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7 March 1787 Adams, Abigail to Cranch, John your obliging Letter of November 7th.came safe to hand, as well as a couple of Hares since ... 8 March 1787 Adams, Abigail to Cranch, Mary Smith It was not untill yesterday that captain Callihan brought us the bundle containing ... 10 March 1787 Adams, Abigail to Shaw, Elizabeth Smith Tho I have already acknowledged all your Letters, I will not let captain Scoet sail without ... 10 March 1787 Adams, Abigail to Tufts, Cotton your Letters by Captain Callihan did not come to hand untill the 7thult. and I embrace the ... 12 March 1787 Adams, Abigail to Smith, Isaac Sr. I have sent by Captain Scott the Books you wrote for,and if there is any thing else in which ... 15 March 1787 Adams, Abigail to Adams, Thomas Boylston I would not omit writing you, because you seem to think you have been agrieved. I do not ... 20 March 1787 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John Quincy I have procured the Books for you, and Captain Folger not sailing quite so soon as I ... 12 April 1787 Smith, Mary Rutledge to Adams, Abigail I have the happiness to inform you that we are again settled, in Charleston, we had a ... 22 April 1787 — 20 May 1787 Cranch, Mary Smith to Adams, Abigail Captain Cushing arriv'd last Monday after a tedious Passage It was so long since I receiv'd ... 25 April 1787 Cutting, John Brown to Adams, Abigail It may perhaps afford you satisfaction to learn that MrAdams and his secretary pro ... 26 April 1787 Adams, Abigail to Cranch, Lucy I write you a few lines my dear Lucy to thank you for your kind Letter, and to inform you ... 26 April 1787 Smith, William Stephens to Smith, Abigail Adams I dare say, my friend, when you receive this, you will think I have moved with great ... 28 April 1787 Adams, Abigail to Cranch, Mary Smith I have now to acknowledge your kind favour of April 7thby Captain Folger— I have already ... 29 April 1787 Adams, Abigail to Tufts, Cotton yours of Febry 6th did not reach me untill Folger had saild.I take the first opportunity to ... 2 May 1787 Adams, Abigail to Shaw, Elizabeth Smith mr Blodget is going passenger in Captain Callihan and has offerd to take a Letter to you, ... 6 May 1787 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John Quincy I would not omit writing you by captain Callihan, as your sister is unable to perform that ... 10 May 1787 Adams, Abigail to Cranch, Richard Inclosed Sir I send you the Review of the defence of the American constitution, which if you ... 11 May 1787 Adams, Abigail to Cranch, Mary Smith Captain Callihans delay gives me an other opportunity of writing you, tho I have nothing ... 14 May 1787 Adams, Abigail to Warren, Mercy Otis I have lately been reading Mrs Montague's essays upon the Genious and writings of shakspear, ... 20 May 1787 Shaw, Elizabeth Smith to Adams, Abigail Yours of July 19thwhich either did, or was to have come in Callihan last Fall, I did not ... 21 May 1787 Tufts, Cotton to Adams, Abigail I recd.your several Letters of Jany.24. Feby.8t& March the 10th.by Cushing, Barnard & Scott ... 24 May 1787 Cranch, Richard to Adams, John I herewith send you the News-Papers by which you will see the state of our publick ... 27 May 1787 Cranch, Mary Smith to Adams, Abigail I went to Boston yesterday & had the mortification to find my Letters did not go by Barnard ... 28 May 1787 Cutting, John Brown to Adams, Abigail Agreably to the intimation in the note I had the pleasure to address you from the Inn—we ... 29 May 1787 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John I received mr Cuttings Letter on Monday morning, and was glad to find you had stoped Short ... 30 May 1787 Adams, Abigail to Smith, William Stephens I have written you only a few lines since your absence; and those conveyed to you rather an ... 1 June 1787 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail We are lodged in our old Chamber at Amsterdam, and Sleep as soundly as if there were not a ... 2 June 1787 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I wrote you Yesterday, that I had executed the Contract and should return to England by the ... 4 June 1787 Smith, William Stephens to Adams, Abigail I have recived your agreable Letter of the 5th.of mayand am much obliged for it, at the same ... 6 June 1787 Smith, William Stephens to Smith, Abigail Adams I was much pleased this morning by the receipt of yours of May 19th.Look at the dates—May ... 7 June 1787 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John I expected to have heard from you by the last post, but was dissapointed, only a few lines ... 