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6 July 1795 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, Charles I received some time since from Mr: Rogers in London your bill upon me for £225 sterling, ... 8 July 1795 Adams, John Quincy to Shaw, Elizabeth Smith About three months have elapsed since I received information by Letters from America, of the ... 12 July 1795 Adams, Thomas Boylston to Adams, Abigail The four Letters which your last favor of April 23. mentions to have been written to me, ... 13 July 1795 Adams, Thomas Boylston to Adams, John The flattering reception which my Letters have met with from you, and the expressions of ... 30 July 1795 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, Abigail I received yesterday your favour of May 25th: not numbered but the fifth that has reached me ... 5 August 1795 Adams, Thomas Boylston to Adams, Abigail Though it is but a few days since I had the pleasure of writing you, I cannot omit a direct ... 14 August 1795 Adams, Abigail to Smith, Abigail Adams I quitted you with a heavy heart with many reflections upon my mind known only to myself. ... 16 August 1795 Adams, Charles to Adams, Abigail I have been sometime expecting to hear from you upon a subject the most interesting to my ... 25 August 1795 Adams, John to Adams, John Quincy I have recd your Letters in Succession to N. 9. I think inclusive but they are in So much ... 15 September 1795 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John Quincy I am ashamed to say how long it is Since I last wrote to You. I have received Your Letters ... 15 September 1795 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, Charles The most recent intelligence we have from America is contained in your letter of June 30 & ... 17 September 1795 Adams, Abigail to Adams, Thomas Boylston This very Day twelve month You lost sight of your native Land. Your Native Land is not I ... 19 September 1795 Adams, John to Adams, John Quincy I, Yesterday recd your favour of June 27. No. 10. It is in common with all the Numbers which ... 24 September 1795 Shaw, Elizabeth Smith to Adams, Abigail Justice & judgment are the habitation of thy throne, O my God! but thy mercy endureth ... 27 September 1795 Adams, Charles to Adams, Abigail Your favor of the 19th instant I have received I thank you for your congratulations upon an ... 28 September 1795 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John Quincy Mr J Quincy calld upon me Yesterday to let me know that a vessel of mr Higginsons was going ... 4 October 1795 Adams, Charles to Adams, John Your kind letter of the 20th Ulto I received, and most cordially thank you for the parental ... 8 October 1795 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John Quincy I hear of a vessel going to Amsterdam, and tho I presume you are not in Holland, I shall ... 26 October 1795 Smith, Abigail Adams to Adams, John Quincy I am informed of a Vessell to sail for England soon and I have been too remiss already not ... 27 October 1795 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, Thomas Boylston I apprehend that your information respecting the time when we are to be ready to depart was ... 31 October 1795 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, John I have been detained about ten days in this place, waiting for a wind, and am very like to ... 31 October 1795 Shaw, Elizabeth Smith to Adams, Abigail I have this moment heard Mr & Mrs Black is in town, & going out again immediately but I ... 2 November 1795 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, Thomas Boylston The letter from Charles enclosed in yours of yesterday, accompanies as he says the bills, ... 4 November 1795 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, Charles I received at this place by your letter of September 3d: the pleasing intelligence of your ... 4 November 1795 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, Charles Your Letter of September 3d. advising your having drawn the preceding day, bills on me in ... 7 November 1795 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, Abigail Your few lines of August 25th. were forwarded to me from the Hague by my brother, and though ... 17 November 1795 Adams, John to Adams, John Quincy Since my last I have received your No. 11. dated 27. July with the Pamphlets which ... 18 November 1795 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, Thomas Boylston You were doubtless informed by our friends who favoured me with a visit at Helvoet of my ... 21 November 1795 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, John Since my last Letter (15.) nothing very material has occurred. The newspapers enclosed will ... 24 November 1795 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, Abigail You will receive the letter I wrote you during my captivity at Helvoetsluys, where I was ... 29 November 1795 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John Quincy The last Letter which has come to hand from you, was dated 27 July, now four Month. I begin ... 30 November 1795 Adams, Abigail to Adams, Thomas Boylston I Love to receive a Letter from both Brothers at once, and I suppose each of You like to ... 1 December 1795 Adams, Thomas Boylston to Adams, Abigail I had the pleasure to write you a few lines by the Betsey Captn: Clarke, which sailed from ... 5 December 1795 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John Quincy As capt Scott has not yet saild, it gives me an opportunity of informing you that last ... 6 December 1795 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John Quincy I inclose to you the Cupons of Febry and June. 2 for that Month and 20 for Febry. 21 in one ... 6 December 1795 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail We have been favoured with fine Weather and tolerable Roads in such a manner that We reached ... 10 December 1795 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John I have rejoiced in the fine weather which has attended you through your journey, and the ... 