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Docno: ADMS-06-08-02-0054

Author: Schweighauser, John Daniel
Recipient: Adams, John
Date: 1779-05-18

From J. D. Schweighauser

[salute] Sir

I hope you are ere now safely arrived at L Orient and that you have found all the arrangements made for your passage to America to your Satisfaction, which I shall be happy to learn, particularly as it is wispered here that the Alliance's destination is again changed and that she is to go strait to Boston, I sincerely wish it for you persuaded how much more agreable it will be to take your passage in her than in another.
I received your Letter of the 5 Instant by which you propose settling the small accounts of articles bought for Mrs. Adams with Mr. Pu• { 66 } chelberg and receiving from him the money you may want which I note accordingly.1
Mrs. Schweighauser Mr. Dobreé and family join me in most respectfull Compliments to you.

[salute] I have the honor to be most devotedly Your mo obedient & mo humble Servant.

[signed] J. Dl. Schweighauser
1. No letter of 5 May has been found, nor have the items purchased by JA been identified, but see his personal accounts for the period (JA, Diary and Autobiography, 2:340–341 ). The accounts indicate that on 22 May, JA received 2,930.16. livres from Schweighauser and Puchelberg.
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.
http://www.masshist.org/apde2/