10 June 1787 Smith, Abigail Adams to Adams, John Quincy my Conscience really reprimands me for having so long omitted writing my Dear Brother, for ... 13 June 1787 Cranch, John to Adams, Abigail I should have addressed your excellency sooner, but that my mind, which isthe weakest—(or, ... 13 June 1787 Tufts, Cotton to Adams, John In my Letter to Mrs.Adams Pr.Capt.Scott, I mentioned to her, That Mr.S. Q. was negociating ... 23 June 1787 Cranch, John to Adams, Abigail Substance of miss Palmer's account of the University exhibition at Cambridge, the 10th.of ... 26 June 1787 Adams, Abigail to Jefferson, Thomas I have to congratulate you upon the safe arrival of your Little daughter, whom I have only a ... 27 June 1787 Adams, Abigail to Jefferson, Thomas I had the Honour of addressing you yesterday and informing you of the safe arrival of your ... 29 June 1787 Cranch, Mary Smith to Adams, Abigail I have sent one Letter on Board capt Cushingbut it is so long since that unless I Write ... 30 June 1787 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, John I am at length released from the multiplicity of business which has employ'd so much of my ... 30 June 1787 Tufts, Cotton to Adams, Abigail I beg you to inform Mrs.Smith, that I have forwarded to MrMc.Connell enclosed in a Letter to ... 30 June 1787 Tufts, Cotton to Adams, John On conversing with Mr.Parsons relative to Your Sons entring into the Study of the Law, I ... 1 July 1787 Adams, Abigail to Tufts, Cotton your two Letters of May 21 & 26 were yesterday deliverd.captain Scot has not yet got up. I ... 1 July 1787 Jefferson, Thomas to Adams, Abigail A thousand thanks to you, my dear Madam, for your kind attention to my little daughter. her ... 6 July 1787 Adams, Abigail to Jefferson, Thomas If I had thought you would so soon have Sent for your dear little Girl, I should have been ... 10 July 1787 Adams, Abigail to Jefferson, Thomas When I wrote you last I did not know that petit had taken places in the Stage & paid for ... 10 July 1787 Jefferson, Thomas to Adams, Abigail This being the day on which, according to my calculation, my daughter would be crossing the ... 14 July 1787 Adams, Abigail to Smith, Mary Rutledge I received your agreeable Letter with much pleasure: having only before heard of the arrival ... 14 July 1787 Smith, Abigail Adams to Cranch, Lucy most readily my Dear Lucy do I acknowledge the tittle of friend with which you address ... 16 July 1787 Adams, Abigail to Cranch, Mary Smith If as the poet says, expectation makes the blessing sweet,your last Letter was peculiarly ... 16 July 1787 Cranch, Mary Smith to Adams, Abigail My dear sister will I am sure excuse me if I send her now but a short Letter—when she is ... 16 July 1787 Jefferson, Thomas to Adams, Abigail I had the happiness of receiving yesterday my daughter in perfect health. among the first ... 18 July 1787 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John Quincy I give you joy of the day, as I presume it is commencment with you at Cambridge, and as it ... 19 July 1787 Adams, Abigail to Shaw, Elizabeth Smith I will not plead in excuse that I have not by any of the late vessels received a Line from ... 19 July 1787 Smith, Abigail Adams to Cranch, Elizabeth to what Cause my Dear Eliza am I to attribute that Air of Mistery which reigns throughout ... 20 July 1787 — 28 July 1787 Adams, Abigail MS(M/AA/1,APMReel 197). PRINTED:JA,D&A,3:203–208.AA's Diary of the family's trip through ... 20 July 1787 Adams, John to Adams, John Quincy We Suppose, that you had your Degree last Wednesday, and upon that Supposition, I ... 20 July 1787 Adams, John to Cranch, Richard I have only the time to inform you, that this morning I am to Sett out, with My Wife and ... 21 July 1787 Cranch, Mary Smith to Adams, Abigail The Day—the mighty Day is over, & our Sons have perform'd their Parts—& receiv'd the Honour ... 22 July 1787 Shaw, Elizabeth Smith to Adams, Abigail The last Week has indeed been a Week of Joy to me— We have “eat our Bread with gladness, & ... 1 August 1787 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, Abigail At length the scene of my collegiate life is closed, and about a fortnight ago I made a ... 18 August 1787 Cranch, Lucy to Adams, Abigail I wrote you a few hasty lines, from Boston the Monday before Commencement, inclosing two ... 19 August 1787 — 1 September 1787 Cranch, Mary Smith to Adams, Abigail The vacancys of our Sons always produces a hurry in our business & although we endeavour to ... 22 August 1787 Smith, William Stephens to Smith, Abigail Adams I wrote you, my love, the first thing I did after my landing here on the 20th;I then ... 