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1 Adams, John Rush, Benjamin From John Adams to Benjamin Rush, with Postscript by … 1778-02-08 Two Days ago, I was favoured with your polite and elegant Letter of January 22. I have received...
2 Adams, John Adams, Samuel From John Adams to Samuel Adams, 28 February 1780 1780-02-28 The Marquiss, who loves Us, will deliver You this. He will tell You every thing. Arbuthnot,...
3 Adams, John Adams, Abigail John Adams to Abigail Adams, 8 July 1777 1777-07-08 Yours of June 23d. have received. I believe there is no Danger of an Invasion your Way, but the...
4 Adams, John 1779. July 20. Tuesday. 1779-07-20 I was struck with these Words in a Letter from the President Jeannin to M. Bellegarde of 28 Jany....
5 Adams, John [Saturday June the 3d 1775.] 1775-06-03 Saturday June the 3d 1775. Congress however ordered the Letter to lie under on the Table for...
6 Adams, John Adams, Abigail John Adams to Abigail Adams, 30 July 1776 1776-07-30 This is one of my fortunate days. The Post brought me, a Letter from you and another from my...
7 Adams, John Franklin, Benjamin To Benjamin Franklin from John Adams, 17 August 1780 1780-08-17 ALS : American Philosophical Society I never was more amuzed with political Speculations, than...
8 Adams, John Adams, Abigail John Adams to Abigail Adams, 11 July 1777 1777-07-11 This Letter will go by the Hand of the Honourable Samuel Hewes Esqr., one of the Delegates in...
9 Adams, John Cushing, Thomas From John Adams to Thomas Cushing, 24 July 1776 1776-07-24 I had, by yesterdays Post, the Honour of your Letter of the 15th. instant. I Should esteem it an...
10 Adams, John Jenings, Edmund Enclosure: Draft of an Article, 23 April 1781 1781-04-23 It is often Said in this Country, “We have nothing to gain by this War.” But who is to gain? If...
11 Adams, John [Thursday October 26. 1775.] 1775-10-26 On Thursday October 26. 1775. The Subject again brought on the Carpet, and the same discussions...
12 Adams, John Gerry, Elbridge From John Adams to Elbridge Gerry, 27 November 1778 1778-11-27 I have not received a Line, nor heard a Syllable from you Since my Arrival, but I know your...
13 Adams, John Avril 15. Mecredi. 1778-04-15 Went Yesterday to return the Visits, made me by American Gentlemen. Dined this Day, with Madam...
14 Adams, John Tuesday May 6. 1783-05-06 Dined at Mr. Jays. Lt. General Mellville, who is here to solicit for the Inhabitants of Tobago,...
15 Adams, John Warren, James From John Adams to James Warren, 26 July 1776 1776-07-26 My Health has lasted much longer, than I expected but at last it fails. The Increasing Heat of...
16 Adams, John Warren, James From John Adams to James Warren, 25 September 1776 1776-09-25 This Express carries a new Plan of an Army. I hope the General Court without one Moments delay...
17 Adams, John May 5. Tuesday. 1778-05-05 Am to dine at home—a great Rarity and a great Blessing! At Dinner, alone, my Servant brought me a...
18 Adams, John Declarations of the Suspension of Arms and the … 1783-01-20 Versailles, 20 January 1783. MS of declarations in French; English translation by John Pintard (...
19 Adams, John President of Congress From John Adams to the President of Congress, 3 August … 1781-08-03 I have the honor to inclose Copies of some Papers which passed between the Comte de Vergennes and...
20 Adams, John Huntington, Samuel From John Adams to the President of Congress, No. 22 … 1780-03-20 Paris, 20 March 1780. RC in John Thaxter’s hand ( PCC , No. 84, I, f. 337–338). LbC ( Adams...
21 Adams, John Warren, James From John Adams to James Warren, 26 July 1778 1778-07-26 Yours of 7 June by Captain Barnes fortunately reached me, Yesterday. I was much Surprised, you...
22 Adams, John Jenings, Edmund From John Adams to Edmund Jenings, 16 May 1783 1783-05-16 It is a long Time Since I have rec d a Line from you, or written you. How go on Affairs on your...
23 Adams, John Heath, William From John Adams to William Heath, 5 October 1775 1775-10-05 I never had the Pleasure of a Correspondence or any particular Acquaintance with you, which can...
24 Adams, John Massachusetts General Court Enclosure: Account of Adams’s Expenses: State of … 1777-01-09 Dr. £ s d 1777 To Cash Spent from my leaving Home the 9. Jany. 1777 to my Return 27. Novr 1777...
25 Adams, John Oct. 7. Monday. 1782-10-07 Mr. D umas has been out, upon the Discovery.—Neither Mr. V. nor Mr. G. could guess the Reason,...