12 December 1795 Adams, John to Adams, John Quincy By your old Acquaintance Mr Hall, who is bound to Europe I shall Send you Some Newspapers, ... 13 December 1795 Adams, John to Adams, Charles So great a Part of my Life has been and Still continues to be Spent in travelling that I ... 14 December 1795 Adams, Thomas Boylston to Adams, John I owe you a volume, & the certainty that I have not time to compile it at present is more ... 15 December 1795 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John This is the Sixteenth Day since you left me, and I have not yet heard a word from You. I ... 16 December 1795 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail The Newspapers will inform you before this Letter reaches you that the Ratifications of the ... 17 December 1795 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I went to Senate this morning with Expectations highly raised of receiving my first Letter ... 17 December 1795 Adams, John to Smith, Abigail Adams I am returned to my yearly servitude, and have began to drudge for the winter, if not for ... 20 December 1795 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John The Day I wrote you last, I received Your Letter written at Nyork. neither of my Neighbours ... 21 December 1795 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail My old Acquaintance Mr Walton, who Served in Congress, with me in 1776 and 1777 is returned ... 23 December 1795 Adams, Thomas Boylston to Adams, John Quincy It has been announced in the Dutch Gazettes as an extract from those of London, that you had ... 24 December 1795 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I wrote you this morning inclosing a Post note for 600 and went to Senate with full ... 26 December 1795 Adams, Charles to Adams, John Your favors of the 13th and 24th I have received the latter containing the Post note for ... 26 December 1795 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, Thomas Boylston Your Packet by Mr: Clarke at length was delivered me on the 21st: and your letter of the ... 27 December 1795 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John Your Letter dated the 9th the blundering Post carried with him to Barnestable, so that I did ... 28 December 1795 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I have just recd from the P. Office your Letter of the 20th. by Brisler who went to carry ... 30 December 1795 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, Charles Your favour of 19th: September was transmitted to me by our brother from the Hague about a ... 31 December 1795 Adams, John to Adams, Charles Yesterday I received your kind and pleasing Letter of the 26, and am happy to hear of your ... 1 January 1796 Adams, John to Smith, Abigail Adams I have several letters from your mother, who, I thank God, appears to be in good health. ... 2 January 1796 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail The Weather here is as fine as it was the last Year. The Festival season of Christmas and ... 3 January 1796 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John I will try to write tho it is with much difficulty I hold My pen, oweing to a very painfull ... 5 January 1796 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail There is a dead calm in the political Atmosphere, which furnishes no Event worth relating. ... 6 January 1796 Adams, Charles to Adams, John Quincy Your letter of the 15th September arrived yesterday I own I have not so much cause to ... 6 January 1796 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, Abigail I have the receipt of two Letters from you to acknowledge; the one bearing date September 15.... 7 January 1796 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail Inclosed is another Production of Porcupine, whose quils will Stick. ... 9 January 1796 Peabody, Elizabeth Smith Shaw to Adams, Abigail It is indeed several weeks since I have written to you—an eventful term to me—multiplied ... 10 January 1796 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John I received by the last post Your Letters of the following Dates 21 inclosing the post Note, ... 15 January 1796 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John Thursday post did not bring me one Single Letter from you; tis true I had no reason to ... 15 January 1796 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail We have floods of rain but no frost nor Snow and very little news. The Democrats continue to ... 20 January 1796 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail This is one of my red Letter Days. It is the Anniversary of the Signature of the Declaration ... 21 January 1796 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John a Memorable Day in the Annals of France; God forgive them, I would say. yet upon recuring to ... 21 January 1796 Adams, Thomas Boylston to Pitcairn, Joseph Your favor from Paris of the 9th. Instant has been some days in hand. I thank you sincerely ... 23 January 1796 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John Quincy I came to Town yesterday, and find a vessel going to sail for England tomorrow, and I would ... 23 January 1796 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I have nothing to write you at this moment but Scandal, and that about one of our ... 25 January 1796 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, Thomas Boylston I believe there have been two or three opportunities of writing to the Hague since I ... 26 January 1796 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail Yesterday I came to Senate as usual on a monday morning pleasing my Imagination and my heart ... 29 January 1796 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail Yesterday which was Post Day from the Eastward I was disappointed again of a Letter and went ... 31 January 1796 Adams, Charles to Adams, Abigail My Sister informs me that you have not lately heard from your sons in Holland and that you ... 