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1 Adams, John Adams, Abigail Smith From John Adams to Abigail Smith Adams, 31 August 1815 1815-08-31 I have received your letter of the 31st of August by Captain Brownson. I saw in an American Paper...
2 Adams, John Adams, Charles Francis From John Adams to Charles Francis Adams, 18 December … 1815-12-18 Your pretty little letter of October 3rd., mongrel as it is, part English, part French, has...
3 Adams, John Adams, Charles Francis From John Adams to Charles Francis Adams, 10 August … 1816-08-10 I see little in this Play but the Manners of the Atheanians and The Naivete et Nettite du Style....
4 Adams, John Adams, Charles Francis From John Adams to Charles Francis Adams, 15 May 1816 1816-05-15 you are a frolicksome little fellow; and I delight in your Fun with your School mates as heartily...
5 Adams, John Adams, Charles Francis From John Adams to Charles Francis Adams, 10 August … 1816-08-10 Do you See, in these Plays of Terence, which are the Translations from Menander, the Character of...
6 Adams, John Adams, Charles Francis From John Adams to Charles Francis Adams, 11 September … 1815-09-11 I thank you for your kind Letter of July 26. Your Visit to Mr Clarksons must have been very...
7 Adams, John Adams, Charles Francis From John Adams to Charles Francis Adams, 28 August … 1816-08-28 This is Commencement Day, at Harvard Colledge or in more magnificent Language at The University...
8 Adams, John Adams, Charles Francis From John Adams to Charles Francis Adams, 3 October … 1815-10-03 Mr John C Gray is to take this letter, & with it my fervent wishes for your happiness, & for that...
9 Adams, John Adams, George Washington From John Adams to George Washington Adams, 1 September … 1815-09-01 I have received Letters from you all, and you know not how gratifying they have been to my heart....
10 Adams, John Adams, Charles Francis From John Adams to Charles Francis Adams, 25 June 1816 1816-06-25 I give you credit for finding time to write me in London where there are So many Objects to...
11 Adams, John Adams, Charles Francis From John Adams to Charles Francis Adams, 23 October … 1815-10-23 I have heard much of your progress in French German & Russian but little of your Proficiency in...
12 Adams, John Adams, George Washington From John Adams to George Washington Adams, 9 September … 1816-09-09 I have now gone through Terence, and noted a few Lines for you to consider. Many perhaps have...
13 Adams, John Adams, Charles Francis From John Adams to Charles Francis Adams, 17 November … 1815-11-17 Your beautiful letter of Sept 11th has given me great pleasure. You are at a very respectable...
14 Adams, John Adams, George Washington From John Adams to George Washington Adams, 6 May 1815 1815-05-06 Hence forward I Shall adress you all three at once. Yesterday was one of the happiest days of my...
15 Adams, John Adams, George Washington From John Adams to George Washington Adams, 27 May 1816 1816-05-27 The Accounts I receive of your Indisposition, excite much Grief. Your Father by Precept and...
16 Adams, John Adams, George Washington From John Adams to George Washington Adams, 3 October … 1815-10-03 Mr John Chipman Gray, who is to be the Bearer of this Letter is about to make the Tour of Europe,...
17 Adams, John Adams, George Washington From John Adams to George Washington Adams, 15 December … 1815-12-15 I am afraid you will be offended at my freedom; but you are, in your hand writing, at Such an...
18 Adams, John Adams, George Washington From John Adams to George Washington Adams, 6 May 1815 1815-05-06 I know not where your Father is, or I should write directly to him. As Soon as you See him, pray...
19 Adams, John Adams, George Washington From John Adams to George Washington Adams, 21 October … 1815-10-21 I recd, last night your pleasing Letter of the 9th of Aug. which is the latest date We have had...
20 Adams, John Adams, George Washington From John Adams to George Washington Adams, 8 September … 1815-09-08 I have recd. your Number 2. June 30th. Number 3 and your June 8th. without number. I am Sorry you...
21 Adams, John Adams, George Washington From John Adams to George Washington Adams, April 1813 1813-04-01 I sent you by Mr Colman a few latin lines, with a bald translation. Cannot you render that...
22 Adams, John Adams, George Washington From John Adams to George Washington Adams, 12 November … 1815-11-12 Every one of your letters has given me great pleasure, and none more than No. 6. Aug. 15 just...
23 Adams, John Adams, George Washington From John Adams to George Washington Adams, 9 January … 1813-01-09 Had I been told, my dear George, on the 28th. of December, that I Should take no notice of your...
24 Adams, John Adams, George Washington From John Adams to George Washington Adams, 17 November … 1815-11-17 I have received your pleasing letter of Sept. 12. Your Situation is indeed delightful: But I hope...
25 Adams, John Adams, George Washington From John Adams to George Washington Adams, 29 August … 1815-08-29 I received yr last, with great pleasure and with Still more your Sensible Letter of the 17th of...
