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Docno: ADMS-04-03-02-0021

Author: Adams, John Quincy
Recipient: Adams, Abigail
Date: 1778-05-24

John Quincy Adams to Abigail Adams

[salute] Hond Mamma

I now having an opportunity which to my Satisfaction I have much oftener than I expected when I first came here, in which I improve every time I can in writing to you who has always been so kind a Mamma to me.
I last night went to the theatre, after we had got there we found there was no places empty upon which we came home again.
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[salute] I must now conclude in being your dutiful son.

[signed] John Quincy Adams
RC (Adams Papers); addressed in JA's hand: “Mrs. John Adams Braintree near Boston Massachusetts-Bay.” Text is given here in literal style.
Cite web page as: Founding Families: Digital Editions of the Papers of the Winthrops and the Adamses, ed.C. James Taylor. Boston: Massachusetts Historical Society, 2018.