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I set down with great pleasure to acknowledge the receipt of a letter from Mr. Adams dated...
The enclosed publications should have been sent by your Son. The Account of Christr: Ludwick was...
Your letter afforded me, and my distressed family great Consolation. It was much encreased by the...
In addressing a small publication to the President, I am naturally led to congratulate You upon...
I have heard with pain of the Presidents indisposition and lament that I am not near enough to...
I have just returned from spending an agreeable hour with your best Friend. In the Course of our...
By the post on the 9th instant I intruded a hasty line upon you upon a reference Tench Coxe had...
“Arma, Cestusque”, parmamque “repono,” upon the offensive subject of one of my late letters to...
Your letters are full of aphorisms. Every paragraph in them suggests new ideas, or revives old...
From the early Attachment of most of the gentlemen whose names I mentioned in my former letter,...
I enclose you four numbers of Duane’s paper. They contain a good deal of matter relative to the...
Has your right hand forgotten its Cunning from pain or Sickness? or have you ceased to...
Yorktown, 22 January 1778. RC ( Adams Papers ); printed : Benjamin Rush, Letters Letters of...
Every moment of Amusement that I am able to afford you, is an Addition to my happiness, for which...
All the Coins are in readiness; and Subject to your order. At present no Opportunity of sending...
Few events have happened since the 17th of Septemr: 1788, which have afforded more pleasure than...
I enclose to you a small essay which I consider as a full reply to that part of your letter which...
Dont complain of my Wife. You have not a better friend, nor a great Admirer in the United States....
The reduction—I will not say loss of Charlestown has produced a new Era in the politicks of...
I return you the Copies of your letters to the Messrs Smith and thier Answers, with my Advice (as...
The difficult and complicated labors of my professorship consisting of teaching, examining,...
The hurry always connected with the prevalence of a yellow fever in our City; has prevented my...
The time cannot be very distant when you and I must both sleep with our fathers. The...
Herewith you will receive a copy of my medical Inquiries and Observations upon the diseases of...
I enclose you the letter I mentioned in my last, from the person whom I supposed to be your son...
I have no objection to your knowing that by the “great hammer of the earth” I meant Napoleon....
The same Opinion of your Abilities and Zeal for our country which made me rejoice in your...
I enclose you a small publication which contains an account of a new auxillary or palliative...
When a young man I read Sidney upon government. In one of his Chapters, he agitates the following...
Your last letter is a treasure.—Every sentence in it is full of instruction. I have often...
From an unfortunate concurrence of circumstances, I find myself under the influence of the same...
I have been so long accustomed to regard all your opinions upon government with reverence, that I...
Your letter of August 1st is still unanswered. It is full of truth, and useful information and...
In Contemplating the events that have lately taken place in Spain, and their probable...
Although for many years past I have read nothing, but books upon medicine on week days, & upon...
Ever since the last week in Octobr I have been engaged in composing & delivering a new course of...
The letter from Col: Smith to which you have alluded was not received with yours of this day. Was...
Your two letters of yesterday & to day have made me serious. They discover a profound knowledge...
Herewith th r ough the politeness of Mr Quincy you will receive the Coins for your son. I regret...
Your letter written a few days before your embarkation from for France, lays me under an...
It would have given me great pleasure to have Spent an hour with you in this place After my...
Will you bear to read a letter that has nothing in it About politicks or War?—I will, without...
Act 1. Scene 2nd. Mr Adams alone in his Study. Enter B Rush. A: Aye Rush is that you? What is...
I shall begin my letter by replying to your daughters. I prefer giving my Opinion & Advice in you...
The politicks of our City are under the direction of three Classes of people, old tories,...
I began a long & confidential letter to you two weeks ago upon the Subject of one of your late...
I have seldom been more highly gratified than by the receipt of your letter of Novr 11th. The...
Yrs. of June 21st. came safe to hand. I shall reply to it give you the echo of it in a few days....
An inflammation in my eyes which for several days has confined me to my house, and rendered...
The discovery of Arnold’s treachery, and the new Bennington Affair in the South, have given fresh...