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It will not be in my power to get Beaf. Bisquit I can procure, I shall prepaire a dinner here and...
Dearer if possible than ever; for all the parental props which once sustaind and supported me are...
Your obligeing favour was handed me from Mr. Guild, at a time when I was engaged in the...
My last Letter to you was written in Sepbr. I closed it, because I knew not how to think upon any...
To you my young Friend upon whom the parential ties are strong and unbroken; who never yet knew...
Col. Trumble has been so kind as to visit me, and request a Letter from me to you; I have...
Your favour dated at Amsterdam in july was last evening handed to me; and this evening your...
This evening as I was Setting, with only your sister by my side, who was scribling at the table...
Will you honour a Bill of mine, drawn in favour of Uncle Smith for 60 pounds, to pay for 9 acres...
I returned last Evening from Boston, where I went at the kind invitation of my uncle and Aunt, to...
Your Letters by Mr. Thaxter I received; and was not a little pleased with them; if you do not...
I did not receive your Letter of August the 14th. untill this very Evening; I was much gratified...
I have already written you 3 Letters, which have been waiting a long time for a passage; they...
I write you again by this vessel altho it seem’s as if there was a Spell to detain her; she has...
Two days only are wanting to campleat six years since my dearest Friend first crost the...
I inclose to you my sons Letters, which you will be so kind as to return safe to me again; as...
I have not received a Line from you, nor heard a Syllable Since yours of November 18th, which I...
As I did not write you by the last conveyance I will not omit the present. I supposed your sister...
I received Letters dated about the middle of November from Mr. Adams, in which he was very urgent...
I hope this will be the last Letter which I shall have occasion to write to you, before I embark...
I have been much dissapointed in not receiving any Letters from your Father or you by the late...
I came to Town yesterday and have engaged My passage on Board the ship Active Capt. Lyde,...
As You have been so kind as to undertake the care of Mr. Adams’es Estate and affairs during the...
24Sunday June 20 1784. (Adams Papers)
Embarked on Board the ship Active Capt. Lyde commander, with my daughter and 2 servants for...
Little my Dear Mrs. Dana did I think I should leave America without seeing you, but a slow fever,...
26Wedensday [23 June]. (Adams Papers)
Our ship dirty, ourselves sick. Went upon deck and sent the servants down to clean her up: very...
27Thursday [24 June]. (Adams Papers)
A fine wind and clear air but the Ship going before the wind rolls sadly. Dr. Clark has been well...
28Sunday June 27. (Adams Papers)
I have been so sick that I could not be regular in my journal. We have had two days calm since we...
29Monday Mor’g 28 June. (Adams Papers)
A very dissagreeable Night. Wind at the southard near the Banks of Newfoundland. The morning...
30Thursday July 1 1784. (Adams Papers)
I have not been able to write a line since Monday when a North east Storm came on and held till...
31Fryday 2 of July. (Adams Papers)
A fine wind and a pleasent day. Our sea sickness has left us in a great measure. Went all of us...
32Saturday 3 July. (Adams Papers)
A fine morning. Rose by six o clock. Went upon deck. None of the Gentlemen up; our Second Mate, a...
33Sunday July 4th 1784. (Adams Papers)
This is the Anniversary of our Glorious Independance. Whilst the Nations of Europe are enveloped...
I have been 16 days at sea, and have not attempted to write a single Letter; tis true I have kept...
35Tuesday July 6th. (Adams Papers)
I was not able to write yesterday the wind blew so fresh; and not very fair, so that there was...
36Thursday July 8th. (Adams Papers)
If I did not write I should lose the Days of the Weeks. Yesterday a cold wet day. Could not go...
37Fryday July 9. (Adams Papers)
A fine day; but little wind; have been upon Deck the chief of the Day, engaged in reading...
As well in compliance with your request, as to gratify my own inclination I take my pen after 3...
This day 3 weeks I came on Board this Ship; and Heaven be praised, have hietherto had a...
40Saturday 17 of July. (Adams Papers)
I have neglected my journal for a week. During that time we have had 3 calm days, some wet...
41Sunday July 18th. (Adams Papers)
This Day about 2 oclock made land. It is almost a Calm, so that we shall gain but little. We hope...
42Monday Morning July 19th. (Adams Papers)
A calm. The vessel rolling: the wind freshning towards Night. We hope for a speedy passage up the...
Early in the morning a pilot Boat came of to us from Deal. The wind blew very high and the Sea...
At length Heaven be praised I am with our daughter safely landed upon the British Shore after a...
I think when I finishd the last page I was rubbing myself up on Board Ship. But this was not the...
I was this day made very happy by the arrival of a son in whom I can trace the strongest likeness...
Enclosed is a tasty ribbon for you, I do not mean to forget my other dear cousin, but could not...
Before Mr. Smith went away I had no opportunity to ask Master John a Question but in company. I...
It was not untill yesterday that I had the Honour of your Letter inquireing into the Character of...
I am situated at a small desk in an appartment about 2 thirds as large as your own little...