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Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 18 February 1783, "I write to you..." [electronic edition]
... Paris Feb. 18. 1783 My dearest Friend I write to you by several opportunities, to inform you of my fixed Resolution of returning home in the Spring, that you may not think of embarking for Europe. It would be unluckly indeed if you should embark for Europe and I for America at the same time. Congress will possibly delay the acceptance of my Resignation, but I shall arrange ...
John Adams autobiography, part 2, "Travels, and Negotiations," 1777-1778, sheet 3 of 37 [electronic edition]
... since that Event, that He who builds on Popularity is like a Sailor on a topmast whether drunk or sober, ready at the first blast to plunge into the briny deep.I It had been my intention to keep an exact journal of all that happened in this Voyage, and I should have been much pleased to havekept preserved all the Occurrences in the late Chases, and turbulent Weather: but I was constantly so wet ...
John Adams autobiography, part 2, "Travels, and Negotiations," 1777-1778, sheet 23 of 37 [electronic edition]
... it? Who are You? and what has been your Employment? A Taylor.... You never stole a Horse before I suppose in your Life? Never.... [line] What Business had you with Horse Stealing? Why did not you content yourself with your Cabbage? May 21. Thursday 1778. Dined at Home The disputes between the Parties had by this time become so well known to me, and their ...
John Adams autobiography, part 2, "Travels, and Negotiations," 1777-1778, sheet 19 of 37 [electronic edition]
... replace it. It is now near a Year since, and you have not performed that promise. The Disappointment has been very inconvenient to Us. Probably it was occasioned by your not receiving the Remittances you expected. However, We think you should have foreborne entering into any fresh contracts and Embarrassments; especially, as it was not required or expected of you, by the Committee, as appears by ...
John Adams autobiography, part 2, "Travels, and Negotiations," 1777-1778, sheet 24 of 37 [electronic edition]
... my Plan should be adopted? Dr. Franklins Reputation was so high in America, in the Court and Nation of France and all over Europe, that he would undoubtedly as he ought to be left alone at the Court of Versailles. Mr. Lee held two Commissions, one to the Court of France and one to the Court of Spain. If that to the Court of Versailles should be annulled, the other to the Court of ...
Letter from John Adams to Abigail Smith, 11 April 1764, "The room which I thought . . ." [electronic edition]
... Braintree Ap. 11th. 1764 My ever dear Diana The Room which I thought would have been an Hospital or a Musaeum, has really proved a Den of Thieves, and a scene of Money Changers. More Persons have been with me about Business, since I shut up, than a few, and many more than I was glad to see, for it is a sort of Business that I get nothing by, but Vanity and Vexation of Spirit. If ...
John Adams autobiography, part 2, "Travels, and Negotiations," 1777-1778, sheet 20 of 37 [electronic edition]
... had attained any maturity in Age, Reading and reflection had I imbibed any general Prejudice against Kings, or in favour of them. It appeared to me then as it has done ever since, that there is a State of Society in which a Republican Government is the best, and in America the only one which ought to be adopted or thought of, because the morals of the People and Circumstances of the Country ...
John Adams autobiography, part 2, "Travels, and Negotiations," 1777-1778, sheet 2 of 37 [electronic edition]
... Lodging had been a Cott with a double Mattross, a good Bolster, my own Sheets and Blanketts enough. My little Son with me, We lay comfortably and slept well though there was a violent gale of Wind in the night. On the morning of Sunday the fifteenth of February, the last Anchor was weighed and We came under Sail before breakfast, with fine Wind, a pleasant Sun but a sharp cold Air. Thus I ...
John Adams autobiography, part 2, "Travels, and Negotiations," 1777-1778, sheet 29 of 37 [electronic edition]
... has been obtained, by which the Plate and other Effects have been discovered; but the whole has been deposited, to remain, untill the Captain shall be in a Condition to reimburse what has been paid for these Effects. I think, moreover, that it is important that you should be informed that this Captain who has quarrelled with his Officers and all his Crew has caused to be committed to Prison ...
John Adams autobiography, part 2, "Travels, and Negotiations," 1777-1778, sheet 13 of 37 [electronic edition]
... young Ladies, I ever saw in France. She afterwards married The Marquis De Tonnere, a Gentleman of great Quality and fortune, since so famous for his tragical Catastrophy in the beginning of the Revolution. This Noblemans Character was as amiable as that of his Father in Law was otherwise. Boulainvilliers held a superb hereditary office under the Crown which gave him very high Rank and great ...

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