachusetts General Court to Continental Congress, Massachusetts delegates At the same time that we think Ourselves obliged to acknowledge the vigilance and care of ... 7 June 1776 Adams, John Fryday June 7th. 1776. Certain Resolutions respecting Independency being moved and seconded. ... 7 June 1776 Adams, John The Committee to whom was referred the Letter from Eseck Hopkins Commodore of the ... 8 June 1776 Gamelin, P. to Delisle, Chabrand Quoi que privé de vos belles lettres, mon Epouse ma donné de Vos nouvelles et m'a appris la ... 8 June 1776 Gamelin, P. to Delisle, Chabrand Although I have been deprived of your fine letters, my wife has given me news of you and has ... 8 June 1776 Adams, John Saturday June 8. 1776. Resolved that the Resolutions respecting Independency be referred to ... 9 June 1776 Adams, John to Warren, James I shall address this to you as Speaker, but you may be Councillor, or Governor, or Judge, or ... 9 June 1776 Adams, John to Cushing, William I had, yesterday, the Honour of your Letter of the 20th. of May, and I read it, with all ... 9 June 1776 Adams, John to Cooper, Samuel Yours of 27. May, received yesterday. I did not expect that our Army would have raised the ... 9 June 1776 Adams, Zabdiel to Adams, John Having a very Convenient opportunity of Conveying a Line to you, by the Revd. Mr. Whitney ... 10 June 1776 Adams, John Monday June 10. 1776. Committee of the whole. Mr. Harrison reported a Resolution. The ... 11 June 1776 Adams, John June 11. 1776. Tuesday. Resolved that a Committee of three be appointed to consider of a ... 12 June 1776 Adams, John to Lowell, John Yesterdays Post brought me a Newspaper of the 3d. Instant, containing a List of your House, ... 12 June 1776 Adams, John to Sewall, David In the Boston Gazette of the 3d. Instant, I have the Pleasure to see your Name among the ... 12 June 1776 Adams, John Wednesday June 12. 1776. Resolved that the Committee to prepare and digest the form of a ... 12 June 1776 Adams, John to Dana, Francis In the Lists of the House and Board, I was as much pleased to find your Name among the ... 12 June 1776 Adams, John to Angier, Oakes It was with great Pleasure, and perhaps some little Mixture of Pride, that I read your Name ... 12 June 1776 — 11 November 1777 Adams, John On Wednesday June 12. 1776 Congress resolved, That a Committee of Congress be appointed by ... 13 June 1776 Webster, Pelatiah to Adams, John I Take this opportunity Just to advise You that if Your Congress will Appoint Capt. Job ... 13 June 1776 — 25 June 1776 Quincy, Josiah to Adams, John Your worthy Lady has been so good as to lend me a Pamphlet printed at Philadelphia intituled ... 14 June 1776 Chase, Samuel to Adams, John Mr. Chase will excuse the late Neglects and Inattention of Mr. John Adams to him, upon the ... 14 June 1776 Adams, John to Chase, Samuel Mr. Bedford put into my Hand this Moment a Card from you, containing a Reprehension for the ... 14 June 1776 Foster, Isaac to Adams, John When I left the Camp at Cambridge I promised myself the pleasure of waiting on you in person ... 15 June 1776 Palmer, Mary to Adams, John You will wonder at recieving a Letter from one who is very far from being Sufficiently ... 15 June 1776 Adams, John to Adams, Peter Boylston I have an Account of the Politicks of the Town of Braintree; but it is an imperfect one. I ... 15 June 1776 Adams, John Thursday June 15. 1776. Congress having proceeded to the Election of a Committee to form the ... 15 June 1776 Sergeant, Jonathan Dickinson to Adams, John Jacta est Alea. We are passing the Rubicon and our Delegates in Congress on the first of ... 16 June 1776 — 17 June 1776 Ward, Joseph to Adams, John I have the pleasure to inform you that we have driven the Pirates out of this Harbour. The ... 16 June 1776 Adams, John to Warren, James Your Favours of June 2d and 5th. are now before me. The Address to the Convention of ... 16 June 1776 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail Yesterday was to me a lucky Day, as it brought me two Letters from you, one dated May 27. ... 17 June 1776 Tufts, Cotton to Adams, John Our vast Extent of Territory requires a great Land Forrce to defend it. The Spirit of ... 17 June 1776 Adams, John 17 June. The congress resolved, in response to a letter of 10 June from Gov. Jonathan ... 17 June 1776 Adams, John The Committee to whom were referred, the Letter from William Palfrey Esqr. Paymaster ... 17 June 1776 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John I this day Received by the Hands of our Worthy Friend a large packet, which has refreshed ... 18 June 1776 Adams, John There Shall be a firm, inviolable, and universal Peace, and a true and Sincere Friendship ... 18 June 1776 Adams, John to Gates, Horatio We have ordered you to the Post of Honour, and made you Dictator in Canada for Six Months, ... 19 June 1776 Adams, John 19 June. The congress resolved in regard to several letters, particularly one of 16 June ... 20 June 1776 Ward, Joseph to Adams, John I have the pleasure to inform you that another Scotch Transport with a Company of Highland ... 21 June 1776 Chase, Samuel to Adams, John To remind our friends of their Inattention and Neglect must give Pain. I am almost angry ... 21 June 1776 Adams, John to Adams, Zabdiel Your Favour of the Ninth of this Month was delivered to me, Yesterday by Mr. Whitney, whose ... 21 June 1776 Adams, John to Washington, George The Congress having thought proper to appoint us to the Board of War and Ordinance, we do ... 21 June 1776 Adams, John 21 June. The congress, considering the status of several officers who had served in Canada ... 22 June 1776 Adams, John to Greene, Nathanael Your Favour of the second Instant has lain by me, I suppose these Eighteen days, but I fear ... 22 June 1776 Adams, John to Kent, Benjamin Your Letters of April 24. and May 26 are before me, both dated at Boston, a Circumstance ... 22 June 1776 Adams, John to Parsons, Samuel Holden Your obliging Favour of the third of June, has been too long unanswered. I acknowledge the ... 