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January

12 June 1776 — 11 November 1777 Adams, John On Wednesday June 12. 1776 Congress resolved, That a Committee of Congress be appointed by ... January 1777 Adams, Abigail to Warren, Mercy Otis Tis so long since I took a pen up to write a line that I fear you have thought me unmindfull ... 1 January 1777 Wolcott, Oliver to Adams, John Your Favour of the 30 Nov came to hand last Evening for which I most sincerely thank you. I ... 3 January 1777 Massachusetts General Court to Adams, John The Committee of both Houses appointed to consider a Letter from General Washington to the ... 8 January 1777 Gerry, Elbridge to Adams, John Since You left Philadelphia many important Events have taken place in the Council as well as ... 9 January 1777 Adams, Samuel to Adams, John I have every Day for a Month past been anxiously expecting the Pleasure of seeing you here, ... 9 January 1777 — 15 January 1778 Adams, John to Massachusetts General Court ... 9 January 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail The irresistable Hospitality of Dr. Sprague and his Lady has prevailed upon me, and my ... 13 January 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail The Riding has been so hard and rough, and the Weather so cold that We have not been able to ... 14 January 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail It is now generally believed here that G. Washington has killed and taken at least two ... 14 January 1777 Cushing, William to Adams, John I return the two volumes of Hume (by my brother) which you were so good as to lend me, and ... 17 January 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail After a March like that of Hannibal over the Alps We arrived last Night at this Place, Where ... 18 January 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail After a March like that of Hannibal over the Alps We arrived last Night at this Place, Where ... 19 January 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail There is too much Ice in Hudsons River to cross it in Ferry Boats and too little to cross ... 20 January 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail This Morning We crossed the North River at Poughkeepsie, on the Ice, after having ridden ... 24 January 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail We have at last crossed the Delaware, and are agreably lodged in Easton, a little Town, ... 26 January 1777 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John Tis a Great Grief to me that I know not how to write nor where to send to you. I know not of ... 31 January 1777 Adams, John to Warren, James I flatter myself with the Pleasure of hearing from you Soon, and in the mean Time, I wish to ...

February

12 June 1776 — 11 November 1777 Adams, John On Wednesday June 12. 1776 Congress resolved, That a Committee of Congress be appointed by ... 9 January 1777 — 15 January 1778 Adams, John to Massachusetts General Court ... 2 February 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail Last Evening We arrived safe in this Town after the longest Journey, and through the worst ... 3 February 1777 Adams, John to Warren, James There is no kind of Relaxation here in warlike Preparations, and yet the Ministry have so ... 3 February 1777 Adams, John to Warren, James It may not be a Mispence of Time to make a few Observations upon the Situation of Some of ... 3 February 1777 Adams, John to Warren, James After a very tedious Journey, through the severist Weather, and over very bad Mountains, in ... 3 February 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail This Day has been observed in this Place, with exemplary Decency and Solemnity, in ... 4 February 1777 Massachusetts Council to Adams, John Whereas the Commission given the Delegates in Congress Representing this State, by a Resolve ... 6 February 1777 Adams, John Lodged last night for the first Time in my new Quarters, at Mrs. Ross'es in Markett Street, ... 7 February 1777 Adams, John Dined, about half a Mile out of Town at Mr. Lux's, with Dr. Witherspoon, Mr. S. Adams, Mr. ... 7 February 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I am at last after a great deal of Difficulty, settled in comfortable Quarters, but at an ... 7 February 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I think, in some Letter I sent you, since I left Bethlehem, I promised you a more particular ... 8 February 1777 Adams, John Dined at the Presidents, with Mr. Lux, Messrs. Samuel and Robert Purveyance, Capt. Nicholson ... 8 February 1777 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John Before this time I fancy you at your journeys end; I have pittied you the Season has been a ... 9 February 1777 Adams, John Heard Mr. Allison. In the Evening walked to Fells Point, the Place where the Ships lie, a ... 10 February 1777 Adams, John to Avery, John I have to request of you to communicate the inclosed Resignation to the Honourable Board, as ... 10 February 1777 Adams, John to Massachusetts Council To the Honourable the Council of the State of Massachusetts Bay. ... 10 February 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail Fells Point, which I mentioned in a Letter this Morning, has a considerable Number of Houses ... 10 February 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail Yesterday, I took a long Walk with our Secretary Mr. Thompson to a Place called Fells Point, ... 12 February 1777 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John Mr. Bromfield was so obliging as to write me Word that he designd a journey to the Southern ... 12 February 1777 Adams, John to Warren, James The Certificates and Cheque Books for the Loan Office, I hope and presume, are arrived in ... 12 February 1777 Tudor, William to Adams, John We had a Court Martial set at Chatham last Week for the Trial of a Colo. Buckner of the 6th. ... 14 February 1777 Sullivan, John to Adams, John I hope you will pardon me for not writing to you oftner of the state off affairs in the army ... 15 February 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail Mr. Hall, by whom this Letter will be sent, will carry several Letters to you, which have ... 16 February 1777 Adams, John Last Evening I supped with my Friends Dr. Rush and Mr. Sergeant at Mrs. Page's over the ... 17 February 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail It was this Day determined, to adjourn, tomorrow Week to Philadelphia. ... 17 February 1777 Adams, John Yesterday, heard Dr. Witherspoon upon redeeming Time. An excellent Sermon. I find that I ... 17 February 1777 Adams, John to Warren, James I have the melancholly Prospect before me, of a Congress continually changing, untill very ... 18 February 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I shall inclose with this a Newspaper or two. ... 20 February 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail This Morning I received yours of the 26th. Ult. It is the first I have received from you, ... 20 February 1777 Adams, John to Palmer, Joseph Yesterday, I had the Pleasure of yours of Jany. 28. I am rejoiced to hear of the Measures ... 21 February 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail Yesterday, I had the Pleasure of dining with Mr. Purveyance. ... 21 February 1777 Adams, John Dined Yesterday at Mr. Samuel Purveyances. Mr. Robert his Brother and Lady, the President ... 22 February 1777 Warren, James to Adams, John I had the pleasure Yesterday of receiving your favours of the 3d. and 5th. Instant the first ... 22 February 1777 Adams, John to Sullivan, John I had this Evening the Pleasure of your Favour of the fourteenth instant, and a great ... 23 February 1777 Adams, John Took a Walk with Mr. Gerry, down to a Place called Ferry Branch, a Point of Land which is ... 25 February 1777 Adams, John to Tudor, William I had last Evening yours of the 12 Instant. Am much obliged to you for it. Why did not the ... 27 February 1777 Adams, John Resolved That General Washington's Proclamation of the Day of does not interfere with the ... 28 February 1777 Adams, John Last Evening had a good deal of free Conversation, with Mr. R. Purveyance. He seems to me to ... 28 February 1777 Adams, John ...