27 August 1787 Adams, John to Tufts, Cotton You mention to MrsAdams a Piece of Land adjoining to me, of 56 Acres at 25san Acre: but are ... 30 August 1787 Jefferson, Thomas to Adams, Abigail I have omitted writing sooner to you in expectation that Colõ Smith would have taken this in ... 10 September 1787 Adams, Abigail to Jefferson, Thomas your obliging favours of july and August came safe to Hand. the first was brought during my ... 15 September 1787 Adams, Abigail to Cranch, Mary Smith When I wrote you last, I was just going to Set out on a journey to the West of England. I ... 20 September 1787 — 24 September 1787 Tufts, Cotton to Adams, Abigail Yours & Mr.Adams of the 1t.& Yours of the 4th.of July I recd.the 6th.Inst. the former by a ... 22 September 1787 Warren, Mercy Otis to Adams, Abigail I thank my dear MrsAdams for MrsMontagues observation, on the writings of shakespear which I ... 23 September 1787 Cranch, Elizabeth to Adams, Abigail A Letter from my dear Aunt Adams recievd last July remains unanswered;I am almost ashamed to ... 23 September 1787 Cranch, Mary Smith to Adams, Abigail I wrote to you about three weeks since thinking clallahan would sail immediatly but he is ... 30 September 1787 Cranch, Mary Smith to Adams, Abigail I went to Boston last Monday & there found that Barnard had arriv'd & brought me Letters ... 1 October 1787 Adams, Abigail to Cranch, Elizabeth I am very sorry to find by your Mammas Letters that you are unwell. I wish you could have ... 1 October 1787 Cranch, William to Adams, Abigail Not to acknowledge the many favours I have recieved from you, and the obligations they have ... 3 October 1787 Adams, Abigail to Cranch, Lucy I thank you my dear Lucy, for writing by mr Jenks tho only a few Lines, but that was very ... 4 October 1787 Jefferson, Thomas to Adams, Abigail By mr̃ Cutting I have an opportunity of acknoleging the receipt of your favor of Sep. 10th.... 5 October 1787 Adams, Abigail to Tufts, Cotton Your obliging favour by captain Folger came safe to Hand, and brought me the agreeable ... 8 October 1787 Adams, Abigail to Cranch, Mary Smith I inclose a pamphlet upon daryingwhich when you have read, be so good as to give to Pheby ... 8 October 1787 Adams, Abigail to Cranch, Mary Smith I have just sent some Letters to go by Captain Folger, but find he does not sail so soon as ... 12 October 1787 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John Quincy I cannot begin my Letter by thanking you for yours. You write so seldom, that you, do not ... 12 October 1787 Adams, Abigail to Shaw, Elizabeth Smith Your obliging Letter was handed me, on my return from a journey into Devonshire. it was one ... 1 October 1787 — 18 October 1787 Adams, Abigail to Cranch, Mary Smith I have already written you a long letter giving you an account, of my journey, this must ... 20 October 1787 Adams, Abigail to Cranch, Mary Smith As captain Folger is not yet gone I write a few more lines by him, tho I have nothing new to ... 21 October 1787 Cranch, Mary Smith to Adams, Abigail To hear that our dear good uncle Smith is added to the number of the Friends who have ... 30 October 1787 Smith, Isaac Jr. to Adams, Abigail The last year I acquainted you with the death of my mother, & I am sorry that I have now to ... 31 October 1787 Tufts, Cotton to Adams, Abigail In my last Letter to Mr.Adams I inform'd Him of the Death of our beloved Uncle Smith—had we ... 6 November 1787 Adams, Abigail to Tufts, Cotton Last week Captains Folger & Callihan arrived by whom we received all your Letters & Bills.... 17 November 1787 Shaw, Elizabeth Smith to Adams, Abigail Friend, after Friend is severed from my Heart—I have lost many near, & dear Relatives, as ... 4 December 1787 Hollis, Thomas Brand to Adams, Abigail you put too much value on trifles which are only small marks of real regard & affection to ... 9 December 1787 Adams, Abigail to Jefferson, Thomas Mrs Adams presents her respectfull compliments to Mr Jefferson and asks the favour of him to ... 9 December 1787 Adams, John Quincy to Tufts, Cotton If it should be convenient to you, I would be obliged to you for a supply of money. I ... 18 December 1787 Tufts, Cotton to Adams, Abigail The System of Government reported by the late Continental Convention has afforded much ... 22 December 1787 Cranch, Mary Smith to Adams, Abigail I last week heard from all your sons they were well. After this you may read on calmly— We ... 23 December 1787 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, Abigail It is a long time since I wrote you last, but I am perfectly weary of making apologies. I ... 1 January 1788 Adams, Abigail to Tufts, Cotton I wrote you by the November packet which Letter I hope you have received before now, in that ... 