23 June 1776 Adams, John to Sullivan, John Your agreable Favour of May the fourth has lain by me unanswered, till now. The Relation of ... 23 June 1776 Adams, John to Winthrop, John Your Favour of June the first is now before me. It is now universally acknowledged that we ... 23 June 1776 Adams, John to Tufts, Cotton It is with Shame, and Confusion of Face, that I acknowledge that your agreable Favour of ... 23 June 1776 Adams, John to Gordon, William Your agreable Favour of May the first has lain by me neglected, not for Want of Inclination ... 24 June 1776 Walker, Thomas to Adams, John I take the Liberty to enclose you a Letter, that you may see the use that is made of the ... 24 June 1776 Gates, Horatio to Adams, John By the Letters you will by this Post receive in Congress from the Brigadiers Sullivan, and ... 24 June 1776 Adams, John to Tudor, William Your Favour of May 4th. has lain by me, till this Time unanswered, and I have heard nothing ... 24 June 1776 Adams, John to Chase, Samuel I received your obliging Favour of the 21st. this Morning, and I thank you for it. Dont be ... 24 June 1776 Adams, John The Committee appointed to consider what Harbours are proper to be fortified, have attended ... 24 June 1776 Adams, John 24 June. The congress tabled a petition from Carpenter Wharton (see resolution of 6 July, ... 25 June 1776 Adams, John 25 June. In response to letters from Schuyler, Sullivan, and Arnold transmitted in a letter ... 26 June 1776 Adams, John 26 June. The congress resolved that M. Felix Weibert be permitted to serve in the capacity ... 26 June 1776 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I have written so seldom to you, that I am really grieved at the Recollection. I wrote you, ... 27 June 1776 Adams, John 27 June. In response to a letter from George Washington, the congress resolved that six ... 28 June 1776 Chase, Samuel to Adams, John I thank You for your two Letters of the 17th. and 24th Instant. They were handed to Me in ... 28 June 1776 Continental Congress When in the Course of human Events it becomes necessary for a People to advance from that ... 28 June 1776 Adams, John 28 June. The congress resolved that M. Le Chevalier de Kirmovan be employed by Pennsylvania ... 28 June 1776 Adams, John Fryday June 28. 1776 a new Delegation appeared from New Jersey. Mr. William Livingston and ... 30 June 1776 Adams, John to Tufts, Cotton Your Favour of the 17th. I received by Yesterdays Post. Am much obliged, to you for your ...

July

12 June 1776 — 11 November 1777 Adams, John On Wednesday June 12. 1776 Congress resolved, That a Committee of Congress be appointed by ... 1 July 1776 Palmer, Joseph to Adams, John Yesterday I had the honor of dining with your Lady, all well. Having an opportunity by my ... 1 July 1776 Cooper, Samuel to Adams, John We are full of anxious Expectation here. Howe has sail'd from Hallifax, it is suppos'd for N.... 1 July 1776 Adams, John to Chase, Samuel Your Favour by the Post this Morning gave me much Pleasure, but the generous and unanimous ... 1 July 1776 Adams, John to Bulloch, Archibald Two Days ago I received, your Favour of May 1st. I was greatly disappointed, Sir, in the ... 1 July 1776 Adams, John Monday July 1. 1776. A Resolution of the Convention of Maryland, passed the 28th. of June ... 2 July 1776 Adams, John to Cooper, Samuel Your obliging Favour of 17 June is now before me. It contains an elegant and masterly ... 3 July 1776 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail Your Favour of June 17. dated at Plymouth, was handed me, by Yesterdays Post. I was much ... 3 July 1776 Warren, Mercy Otis to Adams, Abigail A Lame Hand still prevents me the free use of Either the Nedle or the pen. Yet I take up the ... 3 July 1776 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail Had a Declaration of Independency been made seven Months ago, it would have been attended ... 4 July 1776 Adams, John I was incessantly employed, through the whole Fall, Winter and Spring of 1775 and 1776 in ... 4 July 1776 Adams, John July 4. 1776. Resolved that Dr. Franklin, Mr. J. Adams and Mr. Jefferson be a Committee to ... 4 July 1776 Reed, Joseph to Adams, John I do not know whether I take the proper Channel of Recommendations, but I cannot help ... 5 July 1776 Adams, John 5 July. The congress resolved that five tons of powder be sent to Gen. Andrew Lewis at ... 5 July 1776 Adams, John 5 July. The congress resolved that John Coburne, assistant conductor of military stores in ... 5 July 1776 Adams, John to Ward, Joseph Yours of the 16 June, and that of the 20th. of the Same Month, are before me. I congratulate ... 5 July 1776 Chase, Samuel to Adams, John Your Letter of the 1st. conveys both pleasure and Grief. I hope eer this Time the decisive ... 5 July 1776 Adams, John 5 July. The congress resolved that a regiment be raised out of the officers who had served ... 5 July 1776 Tufts, Cotton to Adams, John I wrote to You about the 17 or 18th. of last Month which suppose You have received. ... 5 July 1776 Adams, John to Palmer, Mary Your Favour of June 15. 1776 was handed to me, by the last Post. . . . I hold myself much ... 6 July 1776 Adams, John 6 July. The congress resolved that Carpenter Wharton be appointed commissary to the militia ... 7 July 1776 Adams, John to Warren, James Congress has been pleased to establish a War Office, and have done me the Honour to make me ... 7 July 1776 Parsons, Samuel Holden to Adams, John Want of particular confidential Acquaintance with the Delegates from the State of ... 7 July 1776 Tudor, William to Adams, John I am to acknowlege your Favour of the 24th. of June and to apologize for not having wrote ... 7 July 1776 Adams, John to Reed, Joseph Yesterday your Favour of the 4th. Instant was handed me by the Post. Am much obliged to you ... 7 July 1776 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail It is worth the while of a Person, obliged to write as much as I do, to consider the ... 