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Adams Family Correspondence, Volume 7

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2 January 1786 Shaw, Elizabeth Smith to Adams, Abigail Yes! My Dear Sister, Mr. and Mrs Allen are just gone from here, and carried away my Betsy ... 3 January 1786 Smith, Elizabeth Storer to Adams, Abigail Notwithstanding the unconquerable aversion I ever had to writing I cannot forbear taking up ... 5 January 1786 Tufts, Cotton to Adams, Abigail I have to thank you for your Communications of Sept and Octob. which came to Hand. And I ... 10 January 1786 Adams, Abigail to Tufts, Cotton A Boston paper which reachd us by way of Newyork informd me of the Death of my dear Aunt 3 ... 12 January 1786 Tufts, Cotton to Adams, Abigail I wrote to you last Week by Capt Lyde, expecting that He would have sailed the next Day. I ... 17 January 1786 Baldwin, Edward to Adams, Abigail Understanding that through the means of some improper and unjust Conduct in your Servants ... 22 January 1786 Adams, Abigail (daughter of JA and AA) to Adams, John Quincy I have taken my pen, to frame an appology to you my Dear Brother. There are so many that ... 26 January 1786 Adams, Abigail to Cranch, Mary Smith A mr Anstey who is appointed by the British Goverment to visit the different States; for the ... 6 February 1786 Adams, John Quincy to Cranch, William Although I have been writing a long Letter to Charles, I still must find something to say to ... 9 February 1786 Adams, Abigail (daughter of JA and AA) to Adams, John Quincy This my Brother is the day appropriated for the celebration of the Queens Birth day. It ... 9 February 1786 Cranch, Mary Smith to Adams, Abigail The vacancy is up and our Sons are just return'd to their Studies at college. Were they ...

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12 February 1786 Storer, Charles to Adams, Abigail Times without number have I been questioned on the history you communicated to me just ... 14 February 1786 Adams, Abigail (daughter of JA and AA) to Cranch, Elizabeth Mr Smith informed me last Evening of an opportunity of writing by Way of N York and as I ... 14 February 1786 Shaw, Elizabeth Smith to Adams, Abigail (daughter of JA and AA) Yours My Dear Niece, of October 2d came safe to hand, and as I read, I could not but admire ... 16 February 1786 Adams, Abigail to Adams, Charles Your Letters of october 23 and your last by capt Lyde gave me great pleasure, and the ... 16 February 1786 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John Quincy Captain Lyde is arrived to our no small joy and brought us a charming parcel of Letters, ... 21 February 1786 Adams, Abigail to Tufts, Cotton Captain Lyde arrived a week ago, and yesterday, he and mr Jenks dinned with us. By the ... 25 February 1786 Adams, Abigail to Smith, William Stephens Last evening col Forrest sent a servant with a Letter addrest to me, but upon opening it, I ... 26 February 1786 Adams, Abigail to Cranch, Mary Smith To you I am largely indebted for domestick intelligence and many valuable Letters. I have ... 4 March 1786 Adams, Abigail to Shaw, Elizabeth Smith I seldom feel a sufficient stimulous for writing untill I hear that a vessel is just about ... 11 March 1786 Adams, John to Cranch, Richard I am very much obliged to you, for your Friend Ship to my Brother Adams, and hope that his ... 11 March 1786 Adams, John to Tufts, Cotton Your kind Favours of Nov 12. and 24. and Decr 21 are before me. I Sympathize with you, under ... 15 March 1786 Adams, Abigail to Cranch, Mary Smith Mrs Hay call'd upon me a sunday whilst I was gone to meeting to let me know that She ... 15 March 1786 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, Abigail (daughter of JA and AA) What shall I say to justify the date of this letter, after so many fair promises to be ... 18 March 1786 Shaw, Elizabeth Smith to Adams, Abigail Should I my Dear Sister, too much alarm the Heart of an affectionate Mother, solicitous for ... 19 March 1786 Adams, John to Adams, John Quincy This Letter, I presume, will find you at the University, where I hope you will pass your ... 