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Last Evening we received Letters from Berlin of April the 14th with the agreable intelligen c e of mrs Adams’s Safe delivery upon the 12th of a son—tho she had been very ill & remaind So for three days. mr Adams writes that she was then much better and he hoped out of danger—I congratulate you my dear Madam upon this Event I wrote to you last week. with an affectionate remembrance to all...
I have the pleasure Satisfaction to inclose to you a Letter from our dear daughter at Berlin received by my Son Thomas yesterday and the additional pleasure in of assuring you of her confirmed State of Health. I have not any Letter myself, but Thomas has one from his Brother of october 12th which contains this agreable information Before which as well as that his own Health was also quite...
I received your Letter of June 20th with one for mrs Adams which I shall forward in a few day’s. I am Sorry to learn that your Health & Spirits are depressed. I know well that want of Health mars every other enjoyment. You must call Reason & philosophy to your Aid, nor let the untoward occurrences of Life too much depress you. “Man wants but little here below, nor want that little long” are...
The weather is now so fine that I judge the Roads will be good by the beginning of the week; it will give me great pleasure to see you here and either of the young Ladies with you; which can best accompany you; I do not mean to exclude your son. if mr Johnson himself cannot come your son will of course attend you. I shall endeavour to make Philadelphia as pleasent to you as is in my power, by...
If the Sympathizing Tear’s of Friendship could assuage the agonizeing Bosom of my Friend; freely could I pour them there. I cannot Say how much I was shockd the last Evening at receiving a Letter from Louissa from Boston, informing me of the Sudden Death of your dear daughter Hellen O! my Friend this is indeed a trial. what can I Say, or how administer comfort? The circumstances attendent upon...
The Horace arrived last week after a passage of 85 days—I hope she brought Letters for you. as I learn the captain was charged with dispatches for the President. I inquired if there was any thing for you; but could not find that there was, as vessels Saild at the same time for Baltimore. perhaps mrs Adams made use of that conveyance I have a Letter from her of 2d June, and one from him of the...
I thank you for your valuable and much esteemed favour of Sep’br. 28th the President will leave me tomorrow and I shall follow him in a week if possible; but the determination was made only on fryday the 8th; at a time too when I had been a week confined to my Room by an attack of the old intermitting fever—from which I hope I am now recovering. But it requires some resolution to undertake a...
I expect to set out tomorrow, on my journey to the Eastward. If the Letters which you may have written Should not reach me first, I have directed that they should be sent on to the post office at N York where I shall get them; you will please in futur to address your Letters to Quincy near Boston. I have received a Friendly Letter from mrs Dalton, in which she is very earnest to learn how I...
I expected the post of this morning would have brought me a few lines from you; I was very unhappy upon your new account the day you left me, it appeard so inhospitable to consent to your going, upon a day which proved so inclemnent, that I could not reconcile my feelings to it; I hope you have not been made sick by it. and that you found your Family all well upon your return. Mrs. Hellens...
You judged right my dear Madam, I do most sincerely rejoice in your prosperity and returning happiness, which to my frequent sorrow, I saw often overshadowd by an anxious and Distressed mind during your late visit; it was a silent unobtruding grieff grief which renderd it the more affecting; nor were the gratefull feelings of your Heart less intresting, upon an occasion which gave more...