7 July 1776 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I have this Moment folded up a Magazine, and an Evening Post and sent it off, by an Express, ... 7 July 1776 Adams, Abigail to Thaxter, John As you have always expressd a desire to have the small pox with my family I write to let you ... 8 July 1776 Ward, Joseph to Adams, John The Small pox having of late spread much in the Town, it was judged impracticable to prevent ... 8 July 1776 Smith, Isaac Sr. to Adams, John You will hear by this Conveyance, itts probable that the small pox is likely to spread here ... 8 July 1776 Chase, Samuel to Adams, John Mr. Paca can show You the Declaration of our Convention, different from the one in December. ... 8 July 1776 Adams, John 8 July. The congress resolved that George Washington have the power to call to New York the ... 9 July 1776 — 15 July 1776 Adams, John Monday July 15. 1776. A Letter from Mr. Jay and two Letters from the Convention of New York ... 9 July 1776 Adams, John 9 July. The congress named officers for the Virginia Rifle Company and resolved that money ... 9 July 1776 Mason, Jonathan Jr. to Adams, John Whether to act in a civil or military department, many are the disadvantages attendant upon ... 9 July 1776 Adams, John to Chase, Samuel Yours of the 5th came to me the 8th. You will see by this Post, that the River is past and ... 10 July 1776 Adams, John to Cooper, Samuel Your last Letter relates to a Subject of the last Importance, to America. The Continental ... 10 July 1776 Adams, John to Ward, Joseph Yours of 1 July, came duly to Hand. The Establishment of the War Office as you observe has ... 10 July 1776 Warren, James to Adams, John I have for some time past been at Home in daily Expectation of the Courts riseing. It has ... 10 July 1776 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail You will see by the Newspapers, which I from time to time inclose, with what Rapidity, the ... 10 July 1776 Adams, John to Tudor, William Yours of the 7th. instant I received yesterday. I wish to see you here for Several Reasons. ... 10 July 1776 Adams, John 10 July. The congress resolved that the Committee of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, be empowered ... 11 July 1776 Adams, John 11 July. In response to a letter from the New Jersey Convention the congress resolved that ... 11 July 1776 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail You seem to be situated in the Place of greatest Tranquility and Security, of any upon the ... 13 July 1776 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John I must begin with apoligising to you for not writing since the 17 of June. I have really had ... 14 July 1776 Greene, Nathanael to Adams, John I received your Letter of the 22d. of June, if it was necessary for you to Apologise for not ... 15 July 1776 Barber, Nathaniel Jr. to Adams, John You being President of the board of War, I make bold to ask a favour of you. ... 15 July 1776 Adams, John to Warren, James I have Time only to tell you that I am yet alive, and in better Spirits than Health. ... 15 July 1776 Cooper, Samuel to Adams, John It gives me high Pleasure, if my Narration of Nantasket was acceptable to you. I did not lay ... 15 July 1776 Cushing, Thomas to Adams, John The last Will and Testament of Mr Josiah Quincey junr has lately been left at the Probate ... 15 July 1776 — 19 July 1776 Sewall, David to Adams, John Yours of the 15th. ultimo reached me at Watertown some few days since. Gladly would I have ... 15 July 1776 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail My very deserving Friend, Mr. Gerry, setts off, tomorrow, for Boston, worn out of Health, by ... 16 July 1776 Hancock, John to Adams, John On a Visit to Mrs. Yard this Evening I was inform'd by her that your Lady and Children ... 16 July 1776 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail In a Letter from your Uncle Smith, and in another from Mr. Mason which I received by this ... 16 July 1776 Adams, John 16 July. The congress resolved that the new positions of sergeant major, quartermaster ... 17 July 1776 Adams, John to Smith, Isaac Sr. Your Letter of the Eighth contains Intelligence of an interesting Nature to the Public as ... 17 July 1776 Adams, John Wednesday July 17. 1776. The Board of War to whom the Letter from General Washington of the ... 17 July 1776 Warren, James to Adams, John When you are Informed, that on the variety of Changes that have taken place in this Town, it ... 17 July 1776 Gates, Horatio to Adams, John The Bearer, and my Letter to Mr. Hancock will acquaint you that I am no Dictator here, and ... 17 July 1776 Adams, John to Ward, Joseph Yesterdays Post brought me your Letter of the 8th. instant with Several others containing ... 17 July 1776 Adams, John 17 July. The congress resolved that Washington had acted with dignity in refusing to receive ... 18 July 1776 Adams, John to Mason, Jonathan Jr. Your agreable Letter from Boston the 9th. July, was handed me, on Tuesday last by the Post. ... 18 July 1776 Adams, John Thursday July 18. 1776. Resolved that a Member be added to the Board of War. The Member ... 19 July 1776 Adams, John Fryday July 19. 1776. The Board of War brought in a report, which was taken into ... 19 July 1776 Sergeant, Jonathan Dickinson to Adams, John I am told You are alarmed at Philadelphia with the last clause in our charter. That and ... 19 July 1776 Adams, John 19 July. The congress resolved that General Schuyler should police the pricing of goods sold ... 20 July 1776 Heath, William to Adams, John I must ask your Pardon for having repeatedly received your favors Since I have been in the ... 20 July 1776 Adams, John 20 July. The congress resolved that Jacques Antoine de Franchessin be commissioned a ... 20 July 1776 Adams, John Saturday July 20. 1776. Resolved that the Letter from General Lee with the papers inclosed, ... 20 July 1776 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I cannot omit the Opportunity of writing you, a Line, by this Post. This Letter will I ... 