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Docno: ADMS-04-04-02-0011-0002

Author: Adams, Abigail
Recipient: Adams, John
Date: 1780-11-13

Enclosure: List of Articles

26 yards of Dutch bed tick
2 Gray muffs and tippets
2 Bundles of english pins
2 sets of House Brushes
1 doz. of blew and white china tea cups and sausers
half a doz. pint china Bowls
half a doz. diaper table cloths 2, 5 Ells wide 2 four 2 three.
one Scotch carpet 4 yards square or 6 Ells.
half a doz. white gauze handerchifs the same size that the black were
NB an Ell in Holland is but 3 quarters of our yard.
You will be so good as to find out where that young gentleman is and forward the Letter.1
RC (Adams Papers); endorsed in Thaxter's hand: “Portia 18th.–24th. Novr. 1780.” Only one of the numerous enclosures mentioned in the text has been found; it is printed herewith; see further, Neufville & Son to AA, 25 May 1781 and enclosure.
1. Perhaps a letter intended for Winslow Warren; see Winslow Warren to AA, 26 May (vol. 3, above), and note 2 there.
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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.