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Adams Family Correspondence, Volume 4

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6 October 1780 Fleury, François Louis Teissèdre de to Adams, Abigail I had the honor of forwarding to you two months ago, some Letters of your husband, deliver'd ... 8 October 1780 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John My unkle who is very attentive to acquaint me with every opportunity of conveyance, last ... 13 October 1780 Wigglesworth, Edward to Adams, Abigail I am directed by the Corporation to advise you, that the Hon. Mr. Adams, in his Letter ... 15 October 1780 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John I closed a long Letter to you only two days ago and sent it to Cales, but as no opportunity ... 16 October 1780 Bishop, John to Adams, Abigail I received yours of the 14th. ultmo., should not have defer'd answering it so long had I ... 18 October 1780 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John The vessel by which I mean to send this is bound for Amsterdam and had very nigh given me ... 18 October 1780 Adams, John to Verheyk, H. Mr. Adams presents his Compliments to the Rector and the Preceptor, and acquaints them that ... 20 October 1780 Warren, Mercy Otis to Adams, Abigail A Promiss made to my son to spend a week with our Friends at Braintree is readily Caught at ... 10 November 1780 Verheyk, H. to Adams, John La Desobeissance et L'impertinence de Monsieur votre Fils ainé, qui fait de son mieux pour ... 10 November 1780 Adams, John to Verheyk, H. I have this moment received, with Surprise and Grief, your Billet. ...

Enclosure GroupAbigail Adams to John Adams, with a List of Articles wanted from Holland

20 November 1780 Smith, William (1755-1816) to Adams, Abigail Cap. Davis arrived here last Thursday, by him Mr. Adams had sent a number of Letters, and ... 27 November 1780 Lovell, James to Adams, Abigail The enclosed is from no new Admirer. But it will not be less wellcome on that Score to a ... 27 November 1780 Tufts, Cotton to Adams, John I wrote to You last March also in June, the former by Capt. McNeil who had the Misfortune to ... 6 December 1780 Adams, John to Smith, Isaac Sr. Your Favours of August 21. and Sept. 9. I have received and am much obliged to you for them. ... 8 December 1780 Adams, Abigail to Thaxter, John I have been all impatience for several Months looking and longing to hear from abroad. From ... 9 December 1780 Adams, John to Tufts, Cotton Your Favour of July 25th was received in Paris in my Absence, and I have never had ... 13 December 1780 Waterhouse, Benjamin to Adams, John It so happened that I could not see the persons of whom I wished to enquire concerning the ... 18 December 1780 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I have this morning sent Mr. Thaxter, with my two Sons to Leyden, there to take up their ... 19 December 1780 Lovell, James to Adams, Abigail As you are entitled to a Wife's Portion of Mr. A's Honors and Satisfactions I inclose for ... 19 December 1780 Thaxter, John to Adams, John We arrived here last Evening at six oClock. This Morning We have a Sky and Air truly in the ... 20 December 1780 Adams, John to Adams, John Quincy You are now at an University, where many of the greatest Men have received their Education. ... 20 December 1780 Adams, John to Adams, John Quincy I have just received a Letter from Mr. Thaxter and another from your Brother, and should ... 21 December 1780 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, John Mr. Thaxter and brother Charles wrote both to you the day before yesterday and as I had no ... 21 December 1780 Warren, Mercy Otis to Adams, Abigail I should have wrote before according to promiss, but have been prevented the use of my Eyes ... 21 December 1780 Waterhouse, Benjamin to Adams, John I have the satisfaction of informing you that Mr. Thaxter and your Sons are now settled in ... 22 December 1780 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, John I have this day received two letters from you of the 20th. in one of which you say you would ... 22 December 1780 Thaxter, John to Adams, John I had the Honour of your favour of the 20th this Morning. I am happy to hear that your Eyes ... 23 December 1780 Adams, John to Adams, John Quincy I last night received yours of 21st. I have written twice to Mr. Thaxter and inclosed in ... 23 December 1780 Adams, John to Adams, John Quincy Yours of the 22d came to hand this Morning. I shall leave it wholly to Mr. Thaxters ... 