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Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 21 October 1799 [electronic edition]
... Trenton October 21. 1799 My dearest Friend I have no line from you, since the 13th at Brookfield. There has been so much rainy weather as to have made travelling impracticable for you, some part of the time, and the roads disagreable at all times... If your health fails not, Patience will bear the rest. We went to the Presbyterian Church yesterday and heard Mr. Grant a young ...
Letter from Abigail Adams to John Adams, 30 December 1773 [electronic edition]
... Weymouth December 30 1773 Alass! How many snow banks devide thee and me and my warmest wishes to see thee will not melt one of them. I have not heard one Word from thee, or our Little ones since I left home. I did not take any cold comeing down, and find my self in better Health than I was. I wish to hear the same account from you. The Time I proposed to tarry has Elapsed. I shall ...
Letter from Abigail Adams to John Adams, 8 - 10 September 1775 [electronic edition]
... root. So much sickness has occasioned a scarcity of Medicine.Destroy this. Such a doleful tale it contains can give no pleasure to any one. Our other children are well and send Duty to pappa. Bracket has been complaining but has got better. The small pox in the natural way was never more mortal than this Distemper has proved in this and many neighboring Towns. 18 have been buried since you left ...
Letter from Abigail Adams to John Adams, 7 December 1796 [electronic edition]
... , peace and happiness of our Country. This is my most fervent wish and petition to Heaven, totally divested of every personal feeling and Sentiment. I have twice written to you previous to this day which compleats a fortnight since you left me, and in all which Time I have not heard a Word from You. I hope tomorrows post will bring me a Letter. We have had one continued turn of cold and dry ...
Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 20 January 1795 [electronic edition]
... Philadelphia January 20. 1794 My Dearest Friend I received your favour of the 9th Yesterday. The Weather is now extream Cold. The River is frozen and a snow covers the Ground. If the Season is as sharp and at the same time so fine with you, it will present a good Opportunity to cross the Mill Pond. It was judicious Advice and a prudent determination to cutt your Wood this Winter ...
Letter from Abigail Adams to John Adams, 18 October 1800 [electronic edition]
... Saturday Quincy October 18th 1800 My dearest Friend I have not written to you since you left me, but as I knew you must feel anxious to hear I write tho it will but add to your apprehensions; my own Health has mended, tho the weather has been so wet and unpleasent that I have not dared to venture out, not even to see my dear sister in her sickness and distress. She is very low ...
Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 10 December 1798 [electronic edition]
... have had a cold as usual upon coming to this place: but ventured out to make my Speech and am much better. I almost dread to hear of your Attempting to come on. A Journey of 360 miles through bad roads and worse weather requires more strength than I fear Disease has left you. It is not long to March or April. I know you have certain Ideas that you have a Post and that you ought ...
Letter from Abigail Adams to John Adams, 10 December 1795 [electronic edition]
... Quincy, Dec'br 10th 1795 My Dearest Friend I have rejoiced in the fine weather which has attended you through your, journey, and the good Roads. If you have had them as good as we have, some cold Days but not enough so, to freeze or prevent our people from accomplishing the plowing at the corn Feilds. The Shelter for the Young cattle is compleated and coverd with Sea weed. One day ...
Letter from Abigail Adams to John Adams, 7 January 1793 [electronic edition]
... the last winter tho very few days pass in which I can say that I feel really well. I have not heard any thing of the Chaise since you wrote me that it was left at Hartford. I believe it will not reach Home till Spring. The Narrow to the water have been so blocked up with Snow that Shaw has not been able to get up any Sea weed lately: he attempted it but could not Succeed, and the ground has ...
Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 24 October 1799 [electronic edition]
... Trenton October 24. 1799 My dearest Friend Your favour of the 20th has been to Phyladelphia and came back to me only last night: nor was this the fault of the Post Office. The Letter was addressed to Phyladelphia. It gave me great Joy and relieved me from much anxiety. I had recd. no news of you since your Letter of 13 from Brookfield. We had a sharp frost last night. Ice ...

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