31 January 1796 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I have a secret to Communicate to Your Prudence. The Defence by Camillus was written in ... 31 January 1796 Adams, John to Adams, Charles A fat Sleekheaded young Gentleman was here last Week or the Week before who told me he knew ... 2 February 1796 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I recd yesterday yours of 21. and 25 Jan. The Senate and House of Massachusetts without any ... 3 February 1796 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John Yours of Jan’ry 20th reachd me the last post. there appears a universal pause. We do not get ... 6 February 1796 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail You Say you have no desire to be the first, and I cannot say that it is desirable: but ... 6 February 1796 Adams, John to Smith, Abigail Adams I have received your kind letter of the first of this month. Mr. Langworthy appears to me, ... 6 February 1796 Peabody, Elizabeth Smith Shaw to Adams, Abigail The tender solicitude you have shewn for my health, demands the earliest return I can make—& ... 7 February 1796 Adams, Charles to Adams, John Our Legislature have been some time occupied in debating upon what are called The Virginia ... 8 February 1796 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail It is monday, the Time to expect the Eastern mail other Men have Letters— I have none— ... 9 February 1796 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John I suppose some obstruction of Ice in the North river, prevented the southern post from ... 9 February 1796 Adams, John to Adams, Charles I recd this morning your favour of the 7th and am glad that your State have not too much ... 10 February 1796 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail The inclosed Slip from Benjamins Paper of this Morning will Shew you that the Electioneering ... 12 February 1796 Adams, Abigail to Peabody, Elizabeth Smith Shaw I last Evening received your kind Letter of the 6th and was most sincerely rejoiced to find ... 13 February 1796 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I have only time to inform you that Monday and Thursday have passed away without bringing me ... 14 February 1796 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John I received by the last mail the Letters of two, so that I fare as you do, and the Stormy ... 15 February 1796 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail This Morning I have your favour of the 3d which raised my Spirits again after the ... 20 February 1796 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John Yours of the 6 8th and 10th came to me by the last Post. I too sometimes get dissapointed ... 20 February 1796 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, Abigail By the present opportunity, I send you a few pamphets which may give you some entertainment ... 21 February 1796 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John I believe I must devote this page to the History of Farming. our people have carried up the ... 22 February 1796 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John Mr Quincy and Mr Copley made me a visit this afternoon. mr Copley arrived from England about ... 27 February 1796 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I dined Yesterday with Mr Madison. Mrs Madison is a fine Woman and her two sisters are ... 28 February 1796 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John Thursday is My Red Letter Day. then I usually get your favours, and a package of papers. the ... 28 February 1796 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John You left directions that Mr Pratt was to cut the Trees upon the plane for Timber to build a ... 28 February 1796 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, Abigail The last Letter I wrote you should have gone by the Galen, but from being postponed to the ... 28 February 1796 Peabody, Elizabeth Smith Shaw to Adams, Abigail I am very sorry that I could not send Betsy Quincy with her Cousin, but my being unwell ... 29 February 1796 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John Quincy Seven Months were nearly elapsed, from the Date of Your former Letter, to the receipt of ... 1 March 1796 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail Yesterday the President sent his Carriage for me to go with the Family to the Theatre. The ... 2 March 1796 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John Our Little Town of Quincy is become so rich that they can vote a Thousand Dollors to Build a ... 3 March 1796 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I recd this morning your favour of Feb. 22.—the more agreable as it was not very confidently ... 5 March 1796 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John Thursday post brought me Yours of the 20th 23 & 24. we have had a good Season for buisness ... 5 March 1796 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I Yesterday recd the Letter inclosed from my Son and in the Evening the President told me he ... 7 March 1796 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I have made the necessary Inquiry concerning Seeds And have found the Price so extravagant ... 9 March 1796 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I recd on Monday your two favours of 28. Feb. I am very glad you employed Pratt to cutt the ... 10 March 1796 Adams, Abigail to Adams, Thomas Boylston I never feel so great a propensity to write as when I have just received a Letter. Yours of ... 11 March 1796 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail Why! this is very clever— Every Monday and every Thursday brings me regularly a Letter, ... 12 March 1796 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John Yours of Febry 27. March 1st came to hand on Thursday. I regreet that Congress are like to ... 12 March 1796 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I dined Yesterday with Mr Burr, who lives here in Style. A Number of Members of the House ... 