March

12 June 1776 — 11 November 1777 Adams, John On Wednesday June 12. 1776 Congress resolved, That a Committee of Congress be appointed by ... 9 January 1777 — 15 January 1778 Adams, John to Massachusetts General Court ... 1 March 1777 Warren, Mercy Otis to Adams, Abigail For once I have followed the Example of my Friend, and have Long delayed a Reply to her ... 3 March 1777 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, John I write to Congratulate you upon your arrival in baltimore and hope you will not omit ... 3 March 1777 Greene, Nathanael to Adams, John It is a long time since I wrote to you, or you to me, who stands in debt upon the schore of ... 4 March 1777 Vernejoux, Jean Louis de to Continental Congress, Board of War I beg Leave to write your Excellencys this Letter to have the honour to present you my ... 6 March 1777 Adams, John to Warren, James Dr. Jackson, by whom this will go, is a Manager of the State Lottery, and is bound to the ... 7 March 1777 Tudor, William to Adams, John Your Letter from Baltimore of 25th. Feby. I got to Day and was not a little pleased with its ... 7 March 1777 Avery, John to Adams, John Your kind favor of the 10th. Feby. Ultimo have received and agreeable to your Request have ... 7 March 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail Yours of Feb. 12. received this day. I have begged a Bundle of Newspapers, to inclose. They ... 7 March 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I am returned in tolerable Health to this Town—have received but one Letter from you since I ... 7 March 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail The President who is just arrived from Baltimore, came in a few Minutes ago and delivered ... 8 March 1777 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John We have had very severe weather almost ever since you left us. About the middle of Febry. ... 9 March 1777 Adams, John to Greene, Nathanael I had, last Evening the Pleasure of yours of March 3. by your Brother, to whom in his ... 11 March 1777 Adams, John to Tudor, William Yours of the 7th. instant, I just received. Am glad to find the Post begins to do its Duty, ... 14 March 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail Congress has been sitting several Days and proceeding upon Business. I have been in Town ... 15 March 1777 Bingham, William to Adams, John Officers of the first Distinction have embarked at Havre De Grace for America, and a large ... 15 March 1777 Adams, John to Warren, James The Certificates and Cheque Books for the Loan Office, I hope and presume, are arrived in ... 16 March 1777 Tudor, William to Adams, John Since the Return of one half their Troops from Rhode Island I think the Enemy must be full ... 16 March 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail The Spring advances, very rapidly, and all Nature will soon be cloathed in her gayest Robes. ... 16 March 1777 Adams, John to Adams, John Quincy There is an observation, which I wish you to make very early in Life because it may be ... 16 March 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Thomas Boylston I believe I must make a Phisician of you. There seems to be a Propriety in your studying ... 17 March 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Charles How do you do?—I hope you are in fine Health and Spirits. What Subject do your Thoughts run ... 17 March 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail (daughter of JA and AA) I hope by this Time, you can write an handsome Hand; but I wish you would, now and then, ... 18 March 1777 Adams, John to Warren, James I had this Morning the Pleasure of your Favour of Feb. 22. by the Post. This is the first ... 18 March 1777 Adams, John to Warren, James There is a Part of your Letter of 22 of Feb. which I did not remark upon in a Letter I wrote ... 20 March 1777 Adams, John to Smith, Isaac Sr. In an Hand Bill printed at Baltimore the 17th instant is as well made a Lye as ever I read. ... 21 March 1777 Adams, John to Avery, John I had this Morning the Honour Pleasure of your Favour of the 7th. Instant, and am glad to ... 21 March 1777 Adams, John to Warren, James It is not easy to penetrate the Designs of the Enemy. What Object they have in View, cannot ... 22 March 1777 Adams, John to Tudor, William Yours of the 16th. I got Yesterday. If Howe imagines that one fourth of Pensilvania are ... 22 March 1777 Thaxter, John to Adams, John You mention, Sir, in the beginning of your Letter, that you are indebted to me for several ... 22 March 1777 Smith, Isaac Sr. to Adams, John Yours of the 25th Ulto. I received sometime since by my Schooner and have sent your Barrel ... 22 March 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail The Post now comes regularly, once a Week, and brings me the Boston News Papers, but no ... 23 March 1777 Tudor, William to Adams, John I yesterday ask'd Permission to resign my Post of J.A.G. and to retire from the Army, but ... 23 March 1777 Warren, James to Adams, John I wrote you last from Plymouth about three weeks ago after which I was detained at Home ... 23 March 1777 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, John I received yours of the 19 of Feb and thank you for your perpetual almanack for with the ... 23 March 1777 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John I have a very good opportunity of writing to you by Major Ward, who sits of tomorrow morning.... 24 March 1777 Adams, John to Warren, James This Morning, a Vessell has arrived in this City with 6800 stand of excellent Arms and 1500 ... 25 March 1777 Freeman, Samuel to Adams, John Being informed that you are of a Committee of Congress, appointed to consider what further ... 25 March 1777 Hastings, Jonathan Jr. to Adams, John Your Favor per Dr. Jackson of the 7 Instant came to hand this day. It gives me pleasure that ... 26 March 1777 Adams, John to Warren, James There are two ingenious Artificers, here, who have made a beautifull Field Piece of Bar Iron.... 26 March 1777 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John I this morning Received yours of March 7 favourd by Dr. Jackson. I rejoice to hear you are ... 27 March 1777 Adams, John to Tudor, William I had yours by Coll Palfry last night. General Green is just taking his Departure so that I ... 27 March 1777 Gordon, William to Adams, John I expected some how or other to have had the happiness of falling into your company when you ... 27 March 1777 Johnson, Thomas Jr. to Adams, John I have pleasure in calling your Attention back to a Subject which was mentioned at Bush Town.... 28 March 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail “A Plott! a Plott! an horrid Plott, Mr. A.” says my Barber, this Morning.—“It must be a ... 30 March 1777 Adams, John to Adams, John Quincy Two ingenious Artificers, a Mr. Wheeler and a Mr. Wiley, under the Direction of a Committee, ... 30 March 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Charles Yesterday, I took a Walk upon the Wharves, to see the Navigation. The new Frigate called The ... 30 March 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail (daughter of JA and AA) I have been this Afternoon, to a Place of Worship, which I never attended before. It is the ... 31 March 1777 Adams, John to Warren, James We have this day received Letters from Europe, of an interesting Nature. We are under ... 31 March 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I know not the Time, when I have omitted to write you, so long. I have received but three ...

