Adams Papers

To John Adams from Edward Dilly, 11 July 1775

From Edward Dilly

London July 11th 1775

Dear Sir

Every line from you gives me much satisfaction, my Heart Sympathizes with you in your present distress. I cannot write so fully as I could Wish, may Heaven Bless, Protect, and Prosper you, I have sent you a few things per Capt. Falkner hope they will arrive safe and prove acceptable, adieu my Dear Sir. Yours affectionately


The small Parcel by the Paul, Capt. Gordon which you say is not come to Hand,1 was sent to the care of Mr. Henry Bromfield. Beg you will make enquiry about it.

RC (Adams Papers); docketed: “reed Septr. 12 the day I arrived at Philadelphia.”

1See Dilly to JA, 13 Jan., with explanations there, and Alexander McDougall to ?, 14 April (JA, Papers description begins Papers of John Adams, ed. Robert J. Taylor and others, Cambridge, 1977– . description ends , 2:211–212, 414–415).

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