15 March 1796 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail Your delicious Letter of the 5th. came to my hand Yesterday. Your beautiful and pathetic ... 19 March 1796 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail We have a Turn of Weather as cold as any We have had through the whole Winter. The Violence ... 20 March 1796 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John I received Your kind favours of March 3. 5 7 & 9th by the Thursday post. we have as great a ... 20 March 1796 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, Abigail Your favour of January 23d. by Captain Barnard reached me two or three days ago. I am a ... 21 March 1796 Adams, Charles to Adams, John I am clearly of opinion with you that we stand in need of some magic equally powerful as the ... 24 March 1796 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, Thomas Boylston Mr: Clagett has this moment delivered me your favour of the 29th: ulto: and informs me that ... 25 March 1796 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John I was sadly dissapointed to Day when James returnd from the Post office without one Single ... 25 March 1796 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail on Wednesday I dined with Mr Russell the Friend of Dr Priestley and while We were at Table, ... 25 March 1796 Adams, John to Adams, Thomas Boylston Mr Hindman of Maryland has requested a Letter from me, for Mr Richard Cook of Anapolis, who ... 28 March 1796 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John Captain Beal was in Boston on Saturday and he prevaild on the post master to let him take up ... 29 March 1796 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail On Monday I recd your favour of the 20th Nothing will damp the Rage for Speculation but a ... 30 March 1796 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, Abigail The opportunities for writing occur so frequently at this time, and there is so little to ... 1 April 1796 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John I yesterday received Yours of March 19 & 23d inclosing the Letter from our son, compareing ... 1 April 1796 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail The Newspapers will inform you of our interminable Delays. The House have asked for Papers ... 4 April 1796 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John I see by the papers brought by last nights Mail that the Question on Livingstones Motion was ... 5 April 1796 Adams, John to Adams, John Quincy I have this morning received your favours of Jan. 7 and February the first with the ... 7 April 1796 Adams, John to Adams, Thomas Boylston It is a long time Since I have recd a Letter from you and it is too long Since I have ... 9 April 1796 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail The H. of R. have not yet determined— The Question is to be calld up on Monday— But the ... 10 April 1796 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John It is with real Sorrow that I have to acquaint You with the Death of so valuable a Man as ... 13 April 1796 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I dined on Monday at the Presidents with young La Fayette and his Preceptor, Tutor or ... 16 April 1796 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail The Doctor may have the Steers if he wishes to have them. ... 17 April 1796 Adams, Thomas Boylston to Adams, John Quincy Your favor of the 13 ult. came to hand the 31st: and that of the 24th: on the 3d: curt: ... 18 April 1796 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John What you will say, or think, I know not at the Wages I am obliged to give. they are not ... 18 April 1796 Adams, Charles to Adams, John Mr Van Persyn the bearer of this; is a Dutch gentleman the brother in law of Mr Jean Luzac ... 19 April 1796 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail The Sensations of Ap. 19. 1775 and those of this Morning have some Resemblance to each other.... 20 April 1796 Adams, John to Adams, Charles I recd. yesterday your favour of the 18 by the Post Mr Van Persyn, whom you mention as the ... 21 April 1796 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail This Day seven Years I first took my seat in Senate and I hope I shall not sit there seven ... 22 April 1796 Adams, John to Adams, Charles I believe I never have acknowledged the Rect of your favour of March 21.— In Dexter and Ames ... 23 April 1796 Adams, Thomas Boylston to Adams, John Quincy On the 19th: inst: the packets entrusted by you to the care of Erving, were handed me by Mr: ... 24 April 1796 Adams, Charles to Adams, John Quincy Your kind letters of Decr 30th from London and of Novr 4th from Helvoetsluys have been both ... 24 April 1796 Adams, John to Adams, Charles I have yours of the 22d. Mr Van Persyn I shall be glad to see whenever it ... 24 April 1796 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, Abigail You will find by the papers that I send with this letter, what you will perhaps know before ... 25 April 1796 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John And why should I feel so anxious, so heavy at My Heart, and So depressed in My spirits? I ... 27 April 1796 Smith, Abigail Adams to Adams, John Quincy I had the pleasure yesterday to receive your kind letter of the 23d of Febuary from London— ... 28 April 1796 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John What ever the Majority of the House of Representitives may think of their conduct, and ... 28 April 1796 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail Our Coach is Still immoveable. The Anarchical Warriours are beat out of all their ... 30 April 1796 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I am not surprized at your Anxiety expressed in your Letter of the 25th. which I recd ... 1 May 1796 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John I last Evening received Your favours of April 21, 23, 24 & 26th. I think an other week will ... 