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Docno: ADMS-04-03-02-0073

Author: Adams, John
Recipient: Adams, Abigail
Date: 1778-09-09

John Adams to Abigail Adams

[salute] My dearest Friend

I fear you will complain of me, for not writing so often as I ought. But I write as often as I can.—I really never had more Business to do in my Life, and what mortifies me, beyond Measure is, to be obliged to say I never did less.
No News from England, or America—dreadfull Intervall! I say dreadfull Because, the Question of Speedy Peace or not depends, I apprehend upon what has already passed in America and We have not heard of—our last News was that D'Estaing was anchored, before Sandy Hook.
I send you a litle Amusement1—and Love and Respects to all Friends. Nabby, Charly and Thommy particularly. Johnny is well—reads and chatters french like a french Boy.
[signed] John Adams
1. What this was does not appear.
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.