20 March 1786 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John Quincy Altho I have written you a very long Letter by way of Newyork, yet should one vessel go to ... 20 March 1786 Adams, John to Cranch, Richard In a Letter to R. R. Livingston, Secretary of state for foreign Affairs, dated The Hague ... 21 March 1786 Adams, Abigail to Cranch, Mary Smith I have just returnd from a visit to Moor Place Moor feilds, Where I have been to take leave ... 22 March 1786 Cranch, Mary Smith to Adams, Abigail Your Son JQA is become a son of Harvard. He was admited last wednesday, and we are now ... 23 March 1786 Adams, Abigail to Storer, Charles Your kind Letter of came to hand by captain Lyde. I had chid you for not writing by way of ... 23 March 1786 Adams, John Quincy to Cranch, Elizabeth I came yesterday as far as Boston with Sister Lucy, who is employ'd in fixing me off: I came ... 24 March 1786 Adams, John to Cranch, Richard In yours of the 10th. of Novr. you desire me to give you the Connection between the Premises ... 29 March 1786 Adams, John Quincy to Shaw, Elizabeth Smith I should, certainly have written before this, at least to show how gratefull a Sense, I ... 1 April 1786 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, Abigail (daughter of JA and AA) What shall I say to my sister? Indeed, I am quite at a loss. I spend much more time in ... 2 April 1786 Adams, Abigail to Cranch, Elizabeth I think my dear Betsy that some Letter of yours must have faild, as I have none of a later ... 2 April 1786 Adams, Abigail to Cranch, Lucy Your kind Letter my dear Neice was received with much pleasure, these tokens of Love and ... 2 April 1786 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, John After having suffered so long an interval of Time to pass, since I wrote you last, it is ... 3 April 1786 Adams, John to Tufts, Cotton Inclosed with this is a Letter to Dr Holyoke and all the original Papers from the Royal ... 5 April 1786 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail We have Seen Magnificence, Elegance and Taste enough to excite an Inclination to see more. ... 6 April 1786 Adams, Abigail to Cranch, Mary Smith Altho I was at a stupid Route at the sweedish ministers last Evening, I got home about 12 ... 7 April 1786 Adams, John Quincy to Cranch, Elizabeth My things, are yet pretty much in Confusion, and I do not expect to get well settled till ... 8 April 1786 Adams, Abigail to Smith, Isaac Sr. The Barrel of Cramberries you was so kind as to send me in the fall never reachd me till ... 8 April 1786 Adams, Abigail to Tufts, Cotton Captain Lyde talks of leaving London tomorrow. I just write a line by him to inform you that ... 13 April 1786 Cranch, Richard to Adams, Abigail Last Evening I received a few Lines from you dated the 23d of Decr., with Newspapers to the ... 13 April 1786 Storer, Charles to Adams, Abigail What in the name of wonder can you be doing on your side the Atlantic? We hear no more of ... 13 April 1786 Tufts, Cotton to Adams, Abigail In some of my former Letters I mentioned the Probability, that Belchers Place would shortly ... 15 April 1786 Adams, John to Cranch, Richard Can you give me any Information concerning the Persons named in the inclosed Paper? ... 24 April 1786 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John Quincy Your Father and Col Smith are gone to Night to Covent Garden theatre to See the School for ... 24 April 1786 Adams, Abigail to Cranch, Mary Smith Captain Cushing is arrived. Mr Adams this day received Some letters by the post, and Nabby ... 24 April 1786 Adams, Abigail to Shaw, Elizabeth Smith Mr jenks is suddenly obliged to return to America and I have only time to write you a few ... 25 April 1786 Adams, Abigail (daughter of JA and AA) to Adams, John Quincy Last night I Closed my Letter to you and shall send it to Mr Jenks's care this Morning. I ... 25 April 1786 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, Abigail (daughter of JA and AA) This is the eighth day it has rained and stormed without intermission, the weather is worse ... 7 May 1786 Cranch, Mary Smith to Adams, Abigail Yes my dear Sister I have thought it very long since I have receiv'd a Letter from you and ... 