3 May 1796 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail The Result of Saturdays Debate in the H. of R. removes all Anxiety for the Remainder of this ... 4 May 1796 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John The first sight which saluted my Eyes this Morning was a fine colt. the complexion however ... 5 May 1796 Adams, John to Adams, John Quincy Mr Richard Cooke of Mary land will tell you all the News— I expect to sign the Bills this ... 5 May 1796 Adams, John to Adams, Thomas Boylston I am extreamly sorry to hear that you have been ill of your old Complaint: but was somewhat ... 5 May 1796 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, Abigail I received a few days ago your favour of Feby: 29. which was doubly grateful to me, as it ... 10 May 1796 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, Charles Your favour of January 6th: was received by our brother Thomas at the Hague, and by him ... 17 May 1796 Adams, Thomas Boylston to Pitcairn, Joseph Your favor of the 10th: currt: has just come to hand, and as I find a vacant moment, it ... 19 May 1796 Adams, John to Adams, John Quincy After a tedious Session of Congress, rendered uncommonly disgusting by the obstinacy of a ... 19 May 1796 Adams, John to Adams, Thomas Boylston It is a long time Since I have recd any Letter from you, and the Report that you have had a ... 19 May 1796 Peabody, Elizabeth Smith Shaw to Adams, Abigail I rejoice that the important question in Congress has terminated so happily, & that the Vice ... 20 May 1796 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John Quincy I have to acknowledge the receipt of Several Letters from You Since Your arrival in London, ... 25 May 1796 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John Quincy I came into Town Yesterday with your Father, and was surprizd to find mr Gore upon the point ... 2 June 1796 Adams, John Quincy to Johnson, Joshua I arrived at Gravesend on Saturday, barely in time to get on board the vessel in which I had ... 2 June 1796 Adams, John Quincy to Johnson, Louisa Catherine You remember I was ordered peremptorily to be at Gravesend on Saturday morning by ten or ... 4 June 1796 Adams, Charles to Adams, John The canvass of the votes for Senators for this district and for Members of Assembly to ... 9 June 1796 Adams, John to Adams, Thomas Boylston It was no longer ago than Yesterday that I received your kind Letter of the 14. of December ... 9 June 1796 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, Charles I returned here ten days ago from England and have this day received your letter of April 24.... 10 June 1796 Adams, Abigail to Adams, Thomas Boylston A Neighbour of ours Captain Richard Beal is going this week to sail for England, and I do ... 17 June 1796 Adams, John Quincy to Johnson, Louisa Catherine I have just received from my good friend Hall, a Letter of the 8th: instt: which is precious ... 24 June 1796 Adams, Thomas Boylston to Adams, John Upon my file of unacknowledged letters, I find three from you, the last of which is of the ... 29 June 1796 Adams, Thomas Boylston to Adams, Abigail Four precious letters from you have come to the hand of your apostate Son Thomas, without ... 30 June 1796 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, Abigail I begin again to number my letters to you; a practice which I neglected, in writing from ... 4 July 1796 Johnson, Louisa Catherine to Adams, John Quincy So totally incapacitated do I feel myself for writing were it not through fear of giving you ... 5 July 1796 Johnson, Joshua to Adams, John Quincy Your favor of the 2d of last Month never came to hand until the 27th. in course I could not ... 9 July 1796 Adams, John Quincy to Johnson, Louisa Catherine I have just received your letter of the 28th: of last month, and though I have not yet read ... 11 July 1796 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John Quincy This is the Aniversary of the Birth which of that Day when as the poet expresses it, ... 23 July 1796 Peabody, Elizabeth Smith Shaw to Adams, Abigail Your kind invitations would have induced Mr Peabody to have visited you at Quincy had it not ... 24 July 1796 Johnson, Louisa Catherine to Adams, John Quincy How shall I express my impatient anxiety at not hearing from you, five tedious weeks have ... 25 July 1796 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, Abigail Your letters of May 20. and 25. have both reached me forwarded from London. The latter was ... 25 July 1796 Johnson, Louisa Catherine to Adams, John Quincy Permit me to felicitate you on your appointment to the Court of Lisbon which pleasing ... 31 July 1796 Adams, John Quincy to Smith, Abigail Adams I received a few days ago your letter of April 27th: which was forwarded to me from London. ... 6 August 1796 Adams, John Quincy to Johnson, Louisa Catherine I have just received my lovely friend, your letters of the 24th: and 25th: of last month. I ... 6 August 1796 Adams, Thomas Boylston to Adams, John Since the date of my last letter, (June 24th:) I am favored with your’s of May 19. which ... 7 August 1796 Adams, John to Adams, John Quincy I have many favours in Letters, Newspapers, Pamphlets and Books to thank you for, the latest ... 8 August 1796 Adams, Charles to Adams, Abigail This morning about one o’clock My Sally presented me with a charming daughter They are both ... 10 August 1796 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John Quincy Since the date of my last July 11th I have received an Authentic account of Your appointment ... 13 August 1796 Adams, John Quincy to Johnson, Louisa Catherine I hope my amiable friend has before this received my letters of the 9th: of last month, and ... 16 August 1796 Adams, Abigail to Adams, Thomas Boylston There has been an interval of Eight Months Since I received a line from Your Hand. this ... 16 August 1796 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, Abigail I have still to thank you for a very few lines addressed to myself, and for about half of a ... 