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Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 2 November 1794

My Dearest Friend

We arrived here last night in good Season. The Roads were not very bad, and the Weather, tho Showery, was not inconvenient.

Mr. Freeman the Son of our late Neighbours at Milton and a Mr. Thorp of New York were our Companions in the Stage. Mr. Freeman is a very agreable Man. I never travelled with any Man more assiduous to make me comfortable.

At Church I met my Old Friends Governor Huntington and Lt. Governor Wolcot. Mr. Trumbull I have not yet Seen. He is confined with the Vapours.

Mr. Speaker Trumbull is Senator for Six Years from next March.

The Weather is to day as fine as possible.

I hope the East Winds have brought in more Treasures from the Sea, and that my Farmers continue to Secure them.

In the Country Towns in Mr. Ames's District I found a Spirit in his favour very different from that in some People of Boston. I dont despair of him yet.

Take great Care of your Health and of that of Louisa. Four Months will soon be gone, when I hope to find you happy in good News from our Children abroad and at home, in good health, and Spirits, and ardent for another Agricultural Campaign more glorious but less fatiguing than the last. Duty to Mother and Love to all.

Your without ceasing
J. A.


Mrs. A.

[Endorsement -- see page image]

Cite web page as: Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 2 November 1794 [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, 2 November 1794. 2 pages. Original manuscript from the Adams Family Papers, Massachusetts Historical Society.
Source of transcription: Adams Papers Editorial Project. Unverified transcription.
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