April

12 June 1776 — 11 November 1777 Adams, John On Wednesday June 12. 1776 Congress resolved, That a Committee of Congress be appointed by ... 9 January 1777 — 15 January 1778 Adams, John to Massachusetts General Court ... April 1777 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John The young folks desire Mamma to return thanks for their Letters which they will properly ... 1 April 1777 Adams, John to Warren, James Having an opportunity by So carefull an Hand as Captain Wentworth of Portsmouth, I have ... 2 April 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail Yesterdays Post brought me your kind Favour of March 8. 9. 10, with a Letter inclosed for ... 2 April 1777 Smith, Isaac Sr. to Adams, John Yours by Docto. Jackson I received last week, he had letters to Others likewise. I waited on ... 2 April 1777 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John I sit down to write tho I feel very Languid; the approach of Spring unstrings my nerves, and ... 3 April 1777 Cooper, Samuel to Adams, John I scratch a Line in utmost Hast—Your kind Letter I receiv'd by Mr Jackson the Day after ... 3 April 1777 Warren, James to Adams, John I had the pleasure Yesterday of receiving your favours of the 15th. and 18th. of March. ... 3 April 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail As you seem so inquisitive about Politicks, I will indulge you so far (indulge, I say, ... 5 April 1777 Greene, Nathanael to Adams, John I have neither seen nor heard of any Resolution of Congress approving or disproving of the ... 6 April 1777 Adams, John to Warren, James Yours of 23d March, was handed to me, this Evening by Major Ward. Your Letter from Plymouth ... 6 April 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail You have had many Rumours, propagated among you, which I suppose you know not how to account ... 6 April 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail This Evening Major Ward deliverd me Yours of 23d. of March.—It is a great Pleasure to me to ... 6 April 1777 Adams, John to Warren, James The Business of the naval and marine Department, will I hope be soon put in a better Train ... 6 April 1777 Adams, John to Cooper, Samuel This Evening I was favoured with yours of 24 March, by Major Ward. I thank you, sir for your ... 7 April 1777 Foster, Isaac to Adams, John As nothing worthy your Attention has occurred since I had the pleasure of seeing you at ... 7 April 1777 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John I hope to receive some Letters from you this week, the date of the last was the 7 of March ... 8 April 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail Yours of 26 March came by this days Post. Am happy to hear you have received so many Letters ... 8 April 1777 Adams, John to Adams, John Quincy I received your Letter of 23d. March, and was very much pleased with it, because it is a ... 8 April 1777 Adams, John to Thaxter, John Your kind Favour of March 22. reached me Yesterday. I am much obliged to you for your ... 8 April 1777 Adams, John to Gordon, William I had your Favour of 27 March by this Days Post. That this Country will go Safely through ... 10 April 1777 Smith, Isaac Sr. to Adams, John Yours by post I have received, and with what Armes is Arrived this way, hope will be a full ... 13 April 1777 Adams, John to Greene, Nathanael In considering a Letter from the General, sometime ago, in the Board of War, it was agreed ... 13 April 1777 Greene, Nathanael to Adams, John The Enemy made an attempt to surprise General Lincoln. This morning they advanced by three ... 13 April 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I have spent an Hour, this Morning, in the Congregation of the dead. I took a Walk into the ... 13 April 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail Enclosed with this you have a Correspondence, between the two Generals, concerning the ... 14 April 1777 Tufts, Cotton to Adams, John We hear of your being at Philadelphia and wish You a comfortable Session there. The spring ... 16 April 1777 Adams, John to Bowdoin, James It is difficult to ascertain with Precision the Designs of the Enemy: But by the best ... 16 April 1777 Adams, John to Warren, James An unfortunate Vessell has arrived from France. The brave Fellow who commanded her, is blown ... 16 April 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail We are waiting with some Impatience to hear of the Arrival of some of the Massachusetts ... 16 April 1777 Palmer, Joseph to Adams, John I have too many kinds of public business, to admit my looking into the matter of Finances, ... 17 April 1777 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John Your obliging favours of March 14, 16 and 22, have received, and most sincerely thank you ... 19 April 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail We have now an ample Representation from N. York. It consists of Six Delegates, and they are ... 19 April 1777 Adams, Zabdiel to Adams, John The great Distance that separates us occasions that we can hear of each others welfare but ... 19 April 1777 Ward, Joseph to Adams, John Yesterday I came to this place; all things remain much as they were; a few Companies have ... 20 April 1777 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John The post is very Regular and faithfully brings me all your Letters I believe. If I do not ... 22 April 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail The Post brought me two Letters from you, this Morning, one of the 7th. instant, and one ... 23 April 1777 Freeman, Samuel to Adams, John The General Assembly of this State frequently receives Petitions from Soldiers who have met ... 23 April 1777 Warren, James to Adams, John I have been very Unwell and Absent for A fortnight. I returned here Yesterday. While I was ... 23 April 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail My Barber has just left the Chamber. The following curious Dialogue was the Amusement, ... 24 April 1777 Tufts, Cotton to Adams, John I wrote to you last Week by Mr. Thos. Russell who was to set out for Philadelphia on Monday ... 25 April 1777 Smith, Isaac Sr. to Adams, John The bearer is Thomas Russell Esq., who is going to The Congress in order to make Application ... 26 April 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I have been lately more remiss, than usual in Writing to you. There has been a great Dearth ... 27 April 1777 Adams, John to Freeman, Samuel Your Favour of 25 March I duely received. The Plan of riding you mention, between Boston and ... 27 April 1777 Adams, John to UNKNOWN I think it is Montesqueiu, who, Somewhere observes, that the English of Charles's days were ... 27 April 1777 Warren, James to Adams, John Since I wrote you by the post on last Thursday, Nothing very material has taken place here. ... 27 April 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail Your Favours of Ap. 2 and Ap. 7. I have received. ... 27 April 1777 Adams, John to Tudor, William Aha!—exchanging the Pride, Pomp and Circumstance of Glorious War, for the soft Charms of ... 28 April 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail There is a Clock Calm, at this Time, in the political and military Hemispheres. The Surface ... 28 April 1777 Adams, John to UNKNOWN We are now very near the Month of May, and the Enemy, are in the Midst of Us. They have an ... 29 April 1777 Adams, John to Warren, James I have but a few Moments to write, and these it is my Duty to improve, and faithfully to ... 29 April 1777 Adams, John to Bowdoin, James There is a Letter from Dr. Lee, dated Bourdeaux Feb. 20th. which Says that he has a Letter ... 29 April 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail This days Post brought me yours of 17th. inst. and Miss Nabbys obliging Favour of the 16. ... 30 April 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail We have a fine Piece of News this Morning of the March of 2000 of the Enemy, and destroying ...