19 August 1796 Johnson, Louisa Catherine to Adams, John Quincy Sunday last brought to hand your invaluable letter of the 6th shall I confess I was nearly ... 27 August 1796 Adams, Thomas Boylston to Adams, Abigail In discharge of my promise to write you a letter, which has been given you in two covers ... 28 August 1796 Johnson, Louisa Catherine to Adams, John Quincy How shall I answer my dear friends last charming letter where find words adequate to the ... 11 September 1796 Adams, Charles to Adams, Abigail Your favor of the 6th instant came to hand yesterday. I can give you no certain information ... 12 September 1796 Adams, John Quincy to Johnson, Louisa Catherine I have received, my amiable friend, your letters of the 19th: and 28th: of last month, and ... 16 September 1796 Cranch, William to Adams, John Quincy The want of opportunity, and leisure, has a long time prevented me from writing you. The ... 24 September 1796 Adams, Abigail to Dalton, Ruth Hooper I received Your kind Letter of Sepbr 5 and was very happy to learn from it, that You enjoyed ... 25 September 1796 Adams, Abigail to Adams, Thomas Boylston Your Letter of June the 29th was as refreshing to me as cold water to a thirsty Soul. the ... 30 September 1796 Johnson, Joshua to Adams, John Quincy Your favor of the 13th came to hand on the 26th. by which I find that you had not determined ... 30 September 1796 Johnson, Louisa Catherine to Adams, John Quincy After waiting with extreme anxiety I recieved my friend your very short letter of the 12th ... 5 October 1796 Adams, Thomas Boylston to Adams, Abigail My last letter to you was dated the 27th: of August, and went by “the Genl Green” for Rhode ... 12 October 1796 Adams, John Quincy to Johnson, Louisa Catherine After reading your letter of the 30th: of last month which I received this morning, I looked ... 25 October 1796 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, Charles I have received your letter of September 7th: with the account current, which as you ... 28 October 1796 Adams, John to Adams, John Quincy I have this Morning, filed in order your Letters and have now in one bundle before me from ... 1 November 1796 Johnson, Louisa Catherine to Adams, John Quincy How my much loved friend Shall I atone. for the uneasiness my last letter caused you— Could ... 8 November 1796 Adams, Abigail to Adams, Thomas Boylston I have just received Your Letter, sent by the Gen’ll Green, Captain Sheldon via ... 11 November 1796 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John Quincy I have to acknowledg the receipt of two kind Letters from You Since I wrote You last, No 21 ... 11 November 1796 Adams, John to Adams, John Quincy I know not where to find you—Whether in Holland England or Portugal—Whether to address you ... 12 November 1796 Adams, John Quincy to Johnson, Louisa Catherine I received by the last Post, two Letters from your Pappa, my amiable friend, and looked in ... 13 November 1796 Warren, Mercy Otis to Adams, Abigail I return my dear madam miss Williams letters with Lovuts memoirs— am much obliged & hope ... 14 November 1796 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, Abigail I received a few days ago, your favour of August 10th. it mentions a previous letter of July ... 16 November 1796 Adams, Charles to Adams, Abigail I have received your two last letters that by Mr Bracket accompanied by the presents you ... 21 November 1796 Adams, John Quincy to Johnson, Louisa Catherine The day after I had sent away my last Letter, I received yours of the 1st: instt: which ... 25 November 1796 Johnson, Louisa Catherine to Adams, John Quincy I have within the last sad hour recieved your affectionate though painful letter of the 12 ... 26 November 1796 Adams, Thomas Boylston to Adams, John Two days since I had the pleasure to receive your kind favors of the 9th: June and 8th: of ... 27 November 1796 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John Winter has caught you on the Road I presume, for a colder Day than this we seldom have in ... 27 November 1796 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail We lodged at Monroe’s in Marlborough on Wednesday night, at Hithcocks in Brookfield Thursday ... 28 November 1796 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John Quincy William Shaw came from Boston last Evening to keep Sabbeth with me and brought me your ... 29 November 1796 Johnson, Louisa Catherine to Adams, John Quincy In my last I told you I believe how inadequate I found myself to the task of answering your ... 1 December 1796 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I Spent a pleasant Day before Yesterday with Mrs Smith and her Children at East Chester ... 4 December 1796 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John The Weather has been & held so uncommonly cold ever since you left Me, that I had no ... 4 December 1796 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail After Spending a Day and a Night at East Chester with our Children there and another at ... 5 December 1796 Adams, John to Adams, John Quincy As I came through New York, where I found your Sister and your Brother and their families in ... 5 December 1796 Adams, John Quincy to Johnson, Louisa Catherine I have just now received, my dearest friend, your letter of the 15th: of last month, since ... 6 December 1796 Johnson, Louisa Catherine to Adams, John Quincy Agreable to my promise of the 29th of writing to my beloved friend once a week I now ... 7 December 1796 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John on the desicions of this Day, hangs perhaps the Destiny of America, and May those into whose ... 7 December 1796 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I have recd your Letter of the cold Sunday on which I wrote you one from Stratford. In N. ... 8 December 1796 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail Inclosed are Some Signal Accomplishments of Prophecies. ... 