20 July 1776 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail This has been a dull day to me: I waited the Arrival of the Post with much Solicitude and ... 20 July 1776 Adams, John to Tufts, Cotton Yours of July 5th. never reached me, till this Morning. I greatly regret its delay. But that ... 21 July 1776 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John I have no doubt but that my dearest Friend is anxious to know how his Portia does, and his ... 21 July 1776 Adams, John to Sergeant, Jonathan Dickinson Your Favour of the 19th. from Trenton, reached me, Yesterday. It is very true that We were ... 21 July 1776 — 22 July 1776 Gerry, Elbridge to Adams, John I have been fully employed since Thursday Noon in obtaining some Knowledge of the State of ... 22 July 1776 Cranch, Richard to Adams, John Those that are dearest to you are here, under Inocolation. Charles was Inocolated with me on ... 22 July 1776 Hitchcock, Daniel to Adams, John Altho I've been in the Continental Service ever since the Lexington Battle with a Regiment ... 22 July 1776 Baldwin, Jeduthun to Adams, John The strong inclination I have to Serve the Continent, has induced me to continew in the ... 22 July 1776 Adams, John Monday July 22. 1776. ... 23 July 1776 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail This Mornings Post brought me yours of July 13 and 14 and has relieved me from an huge Load ... 23 July 1776 Adams, John 23 July. The congress resolved, despite allegations, to allow Col. Lewis Dubois to proceed ... 23 July 1776 Adams, John Tuesday July 23. 1776 was employed in making Referrences to the Board of War, and in ... 24 July 1776 Parsons, Samuel Holden to Adams, John I received yours in which I find some Encouragement is proposed for raising a new Army. I ... 24 July 1776 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John First part of text missing. ... 24 July 1776 Adams, John to Warren, James Yours of the 10th. instant, came by Yesterdays Post. This I Suppose will find you, at ... 24 July 1776 Adams, John to Cushing, Thomas I had, by yesterdays Post, the Honour of your Letter of the 15th. instant. I Should esteem ... 24 July 1776 Adams, John to Barber, Nathaniel Jr. Your Letter of the 15th. instant came duely to Hand, by Yesterdays Post. I shall be happy to ... 24 July 1776 Adams, John 24 July. The congress resolved to take into continental service the South Carolina rangers ... 24 July 1776 Adams, John Wednesday. July 24. 1776. A Letter from Lieutenant Colonel William Allen was laid before ... 25 July 1776 Adams, John to Avery, John I find myself, under a Necessity of applying to the Honourable the general Court for Leave ... 25 July 1776 Adams, John Thursday July 25. 1776. A memorial from sundry Officers, who served in Canada, referred to ... 25 July 1776 Adams, John Terms in this Article, equivocal and indefinite. ... 25 July 1776 Tufts, Cotton to Adams, John Yours of the 30th. of June came safe to Hand. A particular Answer to Your several Queries, ... 26 July 1776 Adams, John to Warren, James My Health has lasted much longer, than I expected but at last it fails. The Increasing Heat ... 26 July 1776 Adams, John Fryday July 26. 1776. A Committee of the whole, on the Articles of the Confederation, Mr. ... 26 July 1776 Adams, John Rutledge and Linch oppose giving the Power of regulating the Trade and managing all Affairs ... 27 July 1776 Adams, John to Warren, James I have directed a Packett to you, by this days Post, and Shall only add a few Words by ... 27 July 1776 Rice, Nathan to Adams, Abigail When I reflect on that Tranquil State, and agreable Scituation which I was in, while I had ... 27 July 1776 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail Disappointed again.—The Post brought me no Letter from you, which I dont wonder at much, nor ... 28 July 1776 Ward, Joseph to Adams, John I have the pleasure to inform you that the Continental armed Schooners Hancock and Franklin ... 28 July 1776 Dana, Francis to Adams, John I had the pleasure of receiving your letter of the 12th. ultimo on the 1st. instant. It ... 29 July 1776 Washington, George to Adams, John At length I have been able to comply with the first part of a Resolution of Congress of the ... 29 July 1776 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John I write you now, thanks be to Heaven, free from paine, in Good Spirits, but weak and feeble. ... 29 July 1776 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail How are you all this Morning? Sick, weak, faint, in Pain; or pretty well recovered? By this ... 29 July 1776 Adams, John Monday July 29. 1776. A long List of Refferences to the Board of War of Letters from ... 29 July 1776 Adams, John 29 July. The congress resolved that General Washington could use the newly formed ... 29 July 1776 Cushing, William to Adams, John I am much obliged for your favor of the 9th June, which I did not receive till the 15th ... 29 July 1776 Knox, Henry to Adams, John Mr. Paine has done me the honor to write to me on the subject of casting cannon, in ... 30 July 1776 Adams, John 30 July. The congress resolved that the recruitment bounties paid to officers be extended to ... 30 July 1776 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail This is one of my fortunate days. The Post brought me, a Letter from you and another from my ... 30 July 1776 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John I wrote you by the post, but as Capt. Cuznow Cazneau goes to morrow perhaps this may reach ... 30 July 1776 Adams, John Tuesday July 30. 1776. Two reports from the Board of War, with Resolutions in consequence of ... 30 July 1776 Adams, John Dr. Franklin. Let the smaller Colonies give equal Money and Men, and then have an equal Vote.... 31 July 1776 Adams, John 31 July. The congress resolved that five tons of powder be sent to General Washington at New ... 31 July 1776 Adams, John Wednesday July 31. 1776. The Board of War brought in a report, which was taken into ...