12 January 1788 Barziza, Lucy Paradise to Adams, Abigail If I have failed in my duty untill now, I will differe no longer from emploring my pardon ... 23 January 1788 Adams, John to Adams, John Quincy I am much pleased with your Oration and much obliged to you for it. it seems to me, making ... 23 January 1788 Adams, John to Tufts, Cotton So many Things appear to be done, when one is making Preparations for a Voyage, especially ... 31 January 1788 Callahan, John to Adams, Abigail I had the honor to Receive a few lines from you yesterday, relitive to your passage to ... 2 February 1788 Jefferson, Thomas to Adams, Abigail The silk you desired was delivered to mr̃ Parker a month ago, on the eve of his departure ... 10 February 1788 Adams, Abigail to Cranch, Mary Smith Since I have had any opportunity of conveyence to my dear Sister, I have received from her ... 10 February 1788 Smith, Abigail Adams to Adams, John Quincy I have now before me your Letter of the 3dof August—which I intend to answer fully—and then ... 16 February 1788 Adams, John Quincy to Tufts, Cotton I desired my brother Charles when he went from Haverhill, to mention, that I was again in ... 17 February 1788 Shaw, Elizabeth Smith to Cranch, Mary Smith I hear Judge Seargant is to go to Boston tomorrow, & I will not defer writing a few Lines to ... 20 February 1788 Adams, Abigail to Tufts, Cotton I have written twice to you by way of New York, but do not find by yours that either of them ... 21 February 1788 Adams, Abigail to Jefferson, Thomas in the midst of the Bustle and fatigue of packing, The parade & ceremony of taking leave at ... 26 February 1788 Adams, Abigail to Jefferson, Thomas Mr Adams being absent I replie to your Letter this day received, that mr Adams has written ... 28 February 1788 Tufts, Cotton to Adams, John I recd.Mrs.Adams's Lettr.of Nov. 6. and had wrote a long Epistle of the 21t.Inst.and put it ... 4 March 1788 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail After a Passage of two days, against contrary Winds, and a terrible Jolt through the Mud, ... 5 March 1788 Tufts, Cotton to Adams, John Quincy I recd.Your Favour, previous to which I sent you by Post in a Letter to my Brother a Bank ... 7 March 1788 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John Not a word have I heard of, or from you Since you left me this day week. I am anxious to ... 11 March 1788 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John The Mail is this day arrived, but not a Line have I got from you, nor have I heard a word ... 11 March 1788 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I have past through the Ceremonies of taking Leave of the States General, the Prince and ... 14 March 1788 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I have recdyours of the 7.th— I have written you on every Post day. ... 1 March 1788 — 16 March 1788 Adams, Abigail to Ward, Lewis D. Mr Adams being absent upon publick Buisness in Holland when your Letter came to Hand I take ... 22 March 1788 Adams, Abigail to Smith, Margaret Altho I have heithertoo felt a diffidence in addressing a Lady with whom I have not the ... 23 March 1788 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John I received yours of the 14thand ever Since thursday have been in Hourly expectation of ... 28 March 1788 Copley, Susanna Clarke to Adams, Abigail Mrs:Copley presents Compliments to Mrs:Adams: would have called uppon her this Morning, but ... 1 March 1788 — 29 March 1788 Adams, Abigail to Bowring, John your obliging favour of Febry27 was brought me in the absence of mr Adams, who is gone to ... 30 March 1788 — 1 May 1788 Adams, Abigail MS(M/AA/1,APMReel 197). PRINTED:JA,D&A,3:212–217.AAbegan her Diary in London on 30 March on ... 2 April 1788 Adams, Abigail to Smith, Abigail Adams April the 2d:and the anniversary of the birth of my dear Grandson whom I am half distracted ... 5 April 1788 Adams, Abigail to Hollis, Thomas Brand There is something so disagreeable to one's feelings in taking a final leave of our friends, ... 7 April 1788 Hollis, Thomas Brand to Adams, Abigail It is an ill wind blows no body any good owing to that I received your favor with the ... 8 April 1788 Callahan, John to Adams, Abigail I had the Honor of Receiving a letter from you yesterday— we have had such—Boysterous ... 9 April 1788 Adams, Abigail to Smith, Abigail Adams It is now ten days since we left London, and have been waiting at Portsmouth and here for ... 11 April 1788 Cranch, John to Adams, Abigail Understanding by my sister Elworthy, that your Excellency complains of having read yourself ... 