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John Adams autobiography, part 2, "Travels, and Negotiations," 1777-1778, sheet 7 of 37 [electronic edition]
... spoke Gascoine, the Dialect of Bourdeaux, which they said was not good French. This day six Weeks We had sailed from Nantaskett Road. How many dangers, distresses, and hairbreadth escapes had We seen. There was one however which has been omitted. One Evening when We were approaching the French Coast, I was sitting in the Cabin, when Captain McIntosh our Prisoner came down to me and addressed ...
John Adams autobiography, part 2, "Travels, and Negotiations," 1777-1778, sheet 30 of 37 [electronic edition]
... Sum. And We think it extreamly irregular in Merchants to draw Bills before they send their Accounts, and in Captains of Ships of War, to draw for any Sums they please, without previous notice and express Permission. And our Captains have the less Excuse for it, as We have ever been ready to furnish them, with all the Necessaries they desired. And Captain Jones in particular has had of Us, near ...
John Adams autobiography, part 2, "Travels, and Negotiations," 1777-1778, sheet 25 of 37 [electronic edition]
... a multiplicity of hands in the same place: but the Consequence has been the refusal of so many demands and requests, that I expect much discontent will arise from it, and many Clamours. Whether the Appointment by Congress of one or more Consuls for this Kingdom would remedy these inconveniences, I must submit to their Wisdom. Signed John Adams The Hon. The Commercial Committee of ...
John Adams autobiography, part 2, "Travels, and Negotiations," 1777-1778, sheet 31 of 37 [electronic edition]
... . Hartley was superscribed to Hodge Esqr. Passi June 17. 1778 Sir Mr. Archer a young English Gentleman of Parts and Spirit, who is going to America to serve as a Volunteer, will deliver you this. The English Fleet had not sailed the tenth. We have no News yet, of its sailing. The Spanish Flota has not arrived as We have learned The Dutch are more friendly to Us, than I was aware ...
John Adams autobiography, part 2, "Travels, and Negotiations," 1777-1778, sheet 15 of 37 [electronic edition]
... Appearance. She had several Children very handsome and promising whom I saw in France and two of whom I have since seen in America, with complexions as blooming as they had in their Childhood. One of them behaved very well-the other has been much censured, I know not how truly. Bancrofts intimacy with Franklin brought him daily to my our house, and he often came to my Appartment where I received ...
John Adams autobiography, part 2, "Travels, and Negotiations," 1777-1778, sheet 16 of 37 [electronic edition]
... heard a tenth part so much from him as from Bancroft. The Queens Intrigues with Madame the Duchess of Polinac, her constant dissipation, her habits of expence and profusion, her giddy thoughtless conduct were for a long time almost constant Topicks of his Tittle Tattle. Another Personage who must be introduced upon the Scene, was a Dr. Smith. He told me he was a Native of New York, and of ...
John Adams autobiography, part 2, "Travels, and Negotiations," 1777-1778, sheet 35 of 37 [electronic edition]
... it is indifferent to Us, whether it is at Dunkirk, Brest, or Nantes. We are &c. B. Franklin, Arthur Lee, John Adams to Mr. Francis Coffyn at Dunkirk. Passi July 13. 1778 Sir As We understand the Boston in her last Cruise, did not sail so well as formerly, We apprehend this Alteration has been made, by some change in her Ballast: for which reason, you are ...
Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 4 February 1794, "The Mail of Yesterday..." [electronic edition]
... Precept however Do as you would be done by implys an Equality which is the real Equality of Nature and Christianity, and has been Known and understood in all Ages before the Lt. G. of Massachusetts made the discovery in January 1784. I am pleased to hear that the Court appointed again their late State Attorney. Mr. Daston called on me a few weeks ago to communicate to me a great Secret. The ...
John Adams autobiography, part 2, "Travels, and Negotiations," 1777-1778, sheet 9 of 37 [electronic edition]
... Years in that cause himself. He had been banished for cooperating with Mr. Malsherbs, and the other Courts and Parliaments of the Kingdom in the time of Louis the fifteenth, for their Remonstrances against the arbitrary Conduct and pernicious Edicts of the Court &c. He envied the Count de Viralade his Son the pleasure, that he intended himself by accompanying me that Evening to the Commedy ...
Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 4 February 1794, "The Indisposition..." [electronic edition]
... Philadelphia Feb. 4. 1794 My dearest Friend The Indisposition of my ever honoured and beloved Mother gives me a very tender Anxiety. I hope she may yet get the better of her Disorder and enjoy a good share of Health. Remember me to her in the most affectionate and dutiful manner. You ask me I wish to give any Directions. I pray you not to let the good old Lady know that you ...

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