August

12 June 1776 — 11 November 1777 Adams, John On Wednesday June 12. 1776 Congress resolved, That a Committee of Congress be appointed by ... 1 August 1776 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John I wrote you by Capt. Cazneau a wedensday, but as the post will go to day I will not omit ... 1 August 1776 Adams, John Hooper. N.C. is a striking Exception to the general Rule that was laid down Yesterday, that ... 1 August 1776 Adams, John Thursday August 1. 1776. Letters from General Mercer and General Roberdeau referred to the ... 1 August 1776 Adams, John 1 August. The congress resolved that Col. John Brown be permitted the rank and pay of ... 1 August 1776 Adams, John 1 August. The congress ordered transcribed and sent a draft letter to George Washington ... 2 August 1776 Adams, John Fryday August 2. 1776. The Board of War brought in a report, which was accepted as in the ... 2 August 1776 Adams, John Limiting the Bounds of States which by Charter &c. extend to the South Sea. ... 2 August 1776 Adams, John 2 August. The congress resolved that Jonathan Trumbull, deputy paymaster general of the ... 2 August 1776 Adams, John to Cranch, Richard I received your Favour of 22 July, by last Tuesdays post. I thank you for the Trouble you ... 3 August 1776 Adams, John to Heath, William Yours of the 20th. Ultimo is before me. I am much obliged to you for it, and most heartily ... 3 August 1776 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail The Post was later than usual to day, so that I had not yours of July 24 till this Evening. ... 3 August 1776 Adams, John Saturday August 3. 1776. A Letter from Neil McLean, referred to the Board of War. ... 3 August 1776 Adams, John to Hitchcock, Daniel Your obliging Favour of the 22, Ultimo came duely to Hand, and I thank you for it. A free ... 3 August 1776 Adams, John to Parsons, Samuel Holden Your Favour of 24. July is before me. Your Observations concerning the Encouragement We ... 3 August 1776 Gerry, Elbridge to Adams, John Since I wrote You from New York, I have spent most of my Time in endeavouring to get ... 4 August 1776 Palmer, Mary to Adams, John I had the honour of your Letter of the 5th July above a fortnight ago, and should much ... 4 August 1776 Adams, John to Greene, Nathanael Your Favour of the 14 of July is before me. I am happy to find your Sentiments concerning ... 5 August 1776 Adams, John 5 August. The congress resolved that commanders of American naval vessels or privateers be ... 5 August 1776 Mifflin, Thomas to Adams, John Monsieur Weibert who was orderd by Congress to this Post has requested me to apply in his ... 5 August 1776 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John I this Evening Received Your two Letters of july 10 and 11, and last Evening the Post ... 5 August 1776 Adams, John Monday August 5. 1776. Two Letters from General Washington; one from the Council of ... 6 August 1776 Adams, John Tuesday August 6. 1776. A Letter of the 5th. from General Washington, enclosing copies of ... 6 August 1776 Smith, Isaac Sr. to Adams, John Yours of the 17th. Ultimo I have received, As to the Massachusetts raising more Men—would ... 6 August 1776 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail Yours of 29 July came by this days Post, and made me very happy. Nabby, Charles, and Tommy, ... 6 August 1776 Tufts, Cotton to Adams, John Last Week I received Yours of July the 20th. also Dr. Rushs Letter on Inoculation for which ... 7 August 1776 Adams, John Wednesday August 7th. 1776. A Letter from George Measam referred to the Board of War. ... 7 August 1776 Warren, James to Adams, John Reading and writeing have for some time past been Interdicted on Account of the small Pox ... 7 August 1776 Adams, John 7 August. The congress ordered payment of $222 to three Canadians, Messrs. Giasson, Hertel, ... 8 August 1776 Adams, John Thursday August 8. The Board of War directed to see certain Resolutions carried into Effect. ... 8 August 1776 Ward, Joseph to Adams, John Your Favour of the 10th July I have had the honour to receive, but it did not come to hand ... 9 August 1776 Adams, John 9 August. The congress resolved that the Secret Committee supply the Delaware battalion with ... 9 August 1776 McKean, Thomas to Adams, John Yesterday I received a Letter from General Washington respecting the Baron de Calbiac, ... 9 August 1776 Adams, John Fryday August 9th. 1776. The Board of War, brought in a report. Ordered to lie on the Table. ... 10 August 1776 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail Yours of 30. and 31 July was brought me, to day, by Captain Cazneau. I am happy to think ... 10 August 1776 Temple, Harriet to Adams, John In May last, I took the liberty of writing to Mr. Hancock President of the Continental ... 10 August 1776 Adams, John Saturday August 10th. 1776. ... 10 August 1776 Adams, John 10 August. The congress resolved that the officers recommended by the Board be issued ... 11 August 1776 Rice, Nathan to Adams, Abigail Inclosd I send you a Copy of General Carltons Orders of the 7th. Instant, which we received ... 11 August 1776 Warren, James to Adams, John The singular situation and great suffering, of Mrs. Temple have Induced me to Advise her to ... 11 August 1776 Adams, John to Parsons, Samuel Holden Last Evening I received yours of 7 July. It should have been August I suppose. I am ... 12 August 1776 Mason, Jonathan Jr. to Adams, John Your favour of July the 18th came safe to hand. I consider it as a favour, this amid so ... 12 August 1776 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John Yours 30 of July reachd me by Saturdays post, and found me with Johnny and Tommy quite ... 12 August 1776 Adams, John Monday August 12. 1776. A Letter from General Washington of the 8th. with sundry Papers ... 12 August 1776 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail Mr. A. and Coll. Whipple, are at length gone. Coll. Tudor went off with them. They went ... 12 August 1776 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail Mr. A. setts off, to day, if the Rain should not prevent him, with Coll. Whipple of ... 13 August 1776 Adams, Samuel to Adams, John Before this reaches you, you will have heard of the Arrival of near an hundred more of the ... 13 August 1776 Parsons, Samuel Holden to Adams, John My sincere Thanks are due to my Friend in Congress for the unexpected Honor, done me in my ... 13 August 1776 Sergeant, Jonathan Dickinson to Adams, John Inclosed is a rough Sketch of a plan, which, for ought I know, may be about as wise as an ... 13 August 1776 Adams, John Agreed to report to Congress ... 13 August 1776 Adams, John Tuesday August 13. 1776. The Board of War brought in a Report, which was taken into ... 