Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 3 November 1777
York Town November 3. 1777
My dearest Friend
This Moment I received your favour of Octr. 6.
[Abigail to John, 06 October 1777]
by Mr. Niles. -- I am as well as can be expected.
We have no News, but such as is old to you.
I congratulate you on the great and glorious Events in the northern Department. Congress have ordered a Thanksgiving, and have done great Honour to the Officers.
We shall finish the Confederation in a few days.
[Endorsement -- see page image]
Cite web page as: Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 3 November 1777 [electronic edition].
Adams Family Papers: An Electronic Archive. Massachusetts Historical Society. http://www.masshist.org/digitaladams/
Original manuscript: Adams, John. Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 3 November 1777. 2 page. Original manuscript from the Adams Family Papers, Massachusetts Historical Society.
Source of transcription: Butterfield, L.H., ed. Adams Family Correspondence. Vol. 2. Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1963.