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Letter from Abigail Adams to John Adams, 13 December 1788 [electronic edition]
... December 13th 1788 My Dear Friend I hope every post to hear from you but every post has hitherto dissapointed me. A Month is a long time to be absent from Home without learning any thing from you. You have often left me and always was very punctual in writing to me. This is but the Second time I have left you and the first that I have been so long without hearing from you. I have ...
Letter from Abigail Adams to John Adams, 21 October 1781 [electronic edition]
... you to quit your family and Friends would opperate again, when ever you could be brought to believe that you could render your Country more Service abroad than at Home; altho providence has been pleased to seperate us, it is not with the mortifying reflection that you quited your Native Land through fear, malice or Ill Will towards it, but by the unanimous voice of a free people you were deputed ...
Letter from Abigail Adams to John Adams, 26 February 1780 [electronic edition]
... by their notice.I wrote you by Mr. Austin who I hope is safely arrived. He went from here in the height of the sublimest winter I ever saw. In the latter part of December and beginning of January there fell the highest snow known since the year 1740, and from that time to this day the Bay has been froze so hard that people have walked, road, and sledded, over it to Boston; it was froze across Nantasket ...
Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 14 January 1777 [electronic edition]
... Hartford jany. 14, 1777 It is now generally believed here that G. Washington has killed and taken at least two Thousands of Mr. Howes Army since Christmas. Indeed the Evidence of it is from the Generals own Letters. You know I ever thought Mr. Hows march through the jerseys a rash Step. It has proved so -- but how much more so would it have been thought if the Americans could all have ...
Letter from Abigail Adams to John Adams, 5 May 1789 [electronic edition]
... been sown. The Hill before the window. Your Brother has had cleard of Stones, and gatherd up the overpluss manure and laid where directed. I requested him to dispose of the Young Stock if he could, but he has not been able to. I procured a load of Salt Hay for the Stock . Since you went away pay'd Thayer 6£.12s.11d for the Hay I had of him, and this day am obliged to purchase more English Hay ...
Letter from Abigail Adams to John Adams, 9 December 1798 [electronic edition]
... Quincy December 9th 1798 My dearest Friend I write you a few Lines just to say that I am better than when I wrote you last, that Mr. Cranch is also slowly mending. Boylstone Adams is not worse. I expect to hear that you have a Great cold. If so I pray you be early attentive to it. I inclose you the News paper which I take. My Neighbours taking the rest, I see them all. You ...
Letter from Abigail Adams to John Adams, 22 January 1797 [electronic edition]
... Quincy Janry. 22. 1797 My Dearest Friend I have not received a Line from you of a later date than the 3d Instant. The last week is the only one which has past since you left me, without Letters. I hope it is not oweing to any other cause than the difficulty of passing the North River. We have had this day something very like a snow storm. It has Bankd some tho not very deep ...
Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams, 26 April 1777 [electronic edition]
... , the Vapours, the Dismals, the Horrors, seem to have seized our whole State. More Wrath than Terror, has seized me. I am very mad. The gloomy Cowardice of the Times, is intollerable in N. England. Indeed I feel not a little out of Humour, from Indisposition of Body. You know, I cannot pass a Spring, or fall, without an ill Turn -- and I have had one these four or five Weeks -- a Cold, as usual. Warm ...
Letter from Abigail Adams to John Adams, 5 November 1775 [electronic edition]
... , but he begs me to make his Excuse and say that he has wrote twice before, but it did not please him well enough to send it. Abigail Adams has been with her Aunt Betsy ever since her Grandmammas Death. Charles Adams and Thomas Boylston Adams beg mamma to thank pappa for their Letters, and wish they could write to tell him so. Brother and Sister Cranch send their Love. Mrs. Cranch's disorder left ...
Letter from Abigail Adams to John Adams, 25 October 1777 [electronic edition]
... have retired to write you a few line's. I have received no letters from you since you left P--a Philadelphia by the post, and but one by any private Hand. I have wrote you once before this. Do not fail writing by the return of this express and direct your Letters to the care of my unkle who has been a kind and faithfull hand to me through the whole Season and a constant attendant upon the post ...

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