13 August 1776 Adams, John to Gates, Horatio Your Favours of 24 June, and 17. July, are before me. I wish with all my Heart that you were ... 13 August 1776 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail Geography is a Branch of Knowledge, not only very usefull, but absolutely necessary, to ... 13 August 1776 Adams, John 14 August. See the Board of War report for 13 August printed below. ... 13 August 1776 Adams, John 13 August. The congress resolved that General Washington supply it with a copy of ... 14 August 1776 Adams, John to Tudor, William By a Return from the Adjutant General of the 10. instant, I see a new Brigade, makes its ... 14 August 1776 Lowell, John to Adams, John By some Accident your Letter of the 12th. of June did not reach me till last Week, or I ... 14 August 1776 Cooper, Samuel to Adams, John Your Letter of June 10, in Answer to mine on the Continental Currency, I have now to thank ... 14 August 1776 Adams, John Wednesday. August 14. 1776. A Letter of the 12th from General Washington with a return of ... 14 August 1776 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John Mr. Smith call'd upon me to day and told me he should set out tomorrow for Philadelphia, ... 14 August 1776 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John I wrote you to day by Mr. Smith but as I suppose this will reach you sooner, I omitted ... 14 August 1776 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail This is the Anniversary of a memorable day, in the History of America: a day when the ... 15 August 1776 Adams, John 15 August. The congress resolved that James Livingston be commissioned as colonel and ... 15 August 1776 Adams, John Thursday. August 15. 1776. The Board of War brought in a report, which was taken into ... 15 August 1776 Parsons, Samuel Holden to Adams, John Your Favors of the 3d. and 11th. Instant I received this Day for which I am much obliged. I ... 15 August 1776 Adams, John to Mifflin, Thomas I received yours of the 5th. instant by Tuesdays Post, and laid it before the Board of War, ... 16 August 1776 Adams, Samuel to Adams, John I sit down to write in great Haste as the post is just going. I reached P. Ferry on tuesday ... 16 August 1776 Adams, John to Dana, Francis Your obliging Favour of July 28. I duely received. Am glad to hear that your third ... 16 August 1776 Adams, John Fryday August 16. 1776. ... 17 August 1776 Adams, John to Sergeant, Jonathan Dickinson Yours of the 13. came by Yesterdays Post. You have not acknowledged in it, the Receipt of a ... 17 August 1776 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John Tho I wrote you two Letters yesterday one by the Post and one by Mr. Smith, yet I will not ... 17 August 1776 Adams, John Saturday August 17. 1776. Congress resumed the Consideration of the Report of the Committee, ... 17 August 1776 Adams, John 17 August. The congress resolved that Gustavus Risberg be appointed an assistant to Clement ... 17 August 1776 Adams, John to Warren, James I had a Letter from you, by the Post Yesterday. Congratulate you, and your other Self, on ... 18 August 1776 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail My Letters to you are an odd Mixture. They would appear to a Stranger, like the Dish which ... 18 August 1776 Tudor, William to Adams, John It was with no small Degree of Pleasure, on my Return here, I observed the Cheerfulness ... 18 August 1776 Adams, John to Adams, Samuel I had the Pleasure of a line from you, at Princetown, and Yesterdays Post brought me another ... 18 August 1776 Adams, John to Gates, Horatio Your Favours of 24 June, and 17. July, are before me. I wish with all my Heart that you were ... 19 August 1776 Adams, John Monday August 19. 1776. Letters from General Washington referred to the Board of War. ... 19 August 1776 Adams, John to Parsons, Samuel Holden Philadelphia, 19 August 1776. Printed: JA, Diary and Autobiography, 3:447–449. ... 19 August 1776 Tudor, William to Adams, John I set down to give you Part of the Information you ask. The Brigade you mention are new ... 19 August 1776 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John I set down to write you a few lines by the post, because I would not omit one opportunity. I ... 20 August 1776 Adams, John to Ward, Joseph Your Favours of 28th. July and 8. August are before me. I have a Favour to ask of you, that ... 20 August 1776 Adams, John Tuesday August 20 1776. A Letter of the 18th. from General Washington, with sundry Papers ... 20 August 1776 Adams, Abigail to Thaxter, John My Little Charles has been so ill that I have not had leisure to day to thank you for your ... 20 August 1776 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail Yours without a Date, but written, as I suppose about the Twelfth of August came by the Post ... 21 August 1776 Adams, John Wednesday August 21. 1776. A Petition from Prudehome La Junesse was read and referred to the ... 21 August 1776 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail Yesterday Morning I took a Walk, into Arch Street, to see Mr. Peele's Painters Room. Peele ... 21 August 1776 Knox, Henry to Adams, John I received your favor by the post for which please to accept my thanks. I hope the Copper ... 21 August 1776 Adams, John to Warren, James Yours of August 11 reached me Yesterday. Mrs. Temple shall have all the Assistance which I ... 21 August 1776 Adams, John to Temple, Harriet I had the Honour of receiving your very polite Letter of the Tenth instant by Yesterdays ... 21 August 1776 Adams, John to Mason, Jonathan Jr. I had by Yesterdays Post, the Pleasure of your Letter of the 12. instant. The Account you ... 21 August 1776 Adams, John 21 August. The congress resolved that the cannon committee let a contract for casting in ... 22 August 1776 Adams, John 22 August. On this date the Board presented a report that was tabled, with no indication ... 22 August 1776 Adams, John Thursday August 22. 1776. Letters from Generals Washington and Schuyler with Papers ... 22 August 1776 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John Yours of August 12 came to hand by last Nights post. Mr. Adams and Coll. Whipple are not yet ... 22 August 1776 Hitchcock, Daniel to Adams, John Your Favour of the third instant yesterday came safe to Hand, for which I thank You; am glad ... 23 August 1776 Adams, John Fryday August 23. 1776. A Letter of the 21. from General Washington inclosing a Copy of a ... 23 August 1776 Edwards, Thomas to Adams, John In the general Calamity of the times, I find there is little or no Business to be had unless ... 23 August 1776 Clark, Abraham to Adams, John Colo. Dayton, who with his battalion is Stationed at Fort Stanwix, informs me no Regimental ... 23 August 1776 Gates, Horatio to Adams, John I have the Satisfaction to acquaint You that immediately after my Arrival here I appointed ... 