May

12 June 1776 — 11 November 1777 Adams, John On Wednesday June 12. 1776 Congress resolved, That a Committee of Congress be appointed by ... 9 January 1777 — 15 January 1778 Adams, John to Massachusetts General Court ... 1 May 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail This is King Tammany's Day. Tammany was an Indian King, of this Part of the Continent, when ... 2 May 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail We have promoted Arnold, one Step this day, for his Vigilance, Activity, and Bravery, in the ... 2 May 1777 Greene, Nathanael to Adams, John Your favor of April 22d. came to hand a few days since. General Lincoln is deservedly ... 2 May 1777 Bowdoin, James to Adams, John The interesting intelligence of your Letter occasioned my sending it to Council as soon as I ... 2 May 1777 Adams, John to Warren, James Dr. Brownson, a Delegate from Georgia, in Congress, and a worthy, Spirited, sensible Man A ... 3 May 1777 Adams, John to Warren, James Yours of April 3d I received. I must confess, that I am at a Loss to determine, whether it ... 3 May 1777 Knox, Henry to Adams, John It is a long time since I have had the pleasure of a Line from you. I was in hopes to have ... 4 May 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail Inclosed with this you have an Evening Post, containing some of the tender Mercies of the ... 5 May 1777 Warren, James to Adams, John We have no late Arrivals no foreign Intelligance. The Affair of Danbury has wholly Engrossed ... 6 May 1777 Adams, John to Palmer, Joseph I had a few days ago the Pleasure of receiving your Favour of the 16. Ultimo. ... 6 May 1777 Adams, John to Warren, James About Ten Days ago, I had the Boldness to make a Motion that a Navy Board Should be ... 6 May 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Thomas Boylston The only Reason why I omitted to write you when I wrote to your Brothers, was because I ... 6 May 1777 Adams, John to Freeman, Samuel I had the Favour of your Letter of 23d Ultimo by this days Post. ... 6 May 1777 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John Tis ten days I believe since I wrote you a Line, yet not ten minuts passes without thinking ... 6 May 1777 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John 1700 Barrells Pork ... 6 May 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail We have no News here but what comes from you—except that all is well and quiet at ... 7 May 1777 Adams, John to Greene, Nathanael Yours of the 27th of April I am to acknowledge. I cannot concur with you in Sentiment ... 7 May 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail We have no News here, except what We get from your Country. The Privateers act with great ... 8 May 1777 Warren, James to Adams, John I wrote to you a Letter which will Accompany this with A design it should have gone by last ... 9 May 1777 Adams, John to Greene, Nathanael Yours of the 2d Instant, came duly to hand. The Indifference of the People about recruiting ... 9 May 1777 Mcdonold, Donold to Adams, John I suppose you have heard we have not taken Brunswick. If any one says we have he belies us. ... 10 May 1777 Knox, Henry to Adams, John I am obliged to you for your two favors, one of the 25 Ultimo and the other of the 6 instant ... 10 May 1777 Adams, John to Greene, Nathanael Yours of the 7th. was brought me this Morning. My Meaning was that if the Conduct of our ... 10 May 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail We have at last accomplished a troublesome Piece of Business. We have chosen a Number of ... 10 May 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail The Day before Yesterday, I took a Walk, with my Friend Whipple to Mrs. Wells's, the Sister ... 12 May 1777 Ward, Joseph to Adams, John This day General Arnold came into Camp, I have had a long conversation with him upon the ... 12 May 1777 Smith, Isaac Sr. to Adams, John I duly received your several packets for Mrs. Adams which have been forwarded.—I have ... 14 May 1777 Hastings, Jonathan Jr. to Adams, John Your Favor per Capt. Thompson of April 25 I this Day received and have duly forwarded your ... 14 May 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail Prices with you are much more moderate than here. Yesterday I was obliged to give Forty ... 15 May 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail Gen. Warren writes me, that my Farm never looked better, than when he last saw it, and that ... 16 May 1777 Jefferson, Thomas to Adams, John Matters in our part of the continent are too much in quiet to send you news from hence. Our ... 17 May 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I never fail to inclose to you the News papers, which contain the most of the Intelligence ... 18 May 1777 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John I think myself very happy that not a week passes but what I receive a Letter or two, some ... 19 May 1777 Ward, Joseph to Adams, John I have lately had convincing proof of what I have long expected, that is, men employed as ... 21 May 1777 Warren, Mercy Otis to Adams, Abigail I this day Received a few lines from my Friend, whose Long silence I have not been able to ... 21 May 1777 Adams, John to House of Representatives, Speaker of Mr. Gorham and Mr. Russel, Agents of the Town of Charlestown, have presented to Congress a ... 21 May 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail Dont be two much alarmed at the Report of an Attack of Boston. The British Court are ... 22 May 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail After a Series of the souerest, and harshest Weather that ever I felt in this Climate, We ... 24 May 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail We have an Army in the Jersies, so respectable that We seem to be under no Apprehensions at ... 24 May 1777 Adams, John to Greene, Nathanael During the civil Wars in Rome, in the Time of Sylla, and young Marius, after the Death of ... 25 May 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail At half past four this Morning, I mounted my Horse, and took a ride, in a Road that was new ... 26 May 1777 Adams, John to Jefferson, Thomas I had this Morning, the Pleasure of your Favour of the Sixteenth instant, by the Post; and ... 27 May 1777 Henshaw, Andrew to Adams, John Although I cannot boast a right to address you from an Acquaintance which would warrant it, ... 28 May 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail An horrid cold Day for Election—warm work however, in the Afternoon, I suppose. ... 28 May 1777 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John This is Election Day, but the news of the day I am not able to inform you of as I have Heard ... 28 May 1777 Adams, John Resolved That the General, or Commander in Chief for the Time being Shall have full Power of ... 28 May 1777 Greene, Nathanael to Adams, John I receiv'd a letter from you some days since. I have it not with me, and therefore cannot be ... 28 May 1777 Sullivan, John to Adams, John I Recollect That I Stand Indebted to you one Letter for your favor of the 22d. Feby and have ... 29 May 1777 Cooper, Samuel to Adams, John I wish, with you, that N. England may not fail to furnish their Quota of the Continental ...

