John Adams to Abigail Adams
Phila. June 11. 1795
My Dearest Friend
If I could take a Walk or a Ride to N. Y. in the Evening and come here again in the Morning how clever it would be!— I am Somewhat disappointed in not having recd a Line from you Since I left you—You are not sick I hope—
Mr Jay Spent last Evening with me and let me into the History of the Treaty and Negotiation, explaining his Views of its intent and operation— I can Say nothing upon it at present.
I have read 8 of Mr A’s Dispatches and 14 remain to be read.— Govt is much pleased with them.1
The Newspapers give you all the Public News.
RC (Adams Papers); internal address: “Mrs A.”
1. The first eight letters from JQA to Edmund Randolph were dated 22, 25 Oct., 2, 5, 7, 16, 19, and 22 Nov. 1794. The subsequent fourteen letters spanned the period 24 Nov. to 22 Jan. 1795 (Lb/JQA/3, APM Reel 127).