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Docno: ADMS-04-03-02-0022

Author: Adams, John Quincy
Recipient: Adams, Abigail
Date: 1778-05-25

John Quincy Adams to Abigail Adams

[salute] Ma chere Maman

Celle ci etant la premiere fois que je ecrire en François ne sera surment pas trop bien Faites mais j'espere que vous le recevére avec le meme plaisir que si elle etoit mieux, si vous considerée le peu de tems que jai eté icí vous ne blamerez pas moi pour ne pas avoir apprit plus de françois.

[salute] Je suis Ma chere Maman votre obeissant fils

[signed] jean Quincy Adams
RC (Adams Papers); addressed in JA's hand: “Mrs. Adams Braintree near Boston.” 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, 2014.