9 December 1796 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John Captain Beal who is always attentive to the post office for me in your absence, brought Me ... 12 December 1796 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I have just recd your favr. of the 4th. I wrote you from stratford New York and from ... 16 December 1796 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I recd this morning your kind Letter of the 7th. and wonder you had not recd a Letter. I ... 18 December 1796 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I went Yesterday at 12 O Clock to the Presbyterian Meeting House in Market Street to hear Dr ... 19 December 1796 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I have this morning yours of the 9th. Am glad you have mine from Stratford: you will receive ... 20 December 1796 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I Yesterday dined at Mr Binghams and Sitting next to Madam at Table, had Something like a ... 20 December 1796 Adams, John Quincy to Johnson, Louisa Catherine I have this morning received your two Letters of Novr: 29. and December 6. The pain which ... 21 December 1796 Adams, Thomas Boylston to Adams, Abigail Towards the close of last month I had the pleasure to receive your kind letter of August ... 23 December 1796 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John I received by the last post Your favours dated 7h 8th & 12 of the present Month together ... 25 December 1796 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John Was it ever colder in this Country. the glasses have fallen much below 0, tho a bright ... 27 December 1796 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I recd yours of the 14 on Fryday: but had no Letter on Monday. ... 28 December 1796 Adams, Charles to Adams, John Your kind letter of the last week I have received. Your ideas respecting a young man’s ... 29 December 1796 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, Charles It is a long time since I have had the pleasure to receive any letter from you. I suppose ... 30 December 1796 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail The Prospect that opens upon me presents Troubles enough of every kind.— I have made Some ... 30 December 1796 Adams, John to Adams, Charles I have received with great Pleasure your kind Letter of 28th. ... 30 December 1796 Johnson, Louisa Catherine to Adams, John Quincy I have recieved your letters which afforded me infinite pleasure as they assured me you were ... 31 December 1796 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John I received by the last post, Your Letters of the 14th. 16th 18th & 19th. The frequent and ... 31 December 1796 Adams, Abigail to Gerry, Elbridge Your obliging favour of December 28th, I received by the Hand of Dr. Welch. I thank you Sir, ... 31 December 1796 Adams, John Quincy to Johnson, Louisa Catherine Since my Letter of the 20th: I have not enjoyed the pleasure of receiving any from my ... 1 January 1797 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John The new year opens upon us with new Scenes of Life before us. what are to be the trials the ... 1 January 1797 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I wish the new Year may be the happiest of your Life. Last Night I had a Visit from Dr Rush, ... 3 January 1797 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I recd Yesterday your favour of 23. of Decr. from Boston. ... 5 January 1797 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail Mrs Swan and her Daughters, conducted by Mrs Otis came into the Senate Chamber this morning ... 7 January 1797 Gerry, Elbridge to Adams, Abigail I am honored by yours of the 31st of december, & perfectly agree with you, respecting the ... 9 January 1797 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I received to day, together, your Favours of the 31st December 1796 and 1. Jan. 1797 ... 9 January 1797 Adams, John Quincy to Johnson, Joshua I received some time since your favour of Novr: 29. and this morning that of Decr: 16. You ... 10 January 1797 Adams, John Quincy to Johnson, Louisa Catherine How painful it is to me, my amiable friend to feel the assurance that my Letters for which ... 10 January 1797 Johnson, Louisa Catherine to Adams, John Quincy In my last I mentioned having recieved yours of the 13 December, which time our general ... 10 January 1797 Peabody, Elizabeth Smith Shaw to Adams, Abigail Day after day has slid off into the ocean of time, with the Yesterdays beyond the flood, ... 11 January 1797 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail on Tuesday when I waited as usual on Mrs W. after attending the Levee, She congratulated me ... 14 January 1797 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail Mr Beale called upon me, a few Days ago and left your Letter of Decr. 23d.— Last Evening I ... 14 January 1797 Dalton, Ruth to Adams, Abigail Your kind letter should not have lain so long unanswered had I not impatiently waited for ... 15 January 1797 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John The Cold has been more severe than I can ever before recollect. it has frozen the ink in My ... 16 January 1797 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I went Yesterday to hear Dr Priestley, in the Philosophical Hall of the University and there ... 17 January 1797 Johnson, Louisa Catherine to Adams, John Quincy I have recieved your very decisive letter of 20th December, which has astonished and ... 18 January 1797 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I recd, Yesterday by the Post, the inclosed Letter, which excites a hope of more by the Same ... 18 January 1797 Adams, John to Smith, William Stephens I Received yesterday your kind Letter of the 13th and Return you and yours the Compliments ... 18 January 1797 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, Abigail A few days ago, I received a Letter from my father dated at Quincy the 28th: of October, and ... 