24 August 1776 Adams, John to Hitchcock, Daniel Yours of the Twenty Second is before me. You mention, the Delicacy of appointing, an Officer ... 24 August 1776 Adams, John to Tudor, William Your Favours of 18 and 19 of August are before me. I am much obliged to you for them, and am ... 24 August 1776 Lincoln, Benjamin to Adams, John Mrs. Adams mentioned to me last evening that you wanted to know the state of our forts, the ... 25 August 1776 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John I sent Johnny last Evening to the Post office for Letters. He soon returnd and pulling one ... 25 August 1776 Adams, John to Hawley, Joseph It is So long Since I had the Pleasure of Writing to you, or the Honour of receiving a ... 25 August 1776 Adams, John to Knox, Henry Your Favour of the 21. is before me. I agree that We ought to have an hundred more of ... 25 August 1776 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail The day before Yesterday and Yesterday, We expected Letters and Papers by the Post, but by ... 26 August 1776 Adams, John Monday August 26. 1776. Three Letters of the 22 and 23 from General Washington with sundry ... 27 August 1776 Adams, John There shall be a firm, inviolable, and universal peace, and a true and sincere friendship ... 27 August 1776 Adams, John to Palmer, Joseph Your Favour of July 1. ought not to have lain by me, so long unanswered. But the old Apology ... 27 August 1776 Adams, John 27 August. The congress resolved that the expense of clothing the soldiers for the ... 27 August 1776 Adams, John Tuesday August 27. 1776. A Letter of the 23d from General Mercer, was read and referred to ... 27 August 1776 Adams, John Whereas it is probable, that among the Officers of the foreign Troops, now in the Service of ... 27 August 1776 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail Within this half Hour, I received yours of the 18 by the Post. I have only Time before the ... 28 August 1776 Franklin, Benjamin to Adams, John The Bearer Mr. Measam was a Merchant of good Reputation at Montreal; but having engag'd ... 28 August 1776 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail Mr. Benjamin Smith of S. Carolina, was kind enough to send forward from New York, your ... 28 August 1776 Smith, Jonathan Bayard to Adams, John As I find that Mr. Christopher Ludwig is about setting off for Philadelphia in the morning, ... 29 August 1776 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John I have this moment sent of a Letter to the post office when Mr. Bass came in to let me know ... 29 August 1776 Tudor, William to Adams, John I had a Warrant on Sunday Morning last, from Head Quarters, for the Trial of Lieut. Col. ... 29 August 1776 Parsons, Samuel Holden to Adams, John In Answer to your last in which you desire some further Information respecting Shephard &c., ... 29 August 1776 — 20 September 1776 Adams, John to Tudor, William I Sett down now in the Character of a School Master, or a Fellow of a Colledge to give ... 29 August 1776 Adams, John Thursday August 29. 1776. A Letter of the 27th. from R. H. Harrison, the Generals Secretary, ... 29 August 1776 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John I have spent the 3 days past almost intirely with you. The weather has been stormy, I have ... 30 August 1776 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail The two Armies, on Long Island have been shooting at each other, for this whole Week past, ... 30 August 1776 Adams, John Fryday August 30. 1776. A Memorial from Mr. Kosciusko was read and referred to the Board of ... 31 August 1776 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John You know not How dissapointed I was to Night when the Post came in and I received no Letter ...

September

12 June 1776 — 11 November 1777 Adams, John On Wednesday June 12. 1776 Congress resolved, That a Committee of Congress be appointed by ... 29 August 1776 — 20 September 1776 Adams, John to Tudor, William I Sett down now in the Character of a School Master, or a Fellow of a Colledge to give ... 2 September 1776 Adams, John Monday. September 2. 1776. A Letter of the 31. of August from General Washington, inclosing ... 3 September 1776 Adams, John Tuesday September 3. 1776. ... 4 September 1776 Adams, John to Warren, James It is in vain for me to think of telling you News, because you have direct Intelligence from ... 4 September 1776 Adams, John to Cooper, Samuel Mr. Hare, a Brother of Mr Robert Hare, the Porter Brewer in this City is bound to Boston. He ... 4 September 1776 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail Mr. Gerry arrived Yesterday, and brought me yours of August 17. and soon afterwards the Post ... 4 September 1776 Adams, John Wednesday September 4. 1776. Resolved that the board of War be directed to call in the ... 4 September 1776 Warren, Mercy Otis to Adams, Abigail Is my Dear Mrs. Adams too Much Engagd with Company, is her Family sick, or is she ... 5 September 1776 Adams, John Thursday September 5. 1776. A Petition referred to the Board of War. ... 5 September 1776 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail Mr. Bass arrived this Day, with the joyfull News, that you were all well. By this ... 6 September 1776 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail This day, I think, has been the most remarkable of all. Sullivan came here from Lord Howe, ... 6 September 1776 — 12 September 1776 Ward, Joseph to Adams, John I have the honour of your Letter of the 20th of August. Agreeable to your desire have ... 6 September 1776 Tudor, William to Adams, John I am exceedingly concerned to find that the New Articles of War, though passed, are not to ... 6 September 1776 Adams, John Fryday September 6. 1776. ... 7 September 1776 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John Last monday I left the Town of Boston, underwent the operation of a smoaking at the lines ... 7 September 1776 Adams, John Saturday September 7. 1776. ... 8 September 1776 Adams, John to Warren, James I am going tomorrow Morning on an Errand to Lord Howe not to beg a Pardon, I assure you, but ... 9 September 1776 Adams, John Monday September 9, 1776. ... 9 September 1776 Hitchcock, Daniel to Adams, John Received, another of your kind Favours on Monday last, for which I thank You, the Demands of ... 10 September 1776 Adams, John Took with me to N.Y. 51 dollars and 5s. 8d. Pen. Currency in Change. ... 11 September 1776 Smith, Isaac Sr. to Adams, John I have not been favord, with any from you for sometime. As to News of any consequence this ... 13 September 1776 Adams, John Fryday September 13. 1776. The Committee appointed to confer with Lord Howe, having returned ... 13 September 1776 Adams, John I return to the Journal of Congress. ... 