15 May 1786 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, Abigail Several months have again elapsed, since, I wrote you, but I shall henceforth, be able to ... 18 May 1786 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, Abigail (daughter of JA and AA) I received this afternoon your No. 11 and I never received a letter which caused such a ... 20 May 1786 Cranch, Elizabeth to Adams, Abigail We have sat off our English Friends for Boston. Mama has accompanied them; Sister Lucy has ... 20 May 1786 Cranch, Richard to Adams, John We have received the Favour of your Letters and those from Sister Adams, by the Captains ... 21 May 1786 Adams, Abigail to Cranch, Mary Smith Your kind Letter of Feb'ry came safe to hand, and proved my assertion, that I was sure you ... 21 May 1786 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, John I am now much more at my disposal, with respect to my Time, than I was at Haverhill, and can ... 21 May 1786 Cranch, Mary Smith to Adams, Abigail Is it possible that my dear Niece should really be married and the little visiting Card upon ... 22 May 1786 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John Quincy I have time only to write you a line or two, not expecting captain Bigolow to Sail so Soon. ... 22 May 1786 Adams, Abigail to Cranch, Elizabeth Excuse me I have time only to tell you that I designd to have written, but the captain sails ... 22 May 1786 Adams, Abigail to Storer, Charles It is a very pleasent morning Sir, and I have risen a little after five, that I might have ... 22 May 1786 Cranch, Mary Smith to Adams, Abigail I have been almost frighted out of my senses this afternoon. Your Mother Hall and Polly ... 24 May 1786 Adams, Abigail to Warren, Mercy Otis The affliction under which you are now labouring has been protracted to a much longer ... 24 May 1786 Welsh, Thomas to Adams, Abigail I have wrote your Daughter on the Head of common Intelligence. As to political I hardly know ... 25 May 1786 Adams, Abigail to Cranch, Mary Smith Captain Callihan arrived yesterday at Portsmouth and to day your letter came safe to hand. A ... 25 May 1786 Adams, Abigail to Cranch, Mary Smith After I had closed my letter to you of yesterday I went into the city four mils distant I am ... 25 May 1786 Adams, Abigail (daughter of JA and AA) to Cranch, Lucy Yesterday my Dear Lucy I received your kind favour of the 9th of April, and it was the only ... 26 May 1786 Adams, John to Adams, John Quincy Give me leave to congratulate you on your Admission into the Seat of the Muses, our dear ... 26 May 1786 Adams, John to Tufts, Cotton There is a Subject So closely connected, with the Business of my Mission to this Court, that ... 27 May 1786 Adams, Abigail to Smith, Isaac Sr. Dr Gordon call'd upon us this morning and deliverd me a letter from mr Storer. The dr is ... 2 June 1786 Adams, John to Adams, Charles I thank you for your Kind Letter of the 9th. of April, and congratulate you on the admission ... 2 June 1786 Adams, John to Thaxter, John Yours of 22. Jan. reached me, but yesterday. You would have entertained and obliged me, by ... 2 June 1786 Adams, John to Tufts, Cotton I am proud to learn by your Letter of 13. April that I am so rich at the University. If ... 3 June 1786 Adams, John to Adams, John Quincy Dr Gordon brought me your Letter of the 2d. of April, which gave me, great Pleasure. In ... 4 June 1786 Shaw, Elizabeth Smith to Adams, Abigail (daughter of JA and AA) Pray Madam, are you married? Nay then the wonder ceases. No matter now how loose your ... 13 June 1786 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John Quincy And so my Dear son your sister is really and Bona fida married, as fast as the Bishop and a ... 13 June 1786 Adams, Abigail to Cranch, Mary Smith Any agitation of mind, either painfull or pleasureable always drives slumber from my Eyes. ... 18 June 1786 Shaw, Elizabeth Smith to Adams, Abigail Your Letter March 24th. by Capt Cushing, with the Apron, came safe to Hand 2 Days after his ... 20 June 1786 Adams, John to Smith, Isaac Sr. Yesterday I received yours of Ap. 18. Via Leverpool. Money may be sent to the East, to ... 