June

12 June 1776 — 11 November 1777 Adams, John On Wednesday June 12. 1776 Congress resolved, That a Committee of Congress be appointed by ... 9 January 1777 — 15 January 1778 Adams, John to Massachusetts General Court ... 1 June 1777 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John I designd to have wrote you by the last Post, but have been so unwell for the week past that ... 2 June 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail Yesterday, I took a ride to a beautifull Hill eleven Miles out of Town. It is called Rush ... 2 June 1777 Adams, John to Greene, Nathanael Yours of 28 Ultimo is before me. It is certain that Religion and Morality, have no less ... 2 June 1777 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, John I Love to recieve Letters very well much better than I love to write them, I make but a poor ... 2 June 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail Artillery Election!—I wish I was at it, or near it. ... 3 June 1777 Adams, John to Sullivan, John I regret with you the Loss of Coll Stark, of whose Experience and Bravery, I have often ... 4 June 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I wish I could know, whether your season is cold or warm, wet or dry, fruitfull or barren. ... 4 June 1777 Thaxter, John to Adams, John Last Monday Dr. Mather Byles was tried by Virtue of a late Act of this State, and found by ... 5 June 1777 Warren, James to Adams, John You will perhaps wonder that you have not heard from me for so long a time. I have had so ... 5 June 1777 Gordon, William to Adams, John Your favour of April the 8th tho' frankt was not received till the 22d of May. Tis ... 8 June 1777 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John I generally endeavour to write you once a week, if my Letters do not reach you, tis oweing ... 8 June 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail Upon an Invitation from the Board of War of Pensilvania, a Committee was appointed a few ... 8 June 1777 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, John I promised to write In a week again provided I could give a better account of my conduct. I ... 8 June 1777 Sullivan, John to Adams, John You cant oblidge me more than by giving me a Line to Inform whether you are, or are not ... 11 June 1777 Adams, John to Warren, James The honourable Samuel Hewes Esqr, a Delegate in Congress from North Carolina from 1774 to ... 11 June 1777 Warren, James to Adams, John It is A long time since I have had the pleasure of A line from you. I looked for one last ... 12 June 1777 Adams, John Resolved that the Freedom of Speech and Debate in Congress ought not to be impeached or ... 14 June 1777 Morris, Apollos to Adams, John Centinels are again Posted at my Lodgings. This I suppose a mistake L: Col: Parke having ... 14 June 1777 Warren, Mercy Otis to Adams, Abigail Could I write you any agreable Inteligence I would with pleasure Grasp the pen And Call of ... 14 June 1777 Smith, Isaac Sr. to Adams, John I wrote you some time Ago requesting your Asking some of the Gentlemen of the Congress, ... 14 June 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail This Week has produced an happy Reconciliation between the two Parties in this City and ... 15 June 1777 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John This is the 15 of June. Tomorrow our new Edition of the Regulating act takes place, and will ... 16 June 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I had a most charming Packett from you and my young Correspondents, to day. ... 18 June 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail We shall have all the Sages and Heroes of France here before long. ... 19 June 1777 Adams, John to Warren, James Yours of the 5th. instant is before me. It may be very true, that your Regiments are as ... 20 June 1777 Ward, Joseph to Adams, John Yesterday the Enemy retreated back to Brunswick; they were followed and fired on by a small ... 21 June 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail It would give Pleasure to every Body your Way but the few, unfeeling Tories, to see what a ... 22 June 1777 Warren, James to Adams, John If any Conjecture may be formed from the Intelligence or rather reports prevailing here you ... 23 June 1777 Sargeant, Nathaniel Peaslee to Adams, John My Brother, Mr. Christopher Sargeant, the bearer has occasion to travel to South Carolina, ... 23 June 1777 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John I have just retird to my Chamber, but an impulce seazes me to write you a few lines before I ... 25 June 1777 Crafts, Thomas Jr. to Adams, John My last to you was, in answer to yours of the 20th March, concerning the manufacture of ... 28 June 1777 Ward, Joseph to Adams, John I wish it was in my power to give you a satisfactory and particular state of facts relative ... 29 June 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail The enclosed Newspapers will communicate to you, all the News I know. ...

July

12 June 1776 — 11 November 1777 Adams, John On Wednesday June 12. 1776 Congress resolved, That a Committee of Congress be appointed by ... 9 January 1777 — 15 January 1778 Adams, John to Massachusetts General Court ... 1 July 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail We have no News: a long, cold, raw, northeast Storm has chilled our Blood, for two days past.... 2 July 1777 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John I sit down to write you a few lines this morning as I am loth the post should go, without ... 4 July 1777 Ward, Joseph to Adams, John The Army marched from Middle Brook yesterday and arrived here last Evening and encamped. I ... 5 July 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail (daughter of JA and AA) Yesterday, being the anniversary of American Independence, was celebrated here with a ... 5 July 1777 Varick, Richard to Ward, Joseph I have the pleasure of Acknowledging the Receipt of your Favor of the 8th Ultimo Which was ... 7 July 1777 Warren, Mercy Otis to Adams, Abigail Being Necessiated to use a Certain peace of Linnen so Nearly up that I Cannot spare my ... 7 July 1777 Adams, John to Warren, James Yours of June 22d. received only today. We have no Thoughts of leaving Philadelphia. I ... 7 July 1777 Adams, John to Greene, Nathanael I never before took hold of a Pen, to write to my Friend General Green, without Pleasure, ... 8 July 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail Yours of June 23d. have received. I believe there is no Danger of an Invasion your Way, but ... 9 July 1777 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John I sit down to write you this post, and from my present feelings tis the last I shall be able ... 10 July 1777 Cooper, Samuel to Adams, John I have lately wrote you more than one Letter which I hope you have receiv'd. Howe has ... 10 July 1777 Warren, James to Adams, John I Returned to this Town on Tuesday and found the Court had Just Adjourned to Sepr:. Last ... 10 July 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail My Mind is again Anxious, and my Heart in Pain for my dearest Friend. . . . ... 10 July 1777 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John About an Hour ago I received a Letter from my Friend dated June 21: begining in this manner ... 11 July 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail This Letter will go by the Hand of the Honourable Samuel Hewes Esqr., one of the Delegates ... 11 July 1777 Warren, James to Adams, John We have this Moment an Account of the Evacuation of Ticonderoga in Consequence of A Council ... 13 July 1777 Thaxter, John to Adams, John The day before Yesterday Mrs. Adams was delivered of a daughter; but it grieves me to add, ... 13 July 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail We have a confused Account, from the Northward, of Something Unlucky, at Ticonderoga, but ... 16 July 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail Your Favour of the 2d. instant reached me on the 14th. ... 16 July 1777 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John Join with me my dearest Friend in Gratitude to Heaven, that a life I know you value, has ... 17 July 1777 Ward, Joseph to Adams, John Yesterday I came to this Place upon some business respecting my Department. I left General ... 18 July 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail The Papers inclosed will inform you, of the Loss of Ticonderoga, with all its Circumstances ... 20 July 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail The little masterly Expedition to Rhode Island has given Us, some Spirits, amidst our ... 21 July 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I have long sought for a compleat History of the Revolution in the low Countries, when the ... 23 July 1777 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John Notwithstanding my confinement I think I have not omitted writing you by every post. I have ... 24 July 1777 Cooper, Samuel to Adams, John No Event since the Commencement of the War has excited such Indignation and Astonishment as ... 26 July 1777 Ward, Joseph to Adams, John Yesterday I received your Favour of the twentieth Instant, while on my way from North River ... 26 July 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail At this Moment, I hope you are abed and happy. I am anxious to hear, and the more so because ... 27 July 1777 Ward, Joseph to Adams, John Yesterday I did myself the Honor to address a Letter to you; in answer to yours of the ... 27 July 1777 Adams, John to Adams, John Quincy If it should be the Design of Providence that you should live to grow up, you will naturally ... 28 July 1777 Smith, Isaac Sr. to Adams, John Not haveing anything worth troubling you with for sometime have been silent. The late Affair ... 28 July 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail Never in my whole Life, was my Heart affected with such Emotions and Sensations, as were ... 28 July 1777 Parsons, Samuel Holden to Adams, John Upon the Public Affairs of the Country we all have a Right to speak freely and censure where ... 30 July 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I am sorry to find by your late Letter what indeed I expected to hear, that my Farm wants ... 30 July 1777 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John I dare say before this Time you have interpreted the Northern Storm; if the presages chill'd ...