26 Adams, John Adams, George Washington From John Adams to George Washington Adams, 3 May 1815 1815-05-03 I adress myself to both of you as equally dear to me and because the difficulty with which I...
27 Adams, John Adams, George Washington From John Adams to George Washington Adams, 9 April … 1813-04-09 I Send you, a few Lines from the Old Astronomical and Astrological Poet, Manilius, whom you may...
28 Adams, John Adams, George Washington From John Adams to George Washington Adams, 16 June … 1816-06-16 You cannot easily imagine, how much Grief, the news of your Indisposition has given Us. our most...
29 Adams, John Adams, George Washington From John Adams to George Washington Adams, 6 August … 1816-08-06 I desire to know, which of the Characters in the Andrian you was appointed to represent at the...
30 Adams, John Adams, George Washington From John Adams to George Washington Adams, 6 May 1815 1815-05-06 I know not where your Father is, or I Should write directly to him. As Soon as you See him, pray...
31 Adams, John Adams, George Washington From John Adams to George Washington Adams, 27 August … 1816-08-27 I received your Letter of May 29th. Some days past; and yesterday Mr and Mrs. Tarbell called upon...
32 Adams, John Adams, John From John Adams to John Adams, 31 July 1816 1816-07-31 I find upon my table this morning your favour of the 7. March; and I know not whether I have ever...
33 Adams, John Adams, John From John Adams to John Adams, April 1815 1815-04-01 I am much pleased with your Translation. The Character of Anacreon is one of the many Mysteries...
34 Adams, John Adams, John From John Adams to John Adams, 2 February 1812 1812-02-02 I have received two pretty Letters from you, and know not how to account for my own delay in...
35 Adams, John Adams, John From John Adams to John Adams, 5 April 1816 1816-04-05 “Learn Patience of a Friend”! You think you must go to sea. Well, I have no great Objection;...
36 Adams, John Adams, John From John Adams to John Adams, 26 May 1816 1816-05-26 It gives me much pleasure, to hear that you have a Taste for Numbers, because this quality or...
37 Adams, John Adams, John To John Adams from John Adams, 4 October 1815 1815-10-04 Ego recepi tua epistolam a te scriptam Vigesimo tribus mensis Julii. ubi nuntius te a bombardâ...
38 Adams, John Adams, John From John Adams to John Adams, 3 October 1815 1815-10-03 I know not whether you have read Tristram Shandy, or The Sentimental Journey or the Sermons or...
39 Adams, John Adams, John From John Adams to John Adams, 10 August 1816 1816-08-10 I culled a Few Flowers for George from The Andrian. I have done the Same for you here from the...
40 Adams, John Adams, John From John Adams to John Adams, 22 October 1815 1815-10-22 Your capacity is as Smart and quick and ready, and retentive as any bodies. I Should not...
41 Adams, John Adams, John From John Adams to John Adams, 27 June 1816 1816-06-27 I know not whether I can ever consent to your being a Sailor Boy. I have already prescribed to...
42 Adams, John Adams, John From John Adams to John Adams, 11 September 1815 1815-09-11 You cannot imagine, how much pleasure, your Letter of July 24th gave me. Your Father and Mother...
43 Adams, John Adams, John From John Adams to John Adams, 14 December 1815 1815-12-14 Your classical letter of the 4th. of Octr, does you honour, upon every Supposition that I can...
44 Adams, John Adams, John From John Adams to John Adams, 18 November 1815 1815-11-18 I am charmed with the Chirography of your Letter of the Eleventh of September to your...
45 Adams, John Adams, John Quincy From John Adams to John Quincy Adams, 11 March 1815 1815-03-11 I have a rich Budget to send you by the next Ship. I have no time to prepare it by the Milo. I...
46 Adams, John Adams, John Quincy From John Adams to John Quincy Adams, 4 March 1811 1811-03-04 This Letter is devoted to one Subject. Since the Death of Judge Cushing there has been frequently...
47 Adams, John Adams, John Quincy From John Adams to John Quincy Adams, 22 November 1815 1815-11-22 I thank you for the Memoirs of Doctor Price. Though there is little in this Work which was new to...
48 Adams, John Adams, John Quincy From John Adams to John Quincy Adams, 7 April 1812 1812-04-07 though I owe you many Apologies for neglecting to write for so long a time, it would give you no...
49 Adams, John Adams, John Quincy From John Adams to John Quincy Adams, 8 June 1815 1815-06-08 I have requested a number of Friends, to Search and Seek for information concerning the...
50 Adams, John Adams, John Quincy From John Adams to John Quincy Adams, 12 October 1815 1815-10-12 A Gentleman, whose Name is Reynolds a Native of Boston, a Graduate at Cambridge, a Pupil in...