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1 Adams, John Rush, Benjamin From John Adams to Benjamin Rush, 4 March 1809 1809-03-04 If I could dream as much Wit as you, I think I should wish to go to Sleep for the rest of my...
2 Adams, John Rush, Benjamin From John Adams to Benjamin Rush, 14 March 1809 1809-03-14 Your Anecdotes are always extreamly Aprospros and none of them more So than those in your Letter...
3 Adams, John Rush, Benjamin From John Adams to Benjamin Rush, 23 March 1809 1809-03-23 I agree with Sidney as quoted in your favour of the 13th. That civil War is preferable to Slavery...
4 Adams, John Rush, Benjamin From John Adams to Benjamin Rush, 12 April 1809 1809-04-12 Thank you for your favor of the 1st. I might have quoted Job as well as St Paul, as a Precedent:...
5 Adams, John Rush, Benjamin From John Adams to Benjamin Rush, 12 April 1809 1809-04-12 I rejoice to find that Pensilvania has returned to reason and Duty in the affair of the Miss...
6 Adams, John Rush, Benjamin From John Adams to Benjamin Rush, 7 June 1809 1809-06-07 Your Letters are not apt to lie a month unacknowledged. That of May 5th. is before me since which...
7 Adams, John Rush, Benjamin From John Adams to Benjamin Rush, 22 June 1809 1809-06-22 A thousand thanks to Richard for his Auroras and ten thousand to you for your Letter of the 14th....
8 Adams, John Rush, Benjamin From John Adams to Benjamin Rush, 7 August 1809 1809-08-07 I thank you for your favour of July 26 and its Enclosures. You have frequently, in a most...
9 Adams, John Rush, Benjamin From John Adams to Benjamin Rush, 31 August 1809 1809-08-31 If I were not as disinterested as a Patriot, I should answer every Line from you as soon as recd....
10 Adams, John Rush, Benjamin From John Adams to Benjamin Rush, 1 September 1809 1809-09-01 Thanks for yours of Aug. 25 and the Papers enclosed. They are very high and very warm. You...
11 Adams, John Rush, Benjamin From John Adams to Benjamin Rush, 27 September 1809 1809-09-27 I recd. in course yours of the 7th. Fox was a remarkable Character. I admire the Morsell of...
12 Adams, John Rush, Benjamin From John Adams to Benjamin Rush, 8 October 1809 1809-10-08 Bacon the great Bacon was fond of Paradoxes. What could The Old Hunks mean by Great Men having...
13 Adams, John Rush, Benjamin From John Adams to Benjamin Rush, 25 October 1809 1809-10-25 I received yesterday your new Edition on Animal Life and Madam read it in the evening to me and...
14 Adams, John Rush, Benjamin From John Adams to Benjamin Rush, 21 December 1809 1809-12-21 I thank you for the pleasing account of your Family in your favour of the 5th. As I take a lively...
15 Adams, John Rush, Benjamin From John Adams to Benjamin Rush, 21 January 1810 1810-01-21 Thanks for “the light and Truth” as I used to call the Aurora, which you sent me. You may descend...
16 Adams, John Rush, Benjamin From John Adams to Benjamin Rush, 11 February 1810 1810-02-11 Thanks for yours of the first and the two Packetts. Who are they who furnish the Aurora with Such...
17 Adams, John Rush, Benjamin From John Adams to Benjamin Rush, 14 May 1810 1810-05-14 What can I say to my Friend in return for his Letter of 26th of April? My Grief for the...
18 Adams, John Rush, Benjamin From John Adams to Benjamin Rush, 28 June 1810 1810-06-28 I acknowledge my fault in neglecting to answer two or three of your last favours. I now thank you...
19 Adams, John Rush, Benjamin From John Adams to Benjamin Rush, 6 August 1810 1810-08-06 Your Exhortation to Punctuallity and your Tic doulourouse had scarcely been read to my Family...
20 Adams, John Rush, Benjamin From John Adams to Benjamin Rush, 1 September 1810 1810-09-01 I have been entertained and diverted with the humour and the Wit of my Old Friend O Brian as you...
21 Adams, John Rush, Benjamin From John Adams to Benjamin Rush, 16 September 1810 1810-09-16 I am much obliged by your favour of the 8th. Oh how I wish, I had time to write, and you Patience...
22 Adams, John Rush, Benjamin From John Adams to Benjamin Rush, 13 October 1810 1810-10-13 Mrs Adams Says She is willing you Should discredit Greek and Latin, because it will destroy the...
23 Adams, John Rush, Benjamin From John Adams to Benjamin Rush, 27 December 1810 1810-12-27 It was but yesterday that I was able to obtain the inclosed Review of Works of Mr Ames, which you...
24 Adams, John Rush, Benjamin From John Adams to Benjamin Rush, 27 December 1810 1810-12-27 I Sent my Wife to the Post Office this morning with a Letter to you inclosing a Review of Fisher...
25 Adams, John Rush, Benjamin From John Adams to Benjamin Rush, 17 January 1811 1811-01-17 Your favour of the 10th, is just come from the Post Office. I thank you for reading the Pamphlet,...