14 September 1776 Sergeant, Jonathan Dickinson to Adams, John I forbore asking You any Questions on your Return from Staten Island, as there were a Number ... 14 September 1776 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail Yesterday Morning I returned with Dr. F. and Mr. R. from Staten Island where We met Lord ... 14 September 1776 Adams, John Saturday September 14. 1776. ... 15 September 1776 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John I have been so much engaged this week with company that, tho I never cease to think of you I ... 16 September 1776 Adams, John Monday September 16. 1776. ... 16 September 1776 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail The Postmaster at N. York, in a Panick, about a fortnight ago fled to Dobbs's Ferry, about ... 16 September 1776 Adams, Samuel to Adams, John I very gratefully acknowledge the Receipt of your Letter dated the of August. I should have ... 17 September 1776 Adams, John Tuesday. September 17th. 1776. The Committee appointed to confer with Lord Howe, agreable to ... 17 September 1776 Adams, John There shall be a firm inviolable and universal peace and a true and sincere friendship ... 17 September 1776 Parsons, Samuel Holden to Adams, John I don't wish to Complain when the Public Service will not be injurd by Silence: two Things ... 17 September 1776 Winthrop, John to Adams, John I have received your favor of —— but it is so old a date, that I am ashamed to put it down. ... 17 September 1776 Adams, John Tuesday September 17. 1776. ... 18 September 1776 Adams, John Wednesday September 18. 1776. ... 18 September 1776 Mason, Jonathan Jr. to Adams, Abigail I was extreemly sorry I could not pay that attention to your son Johnny, as I should wish to ... 18 September 1776 Purviance, Samuel to Adams, John I hope youle excuse the Liberty of this Adress from a Stranger, which I presume to take on ... 19 September 1776 Adams, John Thursday September 19. 1776. ... 19 September 1776 Warren, James to Adams, John I wrote you in my last that we were about raising every fifth Man of our Alarm and Train ... 20 September 1776 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John I sit down this Evening to write you, but I hardly know what to think about your going to N.... 20 September 1776 Adams, John Fryday September 20th. 1776. ... 21 September 1776 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John I wrote you last Night till my Eyes were almost out by the post, but Mr. Eliot has taken ... 21 September 1776 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail Yours of Septr. 9. I have received. Septr. 5. I sent you another Cannister by Mr. Hare. I ... 22 September 1776 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail We have at last agreed upon a Plan, for forming a regular Army. We have offered 20 dollars, ... 22 September 1776 Sullivan, James to Adams, John Since I received your favour of the 27th of May on the Subject of Representation I have ... 23 September 1776 Adams, John Monday September 23. 1776. A Letter of the 20 and 21st. from General Washington; two of the ... 23 September 1776 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John There are perticuliar times when I feel such an uneasiness, such a restlessness, as neither ... 23 September 1776 Tudor, William to Adams, John Every Day more thoroughly convinces me that an absolute Tyranny is essential in the ... 24 September 1776 Adams, John Tuesday September 24. 1776. ... 25 September 1776 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I have only Time to say, by Mr. Taylor, that I am not worse than I have been—that however, I ... 25 September 1776 Knox, Henry to Adams, John Thro' the hurry and confusion of one retreat after another I have omitted to answer your ... 25 September 1776 Adams, John Wednesday, September 25. 1776. Two Letters from General Lee; one of the 24th. of August to ... 25 September 1776 Adams, John to Warren, James This Express carries a new Plan of an Army. I hope the General Court without one Moments ... 27 September 1776 Adams, John Fryday. September 27. 1776. Two Letters of the 24th. and 25th from General Washington, with ... 28 September 1776 Adams, John Saturday September 28. 1776. ... 29 September 1776 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John Not since the 5th of Sepbr. have I had one line from you which makes me very uneasy. Are you ... 30 September 1776 Adams, Samuel to Adams, John I am much obligd to you for your two Letters of the 8th and 14th of this Month, which I ... 30 September 1776 Adams, John Monday September 30. 1776. ...

October

12 June 1776 — 11 November 1777 Adams, John On Wednesday June 12. 1776 Congress resolved, That a Committee of Congress be appointed by ... 1 October 1776 Adams, John Tuesday October 1. 1776. ... 1 October 1776 Adams, John October 1st. 1776. ... 3 October 1776 Tudor, William to Adams, John By the Carelessness of an Orderly Sargent to whom it was given, I did not get your Letter, ... 3 October 1776 Adams, Samuel to Adams, Abigail Mr. Samuel Adams sends his affectionate Regards to Mrs. Adams (in which his own Mrs. Adams ... 4 October 1776 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I am seated, in a large Library Room, with Eight Gentlemen round about me, all engaged in ... 4 October 1776 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I send you, all the News. When I do not write I suffer more Pain than you do, when you dont ... 5 October 1776 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail Mr. Eliot brought me yours of Septr. 21, this day. My Health is rather better than worse. ... 5 October 1776 Adams, John to Warren, James Yours of September 19. came duely to Hand. You have raised every fifth Man to march to New ... 7 October 1776 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I have been here, untill I am stupified. If I set down to write even to you, I am at a Loss ... 8 October 1776 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I ought to acknowledge with Gratitude, your constant Kindness in Writing to me, by every ... 8 October 1776 Parsons, Samuel Holden to Adams, John Your's of the 2nd. Instant I received last Night for which I am obliged to you. If any ... 11 October 1776 Sullivan, James to Adams, John There is no measures conceivable to me that can save this Country from utter ruin but the ... 11 October 1776 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I suppose your Ladyship has been in the Twitters, for some Time past, because you have not ... 13 October 1776 Adams, John Sat out from Phyladelphia towards Boston, oated at the Red Lyon, dined at Bristol, crossed ... 15 October 1776 Warren, Mercy Otis to Adams, Abigail Nothing but the Greatest affection for my dear Mrs. Adams Would Induce me to Break over the ...

November

December