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Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 25 December 1786, "I hope . . ."


My dearest Friend

I hope you have had a Pleasant Journey and are happy in your tour. I am, in a State of Phylosophic Solitude, that has hitherto been very tolerable, because I know my Treasures are not far off. But, as soon as the Novelty of it, wears off, and my occupation shall cease it will grow tedious enough. Dont hurry yourself however nor your Friends, but improve the opportunity to see, whatever you have an Inclination to see. I shall receive the Benefit of your Observations when We meet and with more Pleasure than I could have made them perhaps in Person. Love to the Coll and my Nabby Smith, and Compliments to all the Party.



A Letter from Squire Storer is inclosed. Barnet is arrived somewhere but I have no letter yet, but one from Storer in which this was inclosed.

Yours forever
John Adams

Portia



[Endorsement -- see page image]



Cite web page as: Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 25 December 1786, "I hope . . ." [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, 25 December 1786, "I hope . . ." 3 pages. Original manuscript from the Adams Family Papers, Massachusetts Historical Society.
Source of transcription: Adams Papers Editorial Project. Unverified transcriptions.
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