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1 Rush, Benjamin Adams, Abigail Benjamin Rush to Abigail Adams, 15 August 1778 1778-08-15 I set down with great pleasure to acknowledge the receipt of a letter from Mr. Adams dated...
2 Rush, Benjamin Adams, Abigail Benjamin Rush to Abigail Adams, 19 December 1798 1798-12-19 I have just returned from spending an agreeable hour with your best Friend. In the Course of our...
3 Rush, Benjamin Adams, Abigail Benjamin Rush to Abigail Adams, 1 July 1799 1799-07-01 In addressing a small publication to the President, I am naturally led to congratulate You upon...
4 Rush, Benjamin Adams, John To John Adams from Benjamin Rush, 8 August 1777 1777-08-08 In Observing the different operation of Whig principles upon different people, I have been led to...
5 Rush, Benjamin Adams, John To John Adams from Benjamin Rush, 1 October 1777 1777-10-01 It would have given me great pleasure to have Spent an hour with you in this place After my...
6 Rush, Benjamin Adams, John To John Adams from Benjamin Rush, 13 October 1777 1777-10-13 I have little to add to the long letter I wrote to you a few days ago, but that the event of the...
7 Rush, Benjamin Adams, John To John Adams from Benjamin Rush, 21 October 1777 1777-10-21 I fear you will class me with the weeping philosophers of antiquity, but I cannot help it. He who...
8 Rush, Benjamin Adams, John To John Adams from Benjamin Rush, 31 October 1777 1777-10-31 The disorders of our Army do not proceed from any natural faults in our men. On the contrary I...
9 Rush, Benjamin Adams, John To John Adams from Benjamin Rush, 22 January 1778 1778-01-22 Yorktown, 22 January 1778. RC ( Adams Papers ); printed : Benjamin Rush, Letters Letters of...
10 Rush, Benjamin Adams, John To John Adams from Benjamin Rush, 8 February 1778 1778-02-08 Lancaster, 8 February 1778. RC ( Adams Papers ); printed : Benjamin Rush, Letters Letters of...
11 Rush, Benjamin Adams, John To John Adams from Benjamin Rush, 27 October 1778 1778-10-27 Your letter written a few days before your embarkation from for France, lays me under an...
12 Rush, Benjamin Adams, John To John Adams from Benjamin Rush, 19 August 1779 1779-08-19 The same Opinion of your Abilities and Zeal for our country which made me rejoice in your...
13 Rush, Benjamin Adams, John To John Adams from Benjamin Rush, 12 October 1779 1779-10-12 Accept of my thanks for your early and puntual Attention to my letter. I have ever thought myself...
14 Rush, Benjamin Adams, John To John Adams from Benjamin Rush, 19 October 1779 1779-10-19 I cannot help troubling you with a second Answer to your letters on purpose to congratulate you...
15 Rush, Benjamin Adams, John To John Adams from Benjamin Rush, 28 April 1780 1780-04-28 This letter will be handed to you by Dr. John Foulke (a Graduate in our University) a young...
16 Rush, Benjamin Adams, John To John Adams from Benjamin Rush, 13 July 1780 1780-07-13 The reduction—I will not say loss of Charlestown has produced a new Era in the politicks of...
17 Rush, Benjamin Adams, John To John Adams from Benjamin Rush, 25 August 1780 1780-08-25 Behold the fruits of the french Alliance! Our young men no longer look upon Great Britain as...
18 Rush, Benjamin Adams, John To John Adams from Benjamin Rush, 23 October 1780 1780-10-23 The discovery of Arnold’s treachery, and the new Bennington Affair in the South, have given fresh...
19 Rush, Benjamin Adams, John To John Adams from Benjamin Rush, 21 January 1781 1781-01-21 Your favor of Sepr. 20 from Amsterdam came safe to hand. The contents of it were of so important...
20 Rush, Benjamin Adams, John To John Adams from Benjamin Rush, 23 June 1781 1781-06-23 The bearer Mr. George Harrison intends to spend a few years in a compting house in Amsterdam. He...
21 Rush, Benjamin Adams, John To John Adams from Benjamin Rush, 28 September 1782 1782-09-28 Accept of my congratulations upon the Success of your negociations at the Hague. Your countrymen...
22 Rush, Benjamin Adams, John To John Adams from Benjamin Rush, 2 July 1788 1788-07-02 Permit an old friend to congratulate you upon your Safe Arrival in your native country. I...
23 Rush, Benjamin Adams, John To John Adams from Benjamin Rush, 22 January 1789 1789-01-22 Your affectionate and instructing letter of Decemr 2nd. did not reach me ‘till yesterday. I...
24 Rush, Benjamin Adams, John To John Adams from Benjamin Rush, 21 February 1789 1789-02-21 Few events have happened since the 17th of Septemr: 1788, which have afforded more pleasure than...
25 Rush, Benjamin Adams, John To John Adams from Benjamin Rush, 19 March 1789 1789-03-19 From the influence as president of the Senate, and a citizen of Massachusetts, that you will have...
26 Rush, Benjamin Adams, John To John Adams from Benjamin Rush, 22 April 1789 1789-04-22 Accept of my sincere congratulations upon your arrival in New York, and upon your advancement to...
27 Rush, Benjamin Adams, John To John Adams from Benjamin Rush, 24 April 1789 1789-04-24 Inasmuch As I never mean to solicit an Office of any kind under Congress for myself, I am induced...
28 Rush, Benjamin Adams, John To John Adams from Benjamin Rush, 4 June 1789 1789-06-04 I find you, & I must agree , not to disagree , or we must cease to discuss political questions. I...
29 Rush, Benjamin Adams, John To John Adams from Benjamin Rush, 15 June 1789 1789-06-15 I have been so long accustomed to regard all your opinions upon government with reverence, that I...
30 Rush, Benjamin Adams, John To John Adams from Benjamin Rush, 2 July 1789 1789-07-02 I enclose to you a small essay which I consider as a full reply to that part of your letter which...
31 Rush, Benjamin Adams, John To John Adams from Benjamin Rush, 21 July 1789 1789-07-21 From an unfortunate concurrence of circumstances, I find myself under the influence of the same...
32 Rush, Benjamin Adams, John To John Adams from Benjamin Rush, 26 January 1790 1790-01-26 Altho’ we differ in our Opinions About the Latin and Greek languages, and some Other matters of...
33 Rush, Benjamin Adams, John To John