3 May 1788 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, Thomas Boylston We have mutually been deficient in those attentions, which absent connections ought always ... 8 May 1788 Shaw, Elizabeth Smith to Cranch, Mary Smith You cannot think how anxious I have been to hear from my Sister Adams, & you. Two Vessels I ... 18 May 1788 Smith, Abigail Adams to Adams, Abigail I rose this morning with a fair prospect of landing before night, but alas, we are immersed ... 29 May 1788 Adams, Abigail to Smith, Abigail Adams I hope you are safe landed at Jamaica, before this time, with Mr. Smith and my sweet boy; ... 8 June 1788 Smith, Abigail Adams to Adams, John Quincy to your Candour my Dear Brother—I must appeal for Pardon that I have thus long delayed to ... 15 June 1788 — 22 June 1788 Smith, Abigail Adams to Adams, Abigail We are anxiously expecting, by the arrival of every post, to hear of your safety and health. ... 22 June 1788 Shaw, Elizabeth Smith to Adams, Abigail Thanks be to an ever watchful & kind Providence that has conducted my dear Brother, & Sister ... 22 June 1788 Smith, Abigail Adams to Smith, William we were made very happy this morning by the receipt of your Letter, informing us of the ... 7 July 1788 Adams, Abigail to Smith, Abigail Adams It has been no small mortification to me since my arrival here, that I have not been able to ... 16 July 1788 Adams, John to Smith, Abigail Adams Your mamma's hand has been wholly unable to hold a pen, without exquisite pain, from the ... 26 July 1788 Shaw, Elizabeth Smith to Adams, Abigail I got home the Friday-noon after I left you, & had the great satisfaction of finding all ... 27 July 1788 Smith, Abigail Adams to Adams, John Last Thursday I had the pleasure of receiving my dear papa's kind letter of July 16th. I was ... 30 July 1788 Warren, Mercy Otis to Adams, Abigail one line by my son inquires after the health of my Friend, at Braintree. do you begin to ... 6 August 1788 Adams, Abigail to Smith, Abigail Adams It grieves me to think how little I have been able to write to you since my arrival here. I ... 10 August 1788 Smith, William Stephens to Adams, John I have been honoured by the receipt of your friendly Letter of July the 16th.I supposed, ... 13 August 1788 Smith, Abigail Adams to Adams, Abigail We came to town last evening to dine (by invitation) this day, with the President of ... 20 August 1788 Smith, Abigail Adams to Adams, John Quincy It was with real pleasure my Dear Brother that I received a few days since your letter of ... 23 August 1788 Adams, Abigail to Cranch, William Will you be so kind as to wait upon the Govenour early on monday morning with the inclosed ... 7 September 1788 Smith, Abigail Adams to Adams, Abigail I received, on Wednesday last, from the hands of Mr. T——, your letter, No. 4, of August 25th.... 21 September 1788 — 23 September 1788 Shaw, Elizabeth Smith to Adams, Abigail ... 22 September 1788 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, Abigail Mr:Lincoln, the bearer, is a young preacher, who belongs to Hingham; he is going home, and I ... 28 September 1788 Smith, Abigail Adams to Adams, John Quincy this morning my Dear Brother—MrStorer Came out from New York—to spend the day with us and ... 3 October 1788 Shaw, Elizabeth Smith to Adams, Abigail I am almost affraid you do not love me so well as I hoped you did— If you had have known how ... 5 October 1788 Smith, Abigail Adams to Adams, Abigail I wrote you a hasty letter from New-York, just to acknowledge the receipt of yours, No. 5, ... 10 November 1788 Smith, William Stephens to Adams, Abigail It is with particular pleasure I communicate to you the joyfull news of Mrs:Smiths safe ... 11 November 1788 Adams, John to Smith, Abigail Adams Our anxiety for you, in your present circumstances and situation among strangers, (though we ... 11 November 1788 Adams, John to Smith, William Stephens I was much obliged to you for a letter by Mr. Nesbit of Philadelphia, and am very sorry I ... 16 November 1788 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John We Reachd this place last evening and put up at a mr Avery's private Lodgings, where we are ... 24 November 1788 Adams, Abigail to Cranch, Mary Smith I know you will rejoice with me that all was happily over & mrs Smith safely abed before I ... 26 November 1788 Shaw, Elizabeth Smith to Cranch, Mary Smith I do not know whether you have heard a word from me since I left you, if you have not, I ... 30 November 1788 — 2 December 1788 Cranch, Mary Smith to Adams, Abigail I have been waiting above a week hopeing to have a Letter from my dear sister informing me ... 2 December 1788 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail Before this time I hope you have the Happiness to See your Daughter out of all Danger and ... 