26 Adams, John Rush, Benjamin From John Adams to Benjamin Rush, 18 January 1811 1811-01-18 As I am never weary of Writing to you, because I write always without thinking, I am not sorry to...
27 Adams, John Rush, Benjamin From John Adams to Benjamin Rush, 13 February 1811 1811-02-13 In your Favour of the 4th., according to my Judgment you have given up the whole Controversy. You...
28 Adams, John Rush, Benjamin From John Adams to Benjamin Rush, 2 April 1811 1811-04-02 I thank you for the Trouble you have kindly taken in procuring the Samples of Coins for my Son J....
29 Adams, John Rush, Benjamin From John Adams to Benjamin Rush, 21 June 1811 1811-06-21 As Charité commens par soi même, or as We more elegantly express it, as Charity begins at home, I...
30 Adams, John Rush, Benjamin From John Adams to Benjamin Rush, 31 July 1811 1811-07-31 I have several sweet letters from you the last of which is the 20th of this month. The table of...
31 Adams, John Rush, Benjamin From John Adams to Benjamin Rush, 14 August 1811 1811-08-14 Upon honor, now, Rush! You cannot be serious in calling me, mad, to my Face! I learned a proper...
32 Adams, John Rush, Benjamin From John Adams to Benjamin Rush, 25 August 1811 1811-08-25 If I could be considered as a Friend to the Family I should Advise the Grand Children of Dr...
33 Adams, John Rush, Benjamin From John Adams to Benjamin Rush, 28 August 1811 1811-08-28 Your Letter of the 20th., My dear Friend, has filled my Eyes with Tears,—and, indurated Stoick as...
34 Adams, John Rush, Benjamin From John Adams to Benjamin Rush, 12 September 1811 1811-09-12 Suum cuique decus Posteritas rependit, has some Truth in it and you have addressed several...
35 Adams, John Rush, Benjamin From John Adams to Benjamin Rush, 13 October 1811 1811-10-13 Sobrius esto! Recollect your own Non Nobis! Your Letter of the 20th. of September I communicated...
36 Adams, John Rush, Benjamin From John Adams to Benjamin Rush, 2 November 1811 1811-11-02 Be pleased to accept my cordial congratulations on the felicity of your Family in the arrival of...
37 Adams, John Rush, Benjamin From John Adams to Benjamin Rush, 21 November 1811 1811-11-21 On this our Thanksgiving day, among innumerable other Blessings, I have to thank express my...
38 Adams, John Rush, Benjamin From John Adams to Benjamin Rush, 4 December 1811 1811-12-04 Shall I congratulate or condole with you on the appointment of your Son to be Comptroller of The...
39 Adams, John Rush, Benjamin From John Adams to Benjamin Rush, 19 December 1811 1811-12-19 When I was a Boy, not ten years old, I heard Smith Richard Thayer, a great Authority, say “When...
40 Adams, John Rush, Benjamin From John Adams to Benjamin Rush, 25 December 1811 1811-12-25 I never was so much at a loss how to answer a Letter, as yours of the 16th. Shall I assume a...
41 Adams, John Rush, Benjamin From John Adams to Benjamin Rush, 8 January 1812 1812-01-08 I have recd. your favour of the 26th. of Decr. You mention Cobbet. have you read Mr Randolphs...
42 Adams, John Rush, Benjamin From John Adams to Benjamin Rush, 27 January 1812 1812-01-27 I agree with you that The Ocean ought to be and must be the Theatre of the War. Our Government...
43 Adams, John Rush, Benjamin From John Adams to Benjamin Rush, 10 February 1812 1812-02-10 your Dream is out, and the Passage you read in the History that Richard was reading is come to...
44 Adams, John Rush, Benjamin From John Adams to Benjamin Rush, 26 February 1812 1812-02-26 I shall expect your long letter; but I ought not to wish it with impatience: for you have such...
45 Adams, John Rush, Benjamin From John Adams to Benjamin Rush, 19 March 1812 1812-03-19 The greatest part of the History in your last Letter was well known to me, and I could write you...
46 Adams, John Rush, Benjamin From John Adams to Benjamin Rush, 22 April 1812 1812-04-22 Omnicient Jackson Said to me, at his own Table and repeated it at mine in London, that Chatham...
47 Adams, John Rush, Benjamin From John Adams to Benjamin Rush, 13 May 1812 1812-05-13 Say what you will, that Man is in a poor case who is reduced to the necessity of looking to...
48 Adams, John Rush, Benjamin From John Adams to Benjamin Rush, 14 May 1812 1812-05-14 When I sat down to write you, yesterday I really intended to write a sober Letter: but fell...
49 Adams, John Rush, Benjamin From John Adams to Benjamin Rush, 26 May 1812 1812-05-26 I am Such a miser that I cannot Suffer a Letter of yours to remain a day unanswered, because my...
50 Adams, John Rush, Benjamin From John Adams to Benjamin Rush, 28 May 1812 1812-05-28 I will not loose an hour of my Interest of 8 per Cent a Month. I have this moment received yours...