25 December 1780 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John How much is comprised in that short sentance? How fondly can I call you mine, bound by every ... 26 December 1780 Thaxter, John to Adams, John I had the Honour of your favour of the 24th. instant this morning. ... 26 December 1780 Waterhouse, Benjamin to Adams, John I was glad to find by your letter of the 23d. inst. that what we have hitherto done meets ... 28 December 1780 Adams, John to Adams, John Quincy The Ice is so universal now that I suppose you spend some Time in Skaiting every day. It is ... 1 January 1781 Thaxter, John to Adams, John I have the Honour to inclose You “Les fondemons de la Jurisprudence Naturelle” by Professor ... 3 January 1781 Adams, Abigail to Lovell, James Your favour of december 19 was deliverd me this day. I would not omit by this post to thank ... 4 January 1781 Adams, Abigail to Willis, Nathaniel Your favour of december 21 was deliverd me enclosing the extract relative to Mr. Hutchinson. ... 8 January 1781 Adams, Abigail to Warren, Mercy Otis No, my dear Madam, not affronted I hope; you did not say so with a good grace, the only time ... 8 January 1781 Lovell, James to Adams, Abigail Yes I will try it. To one of the most sensible, virtuous and consequently most lovely of the ... 15 January 1781 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John Capt. Caznew is now just about to sail. I wrote large packets to go by him a month ago, but ... 18 January 1781 Cranch, Richard to Adams, John As there is a Vessell now here bound for Holland by which (if not sooner) you will doubtless ... 21 January 1781 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John The vessel is not yet gone, and I find I have a towns man going in her. He came this evening ... 21 January 1781 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John Quincy Tis a long time since I had the pleasure of a Letter from you. If you wrote to me by Capt. ... 23 January 1781 Thaxter, John to Adams, John I had the Honour of your Note and the inclosed Extracts yesterday Morning; I waited on Mr. ... 25 January 1781 Thaxter, John to Adams, John Your favour of yesterday was recieved this morning. I suspect it was opened before it came ... 28 January 1781 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John Last Evening General Lincoln call'd here introducing to me a Gentleman by the Name of Col. ... 31 January 1781 Adams, John to Adams, John Quincy I have received, by the Way of Bilboa, a Letter from your Mamma, of the 8th of October, in ... 1 February 1781 Thaxter, John to Adams, John I have waited on Mr. Luzac with the Crisis, who is much obliged to You for it, and will ... 3 February 1781 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, John I yesterday received your's of the 31st of Jany. in whic you desir'd me to write you a few ... 5 February 1781 Adams, Abigail to Thaxter, John I have not had the pleasure of a line from you since your arrival in Holland. I fear I have ... 8 February 1781 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John Quincy I fear you will think Mamma is unmindfull of you if she does not write you a few lines by so ... 11 February 1781 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, John I received a day or two agone the vocabulary which I desir'd you to send, for which I am ... 11 February 1781 Thaxter, John to Adams, John I have the Honour to inform You that Charles was matriculated the 29th. of last Month, by ... 12 February 1781 Adams, John to Adams, John Quincy I received to day, your Favour of 11. ... 18 February 1781 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, John The other day I received your letter, of the 12th of this month, in which you ask me whether ... 27 February 1781 Lovell, James to Adams, Abigail Your Effects, expected in the Alliance, came in the Ariel. Yesterday two Cases were brought ... 27 February 1781 Smith, Isaac Sr. to Adams, John I wrote you a few days since by a ship which goes in Company with this of the success under ... 1 March 1781 Lovell, James to Adams, Abigail In my last I told you that the Case which was brought to my Lodgings for your Benefit did ... 5 March 1781 Adams, Abigail to Warren, Mercy Otis Your two sons did me the favour of calling upon me yesterday morning and Breakfasting with ... 5 March 1781 Lovell, James to Adams, Abigail Doctr. Winship left this City Today and has been so kind as to take into his Care two small ... 6 March 1781 Dana, Elizabeth Ellery to Adams, Abigail Your favor of the 5th gave me sensible pain. Had I had the least doubt that you was not so ... 11 March 1781 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail My Letters by Davis, Mr. Guild &c. are lost.