3 December 1788 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John This day three weeks I left Home, since which I have not heard a word from thence. I wrote ... 13 December 1788 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John I hope every post to hear from you, but every post has hithertoo dissapointed me. a month is ... 13 December 1788 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John Quincy I begin to think I am not of that concequence at Home which I supposed myself, or that you ... 14 December 1788 Cranch, Mary Smith to Adams, Abigail I do indeed rejoice with you all upon the happy event which took place in mr smiths Family ... 15 December 1788 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John It was not untill yesterday that I received your Letter & mrs Cranchs. mr mccomick came up & ... 15 December 1788 — 18 December 1788 Adams, Abigail to Cranch, Mary Smith I thank you for your kind Letter of Novbr30th Decbr2d you judg'd rightly I was almost ... 28 December 1788 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I have recdyour favours of the 3 and 13thand have opened that to our Son, who has been ... 12 January 1789 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John I last wednesday received yours of Decbr28 and should have answerd by the post of thursday ... 3 February 1789 Warren, Mercy Otis to Adams, Abigail How dos my dear MrsAdams like the City of New york: its manners & amusements as it may ... 14 February 1789 Shaw, Elizabeth Smith to Adams, Abigail You cannot think how mortified & grieved I was, by being sounexpectedlydisappointed, of ... 20 February 1789 Adams, Abigail to Jay, Sarah Livingston When I left your Hospitable mansion, I did not design so many days should have elapsed, ... 6 April 1789 Smith, William Stephens to Adams, John Mr:Bourne has this moment waited upon me and informs, that he has been honoured by the ... 12 April 1789 Lovell, James to Adams, Abigail Mr.Duerr, as you pronounce it, and my Wife seem to think alike as to the Powers of an ... 19 April 1789 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I have been so diligent on the Road and so much interrupted by Company at the Taverns that ... 22 April 1789 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John I received mr Bourn's Letter to day, dated this day week, and I was very happy to Learn by ... 22 April 1789 Adams, Abigail to Lovell, James I this evening received your letter of April 12th.tho' you love a labyrinth you always give ... 22 April 1789 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail This is the first Moment I have been able to Seize, in order to acquaint you of my Arrival ... 26 April 1789 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John Major Gibbs Captain Beals & mr Woodard all are going to New-york, and all have desired ... 27 April 1789 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, Abigail I expected to have received ere this some Letters either from Braintree or Boston; But ... 1 May 1789 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John I received your kind favours of the 19 & 22 of April. the printers were very obliging in ... 1 May 1789 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail It has been impossible to get time to write you.— Morning, Noon, and Night, has been taken ... 2 May 1789 Shaw, Elizabeth Smith to Adams, Abigail By the News Papers, I find you have met with a temporary Loss—The United suffrages of my ... 3 May 1789 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I must finally conclude to request of you to come on to New York as soon as possible and ... 5 May 1789 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John Mr Dawes sent me word that he was going to Newyork this week. I would not omit any ... 5 May 1789 — 6 May 1789 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John Quincy Mrs Hay call'd, and left me your Letter. tho I have not written to you before I have had you ... 6 May 1789 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John Brisler arrived last Evening and brought yours of May the 1stI have not time to notice all I ... 7 May 1789 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John our parson has been praying for you to day that you may be enabled to discharge the high and ... 13 May 1789 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I have taken an House, and now wish you to come on, as soon as possible.— It will be ... 14 May 1789 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I have recdyours of the 5th.— If you think it best, leave Thomas at Colledge: but I pray you ... 