24 June 1786 Cranch, Lucy to Adams, Abigail How good you are my dear Aunt, to favour me so often with your charming Letters, you cannot ... 1 July 1786 Cranch, Elizabeth to Adams, Abigail I have this moment heard that Cushing will sail for London in 3 days, It mortifies me to let ... 2 July 1786 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, Thomas Boylston I have not written to you before, since I left you, because my Studies and European Letters ... 2 July 1786 Cranch, Mary Smith to Adams, Abigail I did not receive your last Letter by the way of new york till after the vessail had Sail'd ... 4 July 1786 Adams, Abigail to Cranch, Mary Smith Your two Letters of May 7th and 15th reachd me yesterday, and I was puzzeld a long time to ... 4 July 1786 Adams, John to Cranch, Richard I have recd your Favour of 20 May. The Southern States will be forced to co operate with the ... 4 July 1786 Adams, John to Tufts, Cotton I have accepted your Bill in favour of Storer, of 50£. and paid that in favour of Mr ... 5 July 1786 Cranch, Richard to Adams, Abigail Capt. Cushing having informed me that he shall sail tomorrow, I have requested him to take ... 6 July 1786 Tufts, Cotton to Adams, Abigail I recd. yours of Jan. 10. Feby 21 and April the 8th And am obliged to you for your ... 8 July 1786 Smith, Isaac Jr. to Adams, Abigail Tho' it is probable you will hear of it from some other of your friends, yet as I know the ... 10 July 1786 Cranch, Mary Smith to Adams, Abigail I have within this Hour receiv'd your Letters by captain Bigelow and have also heard that ... 14 July 1786 Cranch, Mary Smith to Adams, Abigail Capt Folger is slipt a way without one line from me. I did not design it should have been ... 18 July 1786 Adams, Abigail to Cranch, Elizabeth I thank you my dear Neice for your last kind Letter. There are no days in the whole year so ... 18 July 1786 Adams, Abigail (daughter of JA and AA) to Cranch, Elizabeth In your Letter to Mamma my Dear Eliza of —— May you are strangely puzled to know in what ... 18 July 1786 Tufts, Cotton to Adams, John Mrs. Cranch last Evening informed me, That a Mr. Standfast Smith of this Town is empowered ... 19 July 1786 Adams, Abigail to Shaw, Elizabeth Smith Accept my thanks for your kind Letter of March 18th and for the pleasing favourable account ... 20 July 1786 Adams, Abigail to Cranch, Lucy My fourth Letter I begin to you. I dare not reckon the Number I have to write; least I ... 20 July 1786 Shaw, Elizabeth Smith to Adams, Abigail Here I am, all alone for a great rarity. There is nothing more agreeable to me for a little ... 21 July 1786 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John Quincy Altho afflicted to day with one of my bad headaches; I must write you, least the vessel ... 21 July 1786 Storer, Charles to Adams, Abigail And a good story you shall have, Madam, as you desire. Know then that your friends both at ... 22 July 1786 Adams, Abigail to Tufts, Cotton I inclose to you the papers which contain the correspondence between Lord George Gordon and ... 22 July 1786 Adams, Abigail to Welsh, Thomas I have to thank you for your very inteligent Letter of May 4, and am glad to find one writer ... 22 July 1786 Adams, Abigail (daughter of JA and AA) to Adams, John Quincy I have also to sollicit your Pardon my Dear Brother for haveing so long delayd writing you. ... 23 July 1786 Adams, Abigail to Cranch, Elizabeth I bought me a blue sarcenet coat not long since; after making it up I found it was hardly ... 23 July 1786 Adams, Abigail to Jefferson, Thomas Mr Trumble will have the honour of delivering this to you, the knowledge you have of him, ... 23 July 1786 Shaw, Elizabeth Smith to Adams, Abigail Mr Sparhawk called for my Letter Just as I was giving you an account of my Aunt Smith's ... 27 July 1786 Adams, Abigail (daughter of JA and AA) to Adams, John Quincy When I closed my last to you on Sundey last I promised to give you an account of the ... 30 July 1786 Adams, Abigail to Rogers, Abigail Bromfield When I returnd yesterday from a litle excursion which we had made for a week into the ... 31 July 1786 Adams, Abigail to Smith, Isaac Sr. This moment my cousin W. S. Letter of june 28th is come to hand containing the melancholy ... 1 August 1786 Adams, Abigail to Tufts, Cotton Mr Adams receivd yesterday your obliging favour of june 28th by way of Liverpool. His Eyes ... 5 August 1786 Adams, John to Smith, William Stephens After a very pleasant Journey, here We are. We came very leisurely, dined the first day at ... 8 August 1786 Smith, William Stephens to Adams, John We were pleased by the receipt of yours of the 5th. inst. from Harwich, to find that your ... 8 August 1786 Storer, Charles to Adams, Abigail (daughter of JA and AA) You know, Amelia, I am never backward in writing my friends: therefore, when I tell you that ...