August

12 June 1776 — 11 November 1777 Adams, John On Wednesday June 12. 1776 Congress resolved, That a Committee of Congress be appointed by ... 9 January 1777 — 15 January 1778 Adams, John to Massachusetts General Court ... 1 August 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail The Fleet is in Delaware Bay. 228 of them were seen, in the Offing, from Cape Henlopen, the ... 2 August 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail By an express last night from Cape May, We learn that the Fleet went out of the Bay, the ... 2 August 1777 Continental Congress, New England delegates to Washington, George As Congress have authorized your Excellency to send a proper Officer to take the Command in ... 4 August 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail Your kind Favour of July 23, came by the Post, this Morning. It revives me, to hear of your ... 4 August 1777 Lowell, John to Adams, John Mr. Babcock of Newhaven informs me that he wrote you respecting our maritime Laws, and the ... 5 August 1777 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John If allarming half a dozen places at the same time is an act of Generalship How may boast of ... 6 August 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail Price current.—Oak Wood £4:15s:od. Pr. Cord. Bad Beer, not so good as your Small Beer, 15d: ... 7 August 1777 Gordon, William to Adams, John This day 7-night I transmitted under cover to Mr. Hancock a number of anniversary sermons, ... 7 August 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail We have not yet the least Intimation of Howes Design. He is wasting away the Time. Let him ... 8 August 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I have concluded to run the Risque of sending Turner Home. It will save me the Expence of ... 8 August 1777 Rush, Benjamin to Adams, John In Observing the different operation of Whig principles upon different people, I have been ... 10 August 1777 Warren, James to Adams, John I Received your favours by Mr. Hewes and by the post since writeing which, you must have ... 11 August 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail Your kind Favour of July 30. and 31. was handed me, just now from the Post office. ... 11 August 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I have paid Turner, his Wages up to this day, and settled all Accounts with him. Besides ... 11 August 1777 Adams, John to Adams, John Quincy As the War in which your Country is engaged will probably hereafter attract your Attention, ... 11 August 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I think I have sometimes observed to you in Conversation, that upon examining the Biography ... 12 August 1777 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John A few lines by way of remembrance every week tho I have nothing new to write you if I may ... 12 August 1777 Adams, John to Warren, James I see by the Papers, our Assembly is called, and conclude it is now Sitting. ... 13 August 1777 Smith, Isaac Sr. to Adams, John I wrote you the post before last to which refer you. In your last you mention the prize ... 13 August 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail We have been sweltering here, for a great Number of days together, under the scalding Wrath ... 14 August 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail We are still parching under the fierce Heats of Dog days. It is agreed, by most People, that ... 14 August 1777 Warren, Mercy Otis to Adams, Abigail Most sincerly do I Congratulate My Friend on her Restoration to Health after pain, peril and ... 14 August 1777 Adams, Abigail to Warren, Mercy Otis This is the memorable fourteenth of August. This day 12 years the Stamp office was distroyd. ... 15 August 1777 Adams, John Resolved that a Copy of that Part of Coll Richardson's Letter which relates to Thomas ... 15 August 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail The Weather continues, as hot as ever. Upon my Word I dont know how to sustain it. Oh for a ... 17 August 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail Yesterday We had a cool Day, the Wind Easterly and cloudy, this Morning there is a brisk ... 18 August 1777 Adams, John to Warren, James The inclosed Copies, you will see must not be made public. You will communicate them in ... 19 August 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail The Weather still continues cloudy and cool and the Wind Easterly. ... 19 August 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail Your obliging Favour of the 5th. came by Yesterdays Post, and I intended to have answered it ... 20 August 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail This Day compleats three Years since I stepped into the Coach, at Mr. Cushings Door, in ... 21 August 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail This Morning, We have heard again from the Fleet. At 9 o Clock at Night, on the 14. Inst. ... 21 August 1777 Jefferson, Thomas to Adams, John Albemarle, Va., 21 August 1777. RC (Adams Papers); printed: Jefferson, Papers, 2:27–29. ... 22 August 1777 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John I came yesterday to this Town for a ride after my confinement, and to see my Friends. I have ... 23 August 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail It is now no longer a Secret, where Mr. Hows Fleet is. We have authentic Intelligence that ... 23 August 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail We have an Express, today from Governor Johnson, Captn. Nicholson and several other ... 24 August 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail We had last Evening a Thunder Gust, very sharp and violent, attended with plentifull Rain. ... 25 August 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail Yours of Aug. 12 and 13, came by this Mornings Post. ... 26 August 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail Howes Army, at least about 5000 of them besides his Light Horse, are landed, upon the Banks ... 27 August 1777 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John Your Man and Horse arrived the 22 day of this Month. The Horse and Man look pretty low in ... 29 August 1777 Lovell, James to Adams, Abigail It is probable that Genl. Howe will waste the fall of this year between Chesapeak Bay and ... 29 August 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail The Newspapers enclosed, will give you, all the Intelligence, of any Consequence. ... 30 August 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail A Letter from General Washington, was received last Night by the President, which I read. It ... 31 August 1777 Adams, John to Gordon, William The loss of Ty is in a train of serious enquiry. Altho this disaster for the present is ...