—Pray did you get the Goods by Davis? ... 11 March 1781 Adams, John to Smith, Isaac Sr. Your favour of the 18th. of Decr. reached me to day. I lament the Loss of my Letters by ... 17 March 1781 Adams, Abigail to Lovell, James It was not till the last week in Febry. that your favour of Janry. 8th reachd me. I had ... 19 March 1781 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John It was only an hour ago that I was informd of a vessel just ready to sail for Amsterdam; by ... 1 April 1781 Thaxter, John to Adams, Abigail I have been duly honoured with your two favours of the 18th. of Novr. and 8th. of December. ... 5 April 1781 Thaxter, John to Adams, John Knowing that the Fever of your dear Charles is a Source of continual Anxiety to You, any ... 6 April 1781 Shaw, Elizabeth Smith to Cranch, Mary Smith When I received your last kind, and daily Remembrance of me, I felt doubly obliged, for I ... 8 April 1781 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, Abigail I have been wanting to write to you this sometime but there has been nothing worth writing, ... 17 April 1781 Lovell, James to Adams, Abigail By your Letter of the 3d. received this day I find that I have lost the Pleasure of having ... 23 April 1781 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John You will wonder I suppose to what part of the world all the Letters you have written since ... 23 April 1781 Lovell, James to Adams, Abigail Not receiving any Line from you by this day's post, I recur to your favor of April 3d. ... 28 April 1781 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail Congress have been pleased to give me so much other Business to do, that I have not Time to ... 2 May 1781 Gardoqui, Joseph & Sons (business) to Adams, Abigail Your much respected and highly Esteemed favour of the 4th of Septr. last we duelly received ... 10 May 1781 Adams, Abigail to Lovell, James Upon opening your favour of April 17 my Heart Beat a double stroke when I found that the ... 13 May 1781 Adams, Abigail to Lovell, James I wrote you by the last post with a freedom which perhaps you may think I had no right to ... 13 May 1781 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, John As you may possibly not come here before the 18th I write to know, if I must leave these ... 14 May 1781 Adams, John to Adams, John Quincy I received yours of 13 this morning. ... 14 May 1781 Lovell, James to Adams, Abigail By a Letter of the 1st., this Moment received, I find that my amiable and respected Friend ... 16 May 1781 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I am now settled at Amsterdam on the Keysers Gragt near the Spiegel Straat. Charles is with ... 17 May 1781 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, John I reciev'd this morning your letter of the 14th. in which you speak of Poetry, and although ... 18 May 1781 Adams, John to Adams, John Quincy I have this Morning received yours inclosing a Letter from the Duke de la Vauguion. ... 19 May 1781 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, John I reciev'd this morning your yesterday's favour, in which you say, you want to hear of my ... 21 May 1781 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, John Inclosed are some numbers of the lettres Hollandoises.I took them out of thier covers, ... 21 May 1781 Hughes, Hugh to Adams, Abigail I do myself the Honour, at the Request of the Honble. James Lovel Esq; Member of Congress, ... 21 May 1781 Lovell, James to Adams, Abigail I hope you are not still without later Dates from Mr. A's Hand than what we have—Oct. 24. I ... 21 May 1781 Waterhouse, Benjamin to Adams, John Almost every body here is preparing for the fair which opens next Thursday, and as this is ... 22 May 1781 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I Yesterday received your Letters by Captain Cazneau and Mr. De Neufville received his, and ... 23 May 1781 Adams, Abigail to Thaxter, John The sight of your old Friend Mr. Storer will give you sensible pleasure, he means to be the ... 23 May 1781 Smith, Isaac Sr. to Adams, John Not knowing but this may reach you as soon or sooner than a conveyance from Newbury (a ship ... 24 May 1781 Adams, Abigail (daughter of JA and AA) to Adams, John Quincy And are you really determined my Dear Brother not to condescend to write to your Sister ...

Enclosure GroupAbigail Adams to John Adams, with a List of Articles wanted from Holland

25 May 1781 Adams, Abigail (daughter of JA and AA) to Thaxter, John My mamma has so often reminded me of a deficiency in politeness in not replying to your ...

Enclosure GroupJean de Neufville & Son to Abigail Adams, with an Invoice of Goods shipped from Amsterdam

26 May 1781 Adams, Abigail to Adams, Charles I am sometimes affraid my dear Boy that you will be spoilt by being a favorite. Praise is a ... 26 May 1781 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John Quincy I hope this Letter will be more fortunate than yours have been of late. I know you must have ... 27 May 1781 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John I have written so largely to you by Mr. Storer who goes in the same vessel, that I should ... 27 May 1781 Thaxter, John to Adams, Abigail I have been honoured with your favor of the 5th. February last. It would give me infinite ... 28 May 1781 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John I could not have conceived that a Letter written upon merely political subjects could have ... 28 May 1781 Cranch, Richard to Adams, John Having an Oportunity by Doctor Dexter, now bound to Europe, I gladly embrace it to write you ... 29 May 1781 Adams, John to Adams, John Quincy I am two Letters, I believe in your Debt, but I have been too busily engaged, to be able to ... 29 May 1781 Lovell, James to Adams, Abigail Yesterday's Post brought me your Letters of the 10th and 14 with a Copy of March 17. on the ... 30 May 1781 Adams, John to Adams, John Quincy If there are any extraordinary Productions of Nature or Art, exhibited, at the Fair of ... 1 May 1781 — 31 May 1781 Cranch, Elizabeth to Adams, John Quincy How shall I excuse myself for my long neglecting to write to you? Should I offer any other ... 16 June 1781 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail Mr. Le Roy the Bearer of this is a native of N. York but has lived nine years in Amsterdam ... 16 June 1781 Lovell, James to Adams, Abigail I have already acknowledged the Receipt of your Letter of May 10th covering a Copy of March ... 16 June 1781 Sever, Sarah to Adams, Abigail I am exceedingly oblig'd to Mrs. Adams for her condescention, in the communications she has ... 17 June 1781 Shippen, Alice Lee to Adams, Elizabeth Welles I have long promis'd my self the Honor of a Correspondence with you Madam, and now I cannot ... 20 June 1781 Tufts, Cotton to Adams, John I am told that a Vessell will this Day sail for Holland. I know not how to neglect so fair ... 22 June 1781 Cranch, Richard to Adams, John I wrote you by Doctor Dexter on the 28th Ulto. which I hope will come safe to hand. Tho' I ... 23 June 1781 Adams, Abigail to Lovell, James And is there no medium Sir, between terms which might be misconstrued, and the cold formal ... 26 June 1781 Lovell, James to Adams, Abigail The Alliance may have brought you Letters: neither that nor the Franklin have given us any ... 30 June 1781 Adams, Abigail to Lovell, James At length the mistery is unravelld, and by a mere accident I have come to the knowledge of ... 30 June 1781 Adams, Abigail to Shippen, Alice Lee Your favour of june 17 was put into my Hands last Evening, and tho not realy intended for ... 1 July 1781 Hughes, Hugh to Adams, Abigail I am honoured with your very polite Favour of the 10th of June, which arrived in my Absence.... 2 July 1781 Lovell, James to Adams, Abigail The Gentleman by whom I meant to send the inclosed was obliged unexpectedly to return to ... 11 July 1781 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I am called to this Place, in the Course of my Duty: but dont conceive from it any hopes of ... 13 July 1781 Lovell, James to Adams, Abigail I have already acknowledged the Receipt of your Favour of June 10th. Severely as it ... 14 July 1781 Adams, Abigail to Lovell, James Your favour by General Ward was not deliverd me till this day or I should have replied to it ... 16 July 1781 Cranch, Richard to Adams, John I have enclosed to you a Copy of certain Letters lately transmitted to Congress by B:F: Esqr.... 16 July 1781 Thaxter, John to Adams, John I have the honor to inclose You the 23d. No. of the Politique Hollandais. ... 17 July 1781 Lovell, James to Adams, Abigail The Dates of my Letters connected with the Time of the Receipt of yours are become somewhat ... 20 July 1781 Adams, Abigail to Gerry, Elbridge When I looked for your Name among those who form the Representative Body of the people this ... 20 July 1781 — 6 August 1781 Adams, Abigail to Lovell, James Your two Letters of june 26 and july 2d came safe to hand together with the resolves which ... 21 July 1781 Thaxter, John to Adams, Abigail Ten months have I been waiting for an opportunity to forward my Letters, but none has ... 25 July 1781 Neufville, Jean de, & Fils (business) to Adams, Abigail We regret that your Ladyship's letter of 25th April should not have Came to our hands soon ... 30 July 1781 Gerry, Elbridge to Adams, Abigail I have been honored with your Letter of the 20th Instant, on a Matter of the highest Concern ... 1 August 1781 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John O that I could realize the agreable reverie of the last Night when my dear Friend presented ... 4 August 1781 Adams, Abigail to Gerry, Elbridge The very quick reply with wish which you honourd my Letter together with the Friendly ... 10 August 1781 Lovell, James to Adams, Abigail I am persuaded to believe that I have acknowledged the Receipt of your Favor of June 30th ... 20 August 1781 Lovell, James to Adams, Abigail I am too ill to write much. Your Ease of Mind is what I wish to promote by confirming what I ... 23 August 1781 Lovell, James to Adams, Abigail I feared moths—have opened your Goods—aired and shook the Wollens—added good Tobacco leaves ... 24 August 1781 Lovell, James to Adams, Abigail After giving a few Lines for you yesterday to the Commissary General of Prisoners who was ... 25 August 1781 Thaxter, John to Adams, Abigail (daughter of JA and AA) I was yesterday honoured with a Letter from Braintree dated the 25th of May last, and tho' ... 31 August 1781 Boylston, John to Adams, John You may possibly wonder at my Silence in not writing you during so long a period and which ... 31 August 1781 Gerry, Elbridge to Adams, Abigail Agreable to the Request contained in your Letter of the 4th, I have the Pleasure of ... 1 August 1781 — 31 August 1781 Shippen, Alice Lee to Adams, Abigail I rejoice at any circumstance that begins a correspondence with a lady whose acquaintance I ... 1 August 1781 — 31 August 1781 Thaxter, John to Adams, Abigail I am almost ashamed to intrude another Letter by this Conveyance, which, if it should prove ... 1 September 1781 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, John We arrived here on Monday the 16/27 instant having left Amsterdam the N.S. 7th of July And ... 4 September 1781 Lovell, James to Adams, Abigail Supposing Col. Laurens to have arrived at Rh. Island, I was greatly chagrined when he told ... 12 September 1781 Adams, Abigail to Lovell, James I cannot swallow your prohibition with a good grace and yet I am glad I know the real cause ... 13 September 1781 Smith, Isaac Sr. to Adams, John Itt is sometime since any of your friends have had a line from you though many Vessells have ... 15 September 1781 Lovell, James to Adams, Abigail Under a Date of Aug. 24 I did myself the Pleasure to endeavour to convey to you later ... 19 September 1781 Adams, John Quincy to Thaxter, John We arriv'd here the 16th of August old stile, (which is universally used yet, all over this ... 20 September 1781 Adams, Abigail to Lovell, James In truth Friend thou art a Queer Being—laugh where I must, be candid where I can.—Your ... 26 September 1781 Cranch, Richard to Adams, John Tho' I have often wrote to your Excellency, yet I have not had the Happiness of a Line from ... 26 September 1781 Jackson, William to Adams, John Lest the date of my letter should alarm your Excellency, I am happy in prefacing it with an ... 29 September 1781 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John Three days only did it want of a year from the date of your last Letter, when I received by ... 30 September 1781 Waterhouse, Benjamin to Adams, John I imagine You heard by the last Post of our being at this Place, and the reasons of our ... 5 October 1781 Lovell, James to Adams, Abigail I doubt not Madam, you have Letters from Mr. Adams of later Date than what we have received ... 9 October 1781 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail This is the first Time, I have been able to write you, since my Sickness.—Soon after my ... 9 October 1781 Lovell, James to Adams, Abigail Yesterday's Post brought me your Favour of Sepr. 26th. Your dear Boy Charles should most ... 14 October 1781 Gardoqui, Joseph & Sons (business) to Adams, Abigail Since the above duplicatte of our last Respectts to you has Kissed our hands your allways ... 20 October 1781 Adams, John to Jackson, William Your Letter, Sir, of the 26 Ult. I received last night, and should have been astonished at ... 21 October 1781 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John It is now four weeks since Capt. Newman arrived in the Brig Gates and brought me your Letter ... 21 October 1781 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I have not yet seen the Work from whence the inclosed Extracts were made. A set is on the ... 23 October 1781 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, Abigail I am afraid you will think I was negligent in not writing more than I did by so good an ... 23 October 1781 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, John I wrote you just after I arrived here, and gave you a short sketch of my Journey from ... 26 October 1781 Jackson, William to Adams, John I had the honor to address your Excellency from Corunna on the 26 of last month, in which ... 29 October 1781 Tufts, Cotton to Adams, John In my last I informed You of the Enemy's taking a Post in Virginia. At that Time they were ... 30 October 1781 Cranch, Richard to Adams, John I am just come from Braintree, and hear a Vessell is to sail for France directly: I have ... 3 November 1781 Cranch, Richard to Adams, John By Capt. Haydon who arrived here the day before yesterday I received a Pacquet of ... 14 November 1781 Adams, John to Jackson, William Last night I had the Honour of your Favour of 26 of October and congratulate you on your ... 15 November 1781 Adams, Abigail to Lovell, James Do you know a Man by the Name of More What is his character? ... 26 November 1781 Lovell, James to Adams, Abigail I shall have an excellent Opportunity to send those Articles of yours, which have been long ... 29 November 1781 Lovell, James to Adams, Abigail My Almanac says that I wrote to you on the 9th. of October, but your Favour of Sepr. 26. ... 30 November 1781 Gardoqui, Joseph & Sons (business) to Adams, Abigail We beg leave to Trouble you above with duplicate of our last Respectts to you, and as have ... 30 November 1781 Jackson, William to Adams, John The last post brought me your Excellency's letter of the 14. I hope Doctor Franklin will be ... 1 December 1781 Adams, John to Jackson, William Last night I received yours of the 12 Novr. and am very sorry to find, that you were not ... 1 December 1781 Dana, Elizabeth Ellery to Adams, Abigail This is the first opportunity I have had since my Journey of congratulating you upon your ... 2 December 1781 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail Your favours of September 29 and Oct. 21. are before me. I avoided saying any Thing about ... 2 December 1781 Thaxter, John to Adams, Abigail 'Tis a pleasing Reflexion to one absent, that his Correspondence with his friends meets with ... 4 December 1781 Lovell, James to Adams, Abigail In answer to some Questions contained in your Letter of Sepr. 26 you may know that Mr. ... 9 December 1781 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John I hear the Alliance is again going to France with the Marquis Fayett and the Count de ... 9 December 1781 Adams, Abigail to Thaxter, John I do not take up my pen by way of reply to any Letter of yours— that is not in my power. 15 ... 14 December 1781 Adams, John to Adams, John Quincy Your Letter of 21 Aug. O.S. the first I have received, reached me only two or three days ago.... 15 December 1781 Adams, John to Adams, John Quincy This day Mr. Sayre arrived, with your Letter of the 12/23 of October. Yours of August I ... 18 December 1781 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I have Letters from Mr. Dana and his young Attendant, at St. Petersbourg. Both well and in ... 18 December 1781 Adams, John to Cranch, Richard I send you a Volume of Politics. A Second Volume will be ready in 6 or 7 Weeks.—You will ... 19 December 1781 Thaxter, John to Adams, Abigail By the last Mails came the King's Speech, the Address of the two Houses in answer, and the ... 22 December 1781 Thaxter, John to Adams, John Quincy J'ai bien-recu les Lettres que vous m'avez fait l'honneur de m'ecrire de Francfort et de ... 23 December 1781 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John I knew not untill half an hour ago that Mr. Guile intended for Europe, he did not know it ... 4 January 1782 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail My Health is returning to me by degrees, and I hope to be fully reestablished by the Help of ... 4 January 1782 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I hope, Charles is at home by this time or that he will be in a few days. I presume he ... 8 January 1782 Adams, Abigail to Lovell, James Yes I have been Sick confined to my chamber with a slow fever. I have been unhappy through ... 12 January 1782 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, John Last night I received your letters of the 14th and 15th. You make me a great number of ... 13 January 1782 Adams, John Quincy to Thaxter, John Je viens de recevoir la lettre que vous m'avez fait l'honneur de m'écrire le 22 du mois ... 23 January 1782 Smith, Isaac Sr. to Adams, John In Haveing an Opportunity by Via Bilbao, I have the pleasure of communicating to you the ... 31 January 1782 Cranch, Richard to Adams, John I have the happiness to inform you that your Son Charles arriv'd at Beverly from Bilboa last ... 5 February 1782 Adams, John to Adams, John Quincy Yesterday I received your Letter of Jany. 1/12, and thank you for your account of the Place ... 28 February 1782 Lovell, James to Adams, Abigail “Mr. Lovell, do let me entreat you, this thirtieth time, to write a few Lines to Mrs. Adams. ... 1 February 1782 — 31 March 1782 Adams, Abigail to Shaw, Elizabeth Smith I yesterday received a congratulatory Letter from you, upon the safe arrival of my dear ... 4 March 1782 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, John I receiv'd three days agone your favour of Feby. 5th. I have found a good Latin and french ... 7 March 1782 Thaxter, John to Adams, Abigail Your favor of the 9th. of December last informs me of the Arrival of the Apollo, Minerva, ... 17 March 1782 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John Altho I know not of a single opportunity by which I can convey to You my constant anxiety ... 17 March 1782 Adams, John Quincy to Cranch, Elizabeth Some days agone I received a letter from you dated May last. The true reason why I have not ... 18 March 1782 Adams, John Quincy to Thaxter, John Monsieur Faleisen qui vous remettra ceci se proposant de partir aujourd'hui pour Amsterdam, ... 22 March 1782 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail Your humble Servant has lately grown much into Fashion in this Country. Nobody scarcely of ... 23 March 1782 Ingraham & Bromfield (business) to Adams, Abigail By direction of Mr. Adams We have Consignd to Isaac Smith Esqr. a Case of Merchandize for ... 29 March 1782 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail The states of Holland and West Friesland have resolved, 28 March to admit Mr. Adams to an ... 31 March 1782 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, John I should have written to you by Mr. Felleisen, who will doubtless have arrived before this ... 1 April 1782 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail The States of Holland and West Friesland have followed the Example of Friesland, in ... 10 April 1782 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John How great was my joy to see the well known Signature of my Friend after a Melancholy ... 10 April 1782 Adams, Abigail to Lovell, James I have not had the pleasure of a line from you since your arrival in Philadelphia, but I ... 10 April 1782 Hill, Hugh to Adams, Abigail Shold Estem a fever to Ordr Som of your frends to pay me for your Son Charls Pasheg from ... 16 April 1782 Adams, Abigail to Hill, Hugh The day after my Son reachd home I wrote to you and requested you would inform me what I was ... 16 April 1782 Hill, Hugh to Adams, Abigail Yours I reseved this morning and I asner you madam that twenty five Guines is the Costomry ... 20 April 1782 Thaxter, John to Adams, John I have the honor to congratulate You on the final Resolution of the Generality, the News of ... 25 April 1782 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John Whenever any difficulty encompasses me, my first thought is how would my Friend conduct in ... 28 April 1782 Adams, John to Adams, John Quincy Yours of March 20/31 I have received. ... 1 April 1782 — 30 April 1782 Adams, Abigail (daughter of JA and AA) to Cranch, Elizabeth Knowing your benevolent heart is ever gratified by hearing of the wellfare of your friends, ... 3 May 1782 Adams, Abigail (daughter of JA and AA) to Adams, John Quincy I am conscious my dear Brother that I have appeared deficient in my duty and affection by ... 4 May 1782 Thaxter, John to Adams, John I have sent to Mr. Hodshon since your Departure to send the Packer, but he cannot come 'till ... 6 May 1782 Thaxter, John to Adams, John We have made a serious Beginning this morning, and have already completed the packing of the ... 13 May 1782 Adams, John to Adams, John Quincy I have the Pleasure to inform you, that Yesterday I removed into this House, and am now ... 14 May 1782 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail On the Twelfth, I removed into this House which I have purchased for the United States of ... 16 June 1782 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I find that the Air of the Hague, and the Return of warm Weather, tho later than was ever ... 17 June 1782 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John There is not any thing in this Life, now my Dear Friend is seperated from me, that can ... 17 June 1782 Adams, Abigail to Thaxter, John I had no intention that the Fire Brand should sail without my replying to your repeated kind ... 17 June 1782 Adams, John to Cranch, Richard “I can tell you no secrets about Peace—a Mr. Forth, a Mr. Aswald Oswald and a Mr. Greenville ... 23 June 1782 Thaxter, John to Adams, Abigail Since my last an important Revolution has taken place here respecting our Country. A formal ... 28 June 1782 Boylston, John to Adams, John I am now most happy to felicitate you and our Parent Country on the fortunate Event which ... 1 June 1782 — 30 June 1782 Adams, Abigail (daughter of JA and AA) to Cranch, Elizabeth I have not heard a word from B— since Wedensday last. I want much to know how you all do. I ... 1 July 1782 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail Your charming Letters of April 10 and 22d were brought me, Yesterday. That of 22d is upon ... 1 July 1782 Ingraham & Bromfield (business) to Adams, Abigail We had the Honor to write you 23d. March by the Ship Enterprize, Capt. Danl. Deshon and then ... 2 July 1782 Adams, John to Cranch, Richard “I am among a People, whose slowness puts all my Patience to the Tryal, and in a Climate ... 5 July 1782 Adams, John to Boylston, John I have received your kind Letter of the 28 June, and thank you for your Congratulations. ...

Enclosure GroupAbigail Adams to John Adams, with a List of Articles wanted by Mrs. Warren

18 July 1782 Adams, Abigail to Thaxter, John Aya—Eliza—and is it thus you honour the bare resemblance, thus place round your Neck the ... 19 July 1782 Winthrop, Hannah to Adams, Abigail Near the dusk of last Evening, I was Honored with your Favor, by the hand of the amiable ... 22 July 1782 Adams, John Quincy to Thaxter, John Monsieur Dana reçut il y a quelques jours une lettre, par la quelle vous lui mandéz ... 25 July 1782 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail In this Country, as in all others, Men are much Addicted to “Hobby Horses.” These Nags are ... 27 July 1782 Thaxter, John to Adams, Abigail Soon after writing You at Amsterdam, I was unfortunate enough to have a Relapse, after I ... 5 August 1782 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John I know not any pleasure equal to that which arises from feeding the Hungry, cloathing the ... 14 August 1782 Thaxter, John to Adams, John Quincy Yours of 22d ulto. arrived a few days agone. I acknowledge myself much in Arrears, tho' I ... 15 August 1782 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail Mr. Thaxter is getting better and Mr. Charles Storer is now with me, and We may be all now ... 16 August 1782 Thaxter, John to Adams, Abigail I am to express my Acknowledgments to You for your kind favor of the 17th. June last, with ... 17 August 1782 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail Your Favour of June 17. arrived this Day and gave me, all the tender and melancholly ... 17 August 1782 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail The Situation of my dear Brother, at the date of yours 17. June, has allarmed me so much ... 18 August 1782 Adams, John to Adams, John Quincy It is with Pleasure that I enclose this amiable Letter from your Sister, which breaths a ... 28 August 1782 Adams, John to Quincy, Norton I Sigh every day, in whatever Scaene I am in for a walk down to your House and a Day by your ... 31 August 1782 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail All well.—You will send these Papers to some Printer when you have done with them. ... 1 August 1782 — 31 August 1782 Adams, John to Tufts, Cotton I have only time to inclose a few Papers and to pray for your Health and Prosperity. ... 3 September 1782 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John If my Letters have been as successfull as I wish them, you must have heard many times from ... 3 September 1782 Thaxter, John to Adams, Abigail What pleasing Sensations does a Packet from the other side of the Atlantic produce? Every ... 5 September 1782 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John Your kind favours of May 14th and June 16th came to Hand last Evening; and tho I have only ... 6 September 1782 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, John Coll. Vallentin having been detained some time at Amsterdam by the arrival of the Grand Duke ... 7 September 1782 Smith, Isaac Sr. to Adams, John I Yesterday received your long lookt favor being the Only One I have received for two Years. ... 10 September 1782 Waterhouse, Benjamin to Adams, Abigail When I was at Braintree I mentioned to you that I was pretty certain I had a letter from Mr. ... 17 September 1782 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I have transmitted Money to the young Men, whom you mentioned to me, and have expected every ... 24 September 1782 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail The Lyars Stick at nothing. The Paragraphs in the enclosed Paper, which respect me, are ... 26 September 1782 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail (daughter of JA and AA) I have received your charming letter, which you forgot to date, by Mrs. Rogers. Your ... 26 September 1782 Tufts, Cotton to Adams, John Yours of July 2d. I received being the first, since you left America. I rejoice at the ... 27 September 1782 Adams, John Quincy to Thaxter, John I received a few days agone your favour of the 14th. of August. You say you have had a Fire ... 1 September 1782 — 30 September 1782 Adams, Abigail (daughter of JA and AA) to Cranch, Elizabeth Mr. Robbins dined with us to day and has just now told me he intends to make you a vis this ...

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