14 May 1789 Smith, William Stephens to Adams, Abigail I have the happiness of informing you that Mrs:Smith and the Boys are in high health and ... 16 May 1789 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John I yesterday received yours of May the 3dby Captain Beal's in which you request that I would ... 18 May 1789 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I am in such a situation that I cannot see the way clear for you to come on, till some ... 19 May 1789 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail inclosed is a Letter from Captn.Brown who commands the best Packet between Providence and ... 24 May 1789 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I have received your Letter of the 16th.— I have taken a large and handsome house, in a ... 26 May 1789 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John I hope Barnard has arrived with the things which I sent by him. if there is any person in ... 27 May 1789 Adams, John Quincy to Cranch, William I should have answered your last favour,ere this [but in?] [conse]quence of the information ... 30 May 1789 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John Quincy I have sent you the Cloth the coat & Boots. the Glass I have not yet been able to find. ... 30 May 1789 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail Your old Acquaintance MrHarrison of Cadiz will deliver you this, if you should not, as I ... 31 May 1789 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John I received yesterday your Letter of May the 24thand shall begin tomorrow to get such things ... 3 June 1789 Paradise, Lucy Ludwell to Adams, Abigail Since my return to England, I have been told of the great Civilities you were pleased to ... 6 June 1789 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I must now most Seriously request you to come on to me as soon as conveniently you can. ... 7 June 1789 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John I this day received the Federal Gazzet, tho I got no Letter from you, I was in hopes to have ... 14 June 1789 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John I last Evening received your Letter of june 7th I will set of on Wednesday for Providence ... 17 June 1789 Adams, Abigail to Tufts, Cotton Not being able to dispose of my oxen as I expected, & to have taken half the money for them, ... 17 June 1789 Adams, Abigail Mr Bass is to pay 20 Dollors pr Year and the Taxes for one half the House and the whole, of ... 19 June 1789 Adams, Abigail to Cranch, Mary Smith This day is the Aniversary of my Landing in Boston and Tomorrow that of my departure from it.... 21 June 1789 Cranch, Mary Smith to Adams, Abigail I last evening receiv'd your kind Letter from Providence but shall not be able to get one to ... 28 June 1789 Adams, Abigail to Cranch, Mary Smith I wrote you from Providence some account of my polite reception there & closed my Letter ... 28 June 1789 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, John It has not been altogether from a neglect of my duties that I have hitherto omitted writing ... 5 July 1789 — 6 July 1789 Cranch, Mary Smith to Adams, Abigail I promiss'd to write you by the Post when your Furniture Sail'd but Doctor Tufts Said he had ... 9 July 1789 Adams, John to Adams, John Quincy I thank you my dear Son, for your dutiful Letter of the 28th.of June, and rejoice, with ... 12 July 1789 Adams, Abigail to Cranch, Mary Smith I received your kind Letter by mr Brisler who reachd here on the 4th of july, Since which ... 20 July 1789 Tufts, Cotton to Adams, Abigail I am much pleased to hear that you have a commodious Seat, its Scituation delightful & ... 30 July 1789 Cranch, Mary Smith to Adams, Abigail I can never Sufficiently express my thanks or my gratitude for your last kind & affectionate ... 2 August 1789 Cranch, Mary Smith to Adams, Abigail I have been several times to your new house but I do feel such a want of my dear sisters ... 9 August 1789 Adams, Abigail to Cranch, Mary Smith If I should ask why I have not heard from my sister or Friends, for several weeks past, ... 10 August 1789 Adams, Abigail to Smith, William Give me leave to congratulate you & mrs Smith upon the Birth of a Daughter. I hope both the ... 1 September 1789 Adams, Abigail to Cranch, Mary Smith I Received your kind Letters and meant sooner to have replied to them, but many avocations ... 1 September 1789 Adams, Abigail to Tufts, Cotton with regard to politicks the debates of the House will give you an Idea of them, as yet ... 2 September 1789 Adams, John to Adams, Thomas Boylston I have this morning received your manly letter of 25thUlt.—I had long intended to write you ... 