September

12 June 1776 — 11 November 1777 Adams, John On Wednesday June 12. 1776 Congress resolved, That a Committee of Congress be appointed by ... 9 January 1777 — 15 January 1778 Adams, John to Massachusetts General Court ... September 1777 Adams, John pd. at Quaker Town 2 1/2 dollars. ... 1 September 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail We have now run through the Summer, and altho the Weather is still warm, the fiercest of the ... 1 September 1777 Henshaw, Andrew to Adams, John I had the honor to recieve your favor of 19th. June and should have wrote you if it were ... 2 September 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I had Yesterday the Pleasure of yours of from Boston, and am happy to find that you have ... 3 September 1777 Henshaw, Andrew to Adams, John I this day had the pleasure to converse with the Hon. Mr. Warren who appears desirous to ... 3 September 1777 Nourse, Joseph to Adams, John The Resolves of Congress, directing every board to deliver into the secretary's Office, all ... 4 September 1777 Ward, Joseph to Adams, John Yesterday a severe skirmish happened between a party of seven hundred of our Troops and two ... 4 September 1777 Warren, James to Adams, John I thank you for yours of the 12th. and 18th August which came safe to hand. I am much ... 5 September 1777 Laurens, Henry to Trumbull, Joseph The Resolve of Congress which you will receive under this Cover will shew you that we are ... 7 September 1777 Warren, James to Adams, John I wrote you by the last post. I wonder whether all the Letters I write you get to hand, and ... 8 September 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail There has been a very general Apprehension, during the last Week that a general Action would ... 10 September 1777 Davis, Caleb to Adams, John I ask pardon for giveing you this Trouble, Amidst your More Important Concerns, but being ... 10 September 1777 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John The accounts you give of the Heat of the weather, gives me great uneasiness upon account of ... 10 September 1777 Cunningham, Peter to Adams, John I have been So missfortinate as to be out of my native Country when those unhappy wars ... 14 September 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail You will learn from the Newspapers before this reaches you, the situation of Things here. Mr.... 15 September 1777 Adams, John Fryday the 12, I removed from Captn. Duncans in Walnutt Street to the Revd. Mr. Sprouts in ... 16 September 1777 Adams, John to Officer in Charge of Hessian Prisoners I am directed by the Board of War to desire you, to deliver to Coll. Bird forty of the ... 16 September 1777 Adams, John No Newspaper this Morning. Mr. Dunlap has moved or packed up his Types. A Note from G. ... 17 September 1777 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John I have to acknowlidge a feast of Letters from you since I wrote last, their dates from ... 17 September 1777 Adams, Abigail to Lovell, James Your very polite favour was handed me this Evening. I esteem myself much obliged for the ... 17 September 1777 Warren, James to Adams, John Yours with the Inclosed came safe to hand last week, and have given me great pleasure. I ... 17 September 1777 UNKNOWN to UNKNOWN Business still continues dull but am in Hopes of a Speedy Change as it seems by the last ... 18 September 1777 Adams, John The violent N.E. Storm which began the Day before Yesterday continues. We are yet in ... 18 September 1777 Tufts, Cotton to Adams, John Our Spring was cold and Wet, Our Summer fruitful and the Fall forbodes a plentiful Harvest. ... 19 September 1777 Adams, John At 3 this Morning was waked by Mr. Lovell, and told that the Members of Congress were gone, ... 19 September 1777 McKean, Thomas to Adams, John I am informed, that some of the Members of Congress are dissatisfied with my allowing, as ... 20 September 1777 Adams, John Breakfasted at Mrs. J. B. Smiths. The old Gentleman, his Son Thomas the Loan Officer, were ... 21 September 1777 Adams, John It was a false alarm which occasioned our Flight from Philadelphia. Not a Soldier of Howes ... 21 September 1777 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John I immagine before this reaches you some very important Event must take place betwen the two ... 22 September 1777 Adams, John to Continental Army, officers Having here observed a diligent attention to the sick and wounded, and a benevolent desire ... 22 September 1777 Adams, John Breakfasted at Ringolds in Quaker Town, dined at Shannons in Easton at the Forks, slept at ... 23 September 1777 Adams, John Mr. Okeley Okely, Mr. Hassey Hasse and Mr. Edwine Ettwein came to see me. Mr. Edwine shewed ... 24 September 1777 Adams, John Fine Morning. We all went to Meeting last Evening, where Mr. Edwine gave the People a short ... 25 September 1777 Freeman, Samuel to Adams, John Knowing how much you have at Heart the Establishing the Currency of this State and the ... 25 September 1777 Adams, John Rode from Bethlehem through Allan Town, Yesterday, to a German Tavern, about 18 Miles from ... 28 September 1777 Sullivan, John to Adams, John Far from addressing you in The Language of friendship and Desiring your assistance as a ... 29 September 1777 MacCreery, William to Adams, John I did myself the pleasure to write you from Burdeaux the begining of this Month, giving you ... 30 September 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail It is now a long Time, since I had an Opportunity of writing to you, and I fear you have ... 30 September 1777 Allen, Heman to Campbell, Archibald By perusing the inclosed copy you will be able to judge what further measures will be ...

October

12 June 1776 — 11 November 1777 Adams, John On Wednesday June 12. 1776 Congress resolved, That a Committee of Congress be appointed by ... 9 January 1777 — 15 January 1778 Adams, John to Massachusetts General Court ... 1 October 1777 Rush, Benjamin to Adams, John It would have given me great pleasure to have Spent an hour with you in this place After my ... 5 October 1777 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John I know not where to direct to you, but hope you are secure. Tis said in some part of the ... 7 October 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I have no Time, nor Accommodations to write of late—besides I seldom know what to write, and ... 9 October 1777 Adams, John The Committee, to whom were referred the Papers, received from the President of the State of ... 9 October 1777 Ward, Joseph to Adams, John As you have had the history of the late action from the General, I shall not trouble you ... 9 October 1777 McNeill, Hector to Adams, John This will be handed you by Doctor John L Linn the Surgeon of our Ship, he goes to Congress ... 9 October 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I told you, in a former Letter, that I lodged at Gen. Roberdeau's. ... 10 October 1777 Warren, James to Adams, John You will recollect that A long time has elapsed since I had a Line from you. Our hopes and ... 10 October 1777 MacCreery, William to Adams, John I did myself the Honour to write to you from Nantez the 29th ultimo and at the Same time ... 12 October 1777 Warren, James to Adams, John I want Extreamly to hear from you to know what situation you are in, and what is the true ... 13 October 1777 Rush, Benjamin to Adams, John I have little to add to the long letter I wrote to you a few days ago, but that the event of ... 15 October 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I have not been able of late to keep up my Correspondence with you, so constantly, as my ... 20 October 1777 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John Tis true my dearest Friend that I have spent an anxious 3 weeks, and the sight of a Letter ... 21 October 1777 Rush, Benjamin to Adams, John I fear you will class me with the weeping philosophers of antiquity, but I cannot help it. ... 22 October 1777 Cooper, Samuel to Adams, John I write to you in Hast and Confidence—and beg you to conceal me when I speak with Freedom of ... 23 October 1777 Adams, John To agree upon and fix ascertain the necessary Sums of Money to be raised for the service of ... 24 October 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail It is with shame that I recollect that I have not written you more than two or three Letters ... 24 October 1777 Cooper, Samuel to Adams, John Two days agoe I wrote you an hasty Script. Perhaps I express'd myself too suddenly and ... 25 October 1777 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John The joyfull News of the Surrender of General Burgoin and all his Army to our Victorious ... 25 October 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail This Town is a small one, not larger than Plymouth.—There are in it, two German Churches, ... 26 October 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail Mr. Colman goes off for Boston Tomorrow. ... 28 October 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail We have been three days, soaking and poaching in the heavyest Rain, that has been known for ... 30 October 1777 Adams, Abigail to Smith, Isaac Jr. A favourable opportunity offering by Mr. Austin of writing to you, I embrace it, in ... 31 October 1777 Rush, Benjamin to Adams, John The disorders of our Army do not proceed from any natural faults in our men. On the contrary ... 31 October 1777 Allen, Heman to Campbell, Archibald By perusing the inclosed copy you will be able to judge what further measures will be ...

