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Docno: ADMS-04-11-02-0153

Author: Adams, John
Recipient: Adams, Thomas Boylston
Date: 1796-05-05

John Adams to Thomas Boylston Adams

[salute] My Dear Thomas

I am extreamly sorry to hear that you have been ill of your old Complaint: but was somewhat consoled at the same time by hearing you were better. Exercise of Walking or riding will be your Life in Holland.
Our Affairs are assuming a face of good Humour which is very pleasant after so long a storm. We shall have Peace and good Govt for some Years I hope—
I long to learn your Intentions about coming home or staying in Europe.
In a certain Event I might want you more than ever. I am yours / Affectionatly
[signed] John Adams
RC (private owner, 1988); internal address: “Mr T. B. Adams.”
Cite web page as: Founding Families: Digital Editions of the Papers of the Winthrops and the Adamses, ed.C. James Taylor. Boston: Massachusetts Historical Society, 2018.