8 September 1789 Cranch, Mary Smith to Adams, Abigail I am quite discourag'd writing by the Post I know not if you have ever receiv'd one Letter ... 15 September 1789 Tufts, Cotton to Adams, Abigail Your Favour of the 1st.Inst.I recdthe 11st.and shall give orders to Pratt relative to the ... 27 September 1789 Adams, Abigail to Shaw, Elizabeth Smith I write to you my dear sister, not from the disputed Banks of the Potowmac, the Susquehanna ... 1 October 1789 Cranch, William to Adams, John Quincy Altho I have written you before, I know you have no objection to recieving another letter ... 4 October 1789 Adams, Abigail to Cranch, Mary Smith I wrote you a Letter last week, but as it did not get to the Post office, I have detaind it ... 5 October 1789 Adams, Abigail to Tufts, Cotton Your favour of 15 sepbrI have not yet replied to. with regard to the House, I wish it was as ... 6 October 1789 Copley, Susanna Clarke to Adams, Abigail Your Favor of July 14th:I duely received,and feel myself not a little flattered by your kind ... 11 October 1789 Adams, Abigail to Cranch, Mary Smith Mr Adams Sets of tomorrow morning on a visit to Braintree. I would gladly have accompanied ... 14 October 1789 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail MrDalton, MrJenkes and myself are at Penfields in good health and Spirits.— My Horses ... 15 October 1789 — 25 October 1789 Cranch, Mary Smith to Adams, Abigail I have at last receiv'd your Letter but never was poor creature more dissapointed I thought ... 20 October 1789 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John I yesterday received your kind favour dated at Fairfield and am happy to find that you had ... 23 October 1789 Cranch, Lucy to Adams, Abigail Though we were all happy to see my honoured and revered Uncle again in his favorite ... 25 October 1789 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John I presume you have reachd Braintree before this day I hope the sight of your Friends and of ... 1 November 1789 Adams, Abigail to Cranch, Mary Smith A strange phenomanan has happend in our Family. I believe I wrote you that Louissa and John ... 1 November 1789 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I thank you for your kind Letter inclosing that from our Friend Hollis.The Influenza is here ... 1 November 1789 — 4 November 1789 Cranch, Mary Smith to Adams, Abigail The dull weather of Last week has prevented sister Shaw from making her visit or she would ... 3 November 1789 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John I did not write to you by the last post. I was in hopes to have received a Letter from your ... 3 November 1789 Adams, Abigail to Cranch, Mary Smith I did not receive your Letter dated 25 untill sunday Evening which made it too late to write ... 4 November 1789 Washington, Martha to Adams, Abigail I should have been very happy to have seen you yesterday.— and am truly sorry the bad day ... 10 November 1789 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John Tis more than a month since you left Home, and except the few lines from Fairfield, I have ... 14 November 1789 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John I received yours of Novbr4. on thursday last.Brisler and his Family got here the same Day & ... 14 November 1789 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I am impatient to return but partly on Account of my Son who wishes to Stay at Colledge as ... 15 November 1789 Smith, Abigail Adams to Norton, Elizabeth Cranch almost twelve months have elapsed since the date of your last letter,I am conscious that ... 22 November 1789 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John Quincy one would suppose that the waters between N york and Road Island had produced the same ... 22 November 1789 Adams, Abigail to Tufts, Cotton I congratulate you and the Lady to whom you are united upon your Nuptials, and most ... 5 December 1789 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, Abigail No, my dear Madam, I have not tasted of the waters of Lethe, nor have the Laws of Nature, ... 8 December 1789 Washington, Martha to Adams, Abigail Mrs.Washington presents her best compliments to Mrs.Adams, and will thank her to say at what ... 12 December 1789 Storer, Hannah Quincy Lincoln to Adams, Abigail Will My good and worthy friend Mrs.Adams, give Me leave to request her acceptance of a Small ... 20 December 1789 Tufts, Cotton to Adams, Abigail Yours of the 22d.I recd.on Sunday last, by Gen Lincoln— the several Articles You requested ... 27 December 1789 Smith, Abigail Adams to Adams, John Quincy I have lived long in expectation of the pleasure of receiving a letter from my Dear Brother ...