20 January 1797 Johnson, Louisa Catherine to Adams, John Quincy Almost immediately after I had dispatched my last, I recieved yours of 31st December, and ... 20 January 1797 Smith, Abigail Adams to Adams, John I had the pleasure a few days since to receive your favour of the 11th inst. and was happy ... 21 January 1797 Adams, Charles to Adams, Abigail Permit me to congratulate you on the return of This Season and to offer my most earnest ... 22 January 1797 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John I have not received a Line from You of a later date than the 3d Instant the last week is the ... 23 January 1797 Tufts, Cotton to Adams, John Our Newspapers have announced to us the Choice of a President of the United States and that ... 27 January 1797 Adams, John Quincy to Johnson, Joshua I am to thank you for your obliging favour of the 30th: of last month, which I received a ... 28 January 1797 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John I received by the post on thursday the whole Mail containing your Letters of the 5th 9th ... 28 January 1797 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail It is now determined what the President has to depend on after the 4th March. The Committee ... 29 January 1797 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John Yes My Dear Friend I had seen and read the Tenth Muse, and I think she abuses our poor old ... 30 January 1797 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John Inclosed is a Letter for our Daughter which you will be so good as to cover and address. it ... 31 January 1797 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I have recd yours of January 22d. I know not the reason you had not recd Letters for a Week— ... 31 January 1797 Adams, John Quincy to Johnson, Louisa Catherine The day after I wrote you my last Letter, which was on the 28th: I received your Letter of ... 31 January 1797 Johnson, Louisa Catherine to Adams, John Quincy Yes, my beloved friend, my spirit is roused, and I am determined to bear with fortitude what ... 1 February 1797 Adams, Abigail to Briesler, John I last Evening received a Letter from You in which You express an anxiety at the prospect of ... 2 February 1797 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I believe I have not directly & expressly Answered your Letter, inclosing the Memorandum ... 4 February 1797 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I hope you will not communicate to any body the hints I give you about our Prospects: but ... 5 February 1797 Adams, Abigail to Adams, Charles I received Your kind congratulatory Letter upon the new year. accept My thank for the filial ... 6 February 1797 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John The heavey rain & thaw to day will prevent my getting my Letters to Town to go by the post, ... 7 February 1797 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail I recd Yesterday together your Letters of the 28. 29. and 30th of January. ... 7 February 1797 Adams, John Quincy to Johnson, Louisa Catherine Your Letter of the 20th: of last month, which I received a few days ago has taken from my ... 8 February 1797 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John And may it prove an auspicious prelude to each ensuing Season. You have this Day to declare ... 8 February 1797 Adams, John Quincy to Adams, Abigail Though not many days have elapsed since I wrote you last, and I scarcely know what I can ... 8 February 1797 Otis, Mary Smith Gray to Adams, Abigail It gives me peculiar pleasure to hear from the Vice President, that you have enjoyed your ... 9 February 1797 — 28 February 1797 Adams, Abigail to Otis, Mary Smith Gray I received last Evening Your kind Letter of Febry 8th. I thank you for your congratulation, ... 9 February 1797 Adams, Abigail to Washington, Martha Your retirement from publick Life excite in my mind many Sensations, Some of them of a ... 9 February 1797 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail The Die is cast, and you must prepare yourself for honourable Tryals. ... 10 February 1797 Adams, Abigail to Peabody, Elizabeth Smith Shaw What a Charming Letter have I received from my ever Dear and valued Sister, how repleat with ... 12 February 1797 Adams, John Quincy to Johnson, Louisa Catherine I was reflecting this morning, with what peculiar force and propriety, I could make the ... 13 February 1797 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John It is now the Middle of Feb’ry it will be the 20 by the Time this reaches you. the whole ... 17 February 1797 Johnson, Louisa Catherine to Adams, John Quincy I have recieved your letters of Janry. 28. and 31. which have afforded me more real ... 19 February 1797 Adams, Abigail to Adams, John It was not till last Evening that I received Your Letters of Febry 2d 4 & 7th. the post did ... 20 February 1797 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail just rcd yrs of 8. 9. 13th. return sister Peabodys lovely Letter. John’s is gone to the P.— ... 20 February 1797 Adams, John Quincy to Johnson, Louisa Catherine I hope we shall never get into a habit of writing to one another angry and kind Letters ... 20 February 1797 Washington, Martha to Adams, Abigail your kind and affectionate letter of the 9th instant has been duly received.— For the ... 21 February 1797 Adams, Abigail to Adams, Thomas Boylston I fear to look back to the Date of my last Letter to You, least it should accuse me of ... 21 February 1797 Adams, John to Smith, Abigail Adams I believe I have not acknowledged your favour of the 20th January, which I received in its ... 24 February 1797 Adams, John to Adams, Abigail The Presbyterian Congregation have voted me the front Pew in their Church for my Family. It ... 27 February 1797 Warren, Mercy Otis to Adams, Abigail It Can be of little Consequence to you my dear Madam wither Your late adventure with me ... 28 February 1797 Johnson, Louisa Catherine to Adams, John Quincy Yes, my friend you have answered me as I deserve, and made me feel the striking difference ...