26 Adams, John [Tuesday. September 17th. 1776.] 1776-09-17 Tuesday. September 17th. 1776. The Committee appointed to confer with Lord Howe, agreable to the...
27 Adams, John Warren, James From John Adams to James Warren, 9 June 1776 1776-06-09 I shall address this to you as Speaker, but you may be Councillor, or Governor, or Judge, or any...
28 Adams, John Adams, Abigail John Adams to Abigail Adams, 15 May 1777 1777-05-15 Gen. Warren writes me, that my Farm never looked better, than when he last saw it, and that Mrs....
29 Adams, John Adams, Samuel From John Adams to Samuel Adams, 28 July 1778 1778-07-28 The Sovereign of Britain and his Council have determined to instruct their Commissioners to offer...
30 Adams, John 1777 Feb. 16. 1777-02-16 Last Evening I supped with my Friends Dr. Rush and Mr. Sergeant at Mrs. Page’s over the Bridge....
31 Adams, John Dana, Francis From John Adams to Francis Dana, 30 August 1780 1780-08-30 I have received yours of 19. I have your Form of the Constitution and Some News Papers, none...
32 Adams, John Huntington, Samuel From John Adams to the President of Congress, No. 76, 1 … 1780-06-01 Paris, 1 June 1780. RC ( PCC , No. 84, II, f. 82–85). printed: Wharton, ed., Dipl. Corr. Amer....
33 Adams, John Dumas, Charles William Frederic From John Adams to C. W. F. Dumas, 14 March 1782 1782-03-14 I rejoice with you, in the Testimony of approbation given to a very meritorious Character. If...
34 Adams, John Warren, James From John Adams to James Warren, 12 August 1777 1777-08-12 I see by the Papers, our Assembly is called, and conclude it is now Sitting. The Letters we...
35 Adams, John [Tuesday September 17. 1776.] 1776-09-17 Tuesday September 17. 1776. Sundry Resolutions being moved and seconded, in Addition to those...
36 Adams, John [March 29. Sunday. 1778.] 1778-03-29 March 29. Sunday. 1778. Becalmed all the last night. This morning a vast number of Sails were in...
37 Adams, John Palmer, Joseph From John Adams to Joseph Palmer, 20 June 1775 1775-06-20 We send you for your Comfort the Generals Washington and Lee with Commissions for Ward and...
38 Adams, John [Saturday May 11. 1776.] 1776-05-11 Saturday May 11. 1776. A Petition from John Jacobs in behalf of himself and others was presented...
39 Adams, John Gordon, William From John Adams to William Gordon, 31 August 1777 1777-08-31 The loss of Ty is in a train of serious enquiry. Altho this disaster for the present is grievous,...
40 Adams, John Washington, George From John Adams to George Washington, 6 January 1776 1776-01-06 As your Excellency has asked my Opinion of General Lees Plan, as explained in his Letter of the...
41 Adams, John Adams, Abigail John Adams to Abigail Adams, 10 February 1777 1777-02-10 Yesterday, I took a long Walk with our Secretary Mr. Thompson to a Place called Fells Point, a...
42 Adams, John [1779 December 20. Monday.] 1779-12-20 1779 December 20. Monday. We went to the Audiencia, where We found the four Judges sitting in...
43 Adams, John [April 1. Wednesday. 1778.] 1778-04-01 April 1. Wednesday. 1778. This Morning Mr. J. C. Champage, Merchant and Broker of the Marine at...
44 Adams, John Jenings, Edmund From John Adams to Edmund Jenings, 21 April 1783 1783-04-21 Englishmen surely are possessed too much of the Spirit of Commerce, & are too perfect Masters of...
45 Adams, John [May 16. 1776. Thursday.] 1776-05-16 May 16. 1776. Thursday. The following Letters were laid before Congress and read. One of the...
46 Adams, John [1779 December 26. Sunday.] 1779-12-26 1779 December 26. Sunday. The General, the Governor, the French Consul and Mr. Lagoanere, had...
47 Adams, John Calkoen, Hendrik 16. To Hendrik Calkoen, 26 October 1780 1780-10-26 The Sixteenth, Inquiry is, “Who looses most by desertion? Do the English and German Deserters,...
48 Adams, John President of Congress From John Adams to the President of Congress, 27 June … 1781-06-27 Major Jackson has been sometime here, in pursuance of Instructions from Colo. Laurens, in order...
49 Adams, John MacCreery, William From John Adams to William MacCreery, 25 September 1778 1778-09-25 Yours from Bordeaux of the 17th I have received—and congratulate you on your agreable Accounts...
50 Adams, John Jay, John From John Adams to John Jay, 15 May 1780 1780-05-15 I shall not always stand upon Ceremonies, nor wait for Answers to Letters, because useful Hints...