November

12 June 1776 — 11 November 1777 Adams, John On Wednesday June 12. 1776 Congress resolved, That a Committee of Congress be appointed by ... 9 January 1777 — 15 January 1778 Adams, John to Massachusetts General Court ... 3 November 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail This Moment I received your favour of Octr. 6. by Mr. Niles.—I am as well as can be expected.... 10 November 1777 Sullivan, John to Adams, John Nothing has given me more uneasiness than to find General Conway is about Leaving our Army ... 10 November 1777 Lovell, James to Adams, Abigail As the delivery of this Billet cannot be attended with the disagreable allarm which the ... 13 November 1777 Sullivan, John to Adams, John I this morning was favoured with yours of the 28 ultimo, which gave the more pleasure as I ... 14 November 1777 Lovell, James to Adams, John Tho I must refer you as well as Mr. Hancock to what I have written to Mr. S. Adams relative ... 14 November 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail Here I am.–I am bound home.–I suppose it will take me 14 days, perhaps 18 or 20, to reach ... 15 November 1777 Adams, John At Willis's at the Log Goal in New Jersey 28 miles from Easton. ... 16 November 1777 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John In a Letter which came to me to Night you chide yourself for neglecting writing so ... 17 November 1777 Adams, John Rode Yesterday from Logg Jail, Willis's, breakfasted at Hoffmans, at Sussex Ct. House, and ... 18 November 1777 Lovell, James to Adams, John It appears by Returns this day received from Genl. Gates that Burgoine must have destroyed ... 18 November 1777 Adams, John Lodged at Brooks's, 5 Miles from the North River. Rode to the Continental Ferry, crossed ... 19 November 1777 Adams, John Dined at Storms, lodged last night and breakfasted this Morning at Loudouns at Fish Kill. ... 19 November 1777 Adams, John to Gerry, Elbridge The inclosed Letter, I this Moment received and can think of no other Way, to answer the ... 20 November 1777 Adams, John To Harrwington Harwinton, Phillips's 5 Miles.—To Yales in Farmington 5.—To Humphreys in ... 21 November 1777 Adams, John To Hays's, Salmon Brook 5. miles.—To Southwick, Loomis, 6.—To Fowlers 3. miles.—To ... 21 November 1777 Tufts, Cotton to Adams, John Sometime in September last I wrote to You, and am not a little anxious to know whether you ... 22 November 1777 Lovell, James to Adams, John We have this Evening a Letter from Mr. Bingham of Octr. 13th. in which he tells us that the ... 27 November 1777 Continental Congress to Adams, John The delegates of the United States of New Hampshire, Massachusetts Bay, Rhode Island and ... 27 November 1777 Adams, John Resolved That it be Earnestly recommended to the several States, as soon as may be, to ... 28 November 1777 Lovell, James to Adams, John I shall not in my great hurry repeat to you any of the matters which I have written to Mr. S.... 28 November 1777 Roberdeau, Daniel to Adams, John I would not take pen in hand until I could reasonably suppose you safe arrived to your long ...

December

9 January 1777 — 15 January 1778 Adams, John to Massachusetts General Court ... December 1777 Chipman, Ward to Browne, Montfort Owing to the very partial opinion and recommendation of my Friend, you have been pleased to ... December 1777 Continental Congress That by the return of ordinance and stores taken from the enemy in the Northern department ... December 1777 Adams, John When I asked Leave of Congress to make a Visit to my Constituents and my Family in November ... 1 December 1777 Lovell, James to Adams, John As I was at the Secretaries yesterday I took off a few Resolutions from the Journals for ... 3 December 1777 Laurens, Henry to Adams, John The 28th. Ultimo I had the honour of writing to you by the Messenger Frederick Weare and of ... 3 December 1777 Continental Congress, Foreign Affairs Committee to Adams, John With great pleasure to ourselves we discharge our duty by inclosing to you your Commission ... 3 December 1777 Gerry, Elbridge to Adams, John I received your Favour of the 19th Novr on my Way to this Place; and the Business which your ... 6 December 1777 Bourne, Shearjashub to Adams, John Coll. Doane informs me, that he hath engaged you, in the Cause of his Brigantine, and his ... 6 December 1777 Adams, John to Lovell, James Your kind Favours of 14 and 18 Novr. I received together, this Evening. I thank you, for ... 6 December 1777 Adams, John to Gerry, Elbridge You must expect for the Future, to find in me, Situated as I am by a blissfull Fireside, ... 8 December 1777 Adams, John to Dana, Francis I wish you Joy of your new, Scaene and Stage: You will act your Part well I doubt not, and I ... 8 December 1777 Gerry, Elbridge to Adams, John Since my last the Situation of the Camp has prevented the Committee of Congress from ... 8 December 1777 Lovell, James to Adams, John Since my signing a letter to you with Colo. Lee an excellent opportunity of sending to ... 9 December 1777 Adams, John to Gerry, Elbridge Some day next Week Mr. John Thaxter, will Sett off, on his Journey for York Town. You may ... 9 December 1777 Adams, John to Roberdeau, Daniel I have never found an Opportunity, of presenting my Respects to you, Since I left York Town, ... 10 December 1777 Rice, Nathan to Adams, John Permit me to congratulate you on your return to your family and frends, of which I am ... 13 December 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail Yesterday was as fine for Travell as ever occurred at this season of the Year.—I reached ... 15 December 1777 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I arrived here, last Evening, in good Health. This Morning, General Whipple made me a Visit, ... 15 December 1777 Adams, Abigail to Lovell, James Your Letters arrived in the absence of Mr. Adams who is gone as far as Portsmouth, little ... 15 December 1777 Adams, Abigail to Roberdeau, Daniel Your obliging favour came to hand yesterday in the absence of my dearest Friend, and as he ... 16 December 1777 Adams, John Mr. Sewall. 3 Causes sett forth. Resolve of Congress, 25 Novr. 1775. March 23d. 1776. ... 16 December 1777 Whipple, Oliver The Libel sets forth three Facts as Causes of Condemnation viz. ... 17 December 1777 Jefferson, Thomas to Adams, John Williamsburg, Va., 17 December 1777. RC (Adams Papers); printed: Jefferson, Papers, ... 17 December 1777 Lovell, James to Adams, John Decr. 2d. ... 18 December 1777 Campbell, Archibald to Adams, John Mr. Heman Allen of Salisbury has transmitted to me the inclosed Copy of a letter from Mr. ... 21 December 1777 Lovell, James to Adams, John After the Resolve for stopping Burgoyne had passed, some were of opinion that a State of ... 21 December 1777 Lovell, James to Adams, John That you may excuse my vile manner of doing business, know that I am freezing in my little ... 22 December 1777 Marchant, Henry L. to Adams, John Tho' we are withdrawn from the Grand Congress and are about Eighty miles Assunder, yet I ... 23 December 1777 Adams, John to Gerry, Elbridge On my Return from Portsmouth, to which Place I made an Excursion upon a certain maritime ... 23 December 1777 Adams, John to President of Congress Having been Absent, on a Journey, I had not the Honour of receiving your Letters, until ... 24 December 1777 Adams, John to Roberdeau, Daniel Your most friendly and obliging Favour of 28. Novr was never delivered to me, untill the 22d ... 24 December 1777 Adams, John to Lovell, James I cannot omit this opportunity of acknowledging the Receipt of your kind Favours of 27 or 28 ... 24 December 1777 Adams, John to Continental Congress, Foreign Affairs Committee Having been absent from this State, I had not the Honour of your Favour of December 3d. ... 25 December 1777 Adams, John to Campbell, Archibald Three Days ago, I had the Honour of receiving your Letter of the 18th. of December, ... 27 December 1777 Kalb, Johann to Adams, John As you are going to France in a publick Character from the United States, will you give me ... 27 December 1777 Kalb, Johann to Broglie, Charles François, Comte de You take So great an Interest, in the Success of the American Cause, that I have made so ... 27 December 1777 Kalb, Johann to Moreau, M. The Friendship, with which you have always honoured me, sir, has made me take the Liberty to ... 30 December 1777 Lovell, James to Adams, John Mr. Geary otherways engaged has given me the pleasure of forwarding this Intelligence from ...