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11 August 1786 Adams, Abigail to Adams, Abigail (daughter of JA and AA) Your papa and I wrote you from Harwich the morning we embarked for Helvoet, the wind was ... 11 August 1786 Brown, Elizabeth Otis to Adams, Abigail As I have been in Daily expectations of seeing London, I have defered answering your Letter, ... 15 August 1786 Adams, Abigail to Adams, Abigail (daughter of JA and AA) Yours of August the 7th. and Col. Smith's of the 8th. reached us on the 14th. at this place. ... 15 August 1786 Storer, Charles to Adams, Abigail Pray, Madam, be carefull how you send Cards to your friends on this side the water another ... 15 August 1786 Tufts, Cotton to Adams, Abigail In my Acctt. sent Mr. Adams you will not find any large sums Credited for Your Farm. The ... 20 August 1786 Adams, John Quincy to Cranch, William ... 23 August 1786 Adams, Abigail to Adams, Abigail (daughter of JA and AA) Mr S. and Mr Blount set off tomorrow for London and have engaged to call this Evening for ... 30 August 1786 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, John I received a few days agone, your favour of June 2d: you mention an Affair, concerning which ... 1 September 1786 Adams, Abigail (daughter of JA and AA) to Adams, John Quincy At length after long expectation your No 16 has arrived. Capt Cushing Called yesterday upon ... 12 September 1786 Adams, Abigail to Cranch, Mary Smith I am again safe arrived in this city after an absence of five weeks. By the last vessels I ... 12 September 1786 Storer, Charles to Adams, Abigail So I see by the papers that Amelia has become Mrs: Smith, and this the 12th. of June. The ... 24 September 1786 Cranch, Mary Smith to Adams, Abigail In my last I told you I suppos'd your Son Thomas would enter college at the end of the ... 27 September 1786 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John Quincy Since I wrote you last I have made two excursions one to Holland, and one of a Week to the ... 28 September 1786 Cranch, Mary Smith to Adams, Abigail In the begining of this month I made a visit to Haverhill found them all well. Mr Duncan ... 1 October 1786 Shaw, Elizabeth Smith to Adams, Abigail This Day is the Aniversary of Eleven Years since our dear Mother left us poor Pilgrims, to ... 8 October 1786 Cranch, Mary Smith to Adams, Abigail I last evening receiv'd your kind Letter by the Way of new york and most heartily ... 9 October 1786 Cranch, Mary Smith to Adams, Abigail As I was seting quite alone this evening somebody came in from Boston with a Hankerchief ... 10 October 1786 Adams, Abigail to Tufts, Cotton Your Letters of july 6th and August 15th were duly received. The accounts containd in Yours ... 12 October 1786 Adams, Abigail to Cranch, Mary Smith I wrote you some days ago, and mr Gardner comeing in just as I had closed my Letter I ... 14 October 1786 Tufts, Cotton to Adams, Abigail Your Favour of July 22d and Aug: 1st. and also Mr. Adams of July 4th. I recd by Barnard and ... 15 October 1786 Adams, Abigail to Shaw, Elizabeth Smith And so my dear Sister all your Nephews have quitted your Hospitable Mansion for the ... 15 October 1786 Adams, Abigail (daughter of JA and AA) to Cranch, Lucy Your Letter my Dear Cousin from Haverhill I received a few weeks since, and hearing of an ... 16 October 1786 Adams, Abigail to Smith, Isaac Sr. Your favour of july 20th repeated to me the melancholy tidings of my dear Aunts Death. The ... 21 October 1786 Adams, Abigail to Cranch, John A fine Salmon by the Exeter Stage; a week ago informd me that the Gentleman from whom I had ...

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22 October 1786 Cranch, Mary Smith to Adams, Abigail Cousin Charles and I have stay'd at home from meeting to day, he to write to his Papa and I ... 22 October 1786 Hollis, Thomas Brand to Adams, Abigail I was most sensibly pleased, with the Sight of the Dutch Liberty medal which you was so ... 27 October 1786 Welsh, Thomas to Adams, Abigail Your esteemed Favor of July 22d did not come to hand untill Capt Callahan had arrived 12 ... 1 November 1786 Shaw, Elizabeth Smith to Adams, Abigail Two Vessels arrived from London while I was upon my little southern Tour. It was in vain ... 4 November 1786 Hollis, Thomas Brand to Adams, Abigail Mr Brand Hollis presents his compliments to Mrs Adams and desires her acceptance of two ... 7 November 1786 Cranch, John to Adams, Abigail Being much ignorant of the republican distinctions of preeminency in title, as well as of ... 21 November 1786 Adams, Abigail to Shaw, Elizabeth Smith Mr Sparhawk calld upon us a Day or two ago, and deliverd me your kind Letter of: july the ... 22 November 1786 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John Quincy It is a long time since I received a line from you, or any other of my Friends, nor have we ... 26 November 1786 Cranch, Mary Smith to Adams, Abigail Come home my Sister, that Braintree may have some of its old inhabitants residing in it. ... 27 November 1786 Shaw, Elizabeth Smith to Adams, Abigail (daughter of JA and AA) I must frankly acknowledge to my Dear Niece that I could not but wonder at her long Silence. ... 28 November 1786 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John Quincy Since I wrote you, the packet from N york has arrived after a passage of 43 days, and by ... 1 November 1786 — 30 November 1786 Jefferson, Thomas to Adams, Abigail I am never happier than when I am performing good offices for good people; and the most ... 2 December 1786 Adams, Abigail (daughter of JA and AA) to Jefferson, Thomas Mrs Smith presents her Compliments to Mr Jefferson and is very sorry to trouble him again ... 7 December 1786 Cranch, Lucy to Adams, Abigail ... 21 December 1786 Jefferson, Thomas to Adams, Abigail An unfortunate dislocation of my right wrist has for three months deprived me of the honor ... 23 December 1786 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John We arrived here about four oclock a fryday afternoon, after a very pleasent journey. The ... 25 December 1786 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I hope you have had a Pleasant Journey and are happy in your tour. I am, in a state of ... 25 December 1786 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail This moment returning from Mr Bridgen where I had been to deliver him a Letter to you, ... 27 December 1786 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail Mr Murray, whom I am glad to see out again will carry to Bath this Memorandum that We are ... 30 December 1786 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John I yesterday received your kind favour by mr Murry and the day before; yours by mr Bridgen. ... 30 December 1786 Adams, Abigail to Smith, Isaac Jr. Your Letter to me informing me of the Death of your dear Parent, and my much Loved Aunt, ... 30 December 1786 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, Abigail Three months have now elapsed, since, I have received, one line from Europe; and the only ... 31 December 1786 Cranch, Mary Smith to Adams, Abigail I reciev'd a few days since your Letter of Sepr. 12th and yesterday that of october the 12th ... 2 January 1787 Tufts, Cotton to Adams, Abigail By Capt. Folger who arrived here last Saturday, I recd. Your obliging Letter of the 10th. of ... 7 January 1787 Cranch, Elizabeth to Adams, Abigail I have not wrote you my dear Aunt for a long time, much too long I confess; and even now ... 10 January 1787 Adams, John to Adams, Charles I have recieved with pleasure your letter of the 22d. of octr. and agree with you that the ... 10 January 1787 Adams, John to Adams, John Quincy I am much obliged to you for the Copy of your Dialogue, which does you honour. I am the more ... 10 January 1787 Cranch, Mary Smith to Adams, Abigail I have sent one Letter on Board callahan, but hope he has not yet sail'd, as I have much to ... 10 January 1787 Cranch, Mary Smith to Adams, Abigail There is another vessel up which will sail soon. What I may have omited by this I shall ... 14 January 1787 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, Abigail (daughter of JA and AA) I determined about a fortnight agone, to sit down, and write you a letter, expressing my ... 15 January 1787 Adams, John to Adams, Thomas Boylston I am glad to find by your Letter that you are so well situated, at Mr. Sewalls, make my ... 15 January 1787 Jefferson, Thomas to Adams, Abigail (daughter of JA and AA) Mr. Jefferson has the honour to present his compliments to Mrs. Smith and to send her the ... 16 January 1787 Adams, Abigail (daughter of JA and AA) to Tufts, Cotton By a Letter to my Mother from you, I Learnt that you had in your Possession the Letters and ... 17 January 1787 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John Quincy I wrote you so largly by the Newyork December packet, that a few lines must now suffice. I ... 17 January 1787 Welsh, Thomas to Adams, Abigail Being without any of your Favors unanswered I take the Liberty to write this in Advance. ... 20 January 1787 Adams, Abigail to Cranch, Mary Smith Since the Sailing of captain Folger by whom I wrote you, I have received Letters from you of ... 20 January 1787 Adams, Abigail to Shaw, Elizabeth Smith You will see by the inclosed that I wrote you a long Letter, and that it has lain some time ... 24 January 1787 Adams, Abigail to Tufts, Cotton I designd to have written you a much Longer Letter than I shall now be able to. The State of ... 29 January 1787 Adams, Abigail to Jefferson, Thomas I received by Col Franks Your obliging favour and am very sorry to find your wrist Still ... 6 February 1787 Tufts, Cotton to Adams, Abigail Col. Jacob Davis not long since called upon me for the Payment of one of the Lots of Land in ... 8 February 1787 Shaw, Elizabeth Smith to Adams, Abigail My Uncle Smith has been so kind as to send me word this Morning, that a Nephew of Mr Gill's ... 9 February 1787 Cranch, Mary Smith to Adams, Abigail If you have reciev'd our Letters by Capn Callahan you will be in Some measure prepair'd for ... 21 February 1787 Adams, John to Cranch, Richard I believe there is not another Man in the World whose Life has been such a series of ... 21 February 1787 Adams, John to Tufts, Cotton Having determined to return to Pens hill, I begin to think in what a pitiful Condition I ... 22 February 1787 Jefferson, Thomas to Adams, Abigail I am to acknolege the honor of your letter of Jan. 29. and of the papers you were so good as ... 25 February 1787 Adams, Abigail to Cranch, Mary Smith Captain Davis called yesterday to let me know that he should sail in the course of the week. ... 28 February 1787 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John Quincy Your Letter to me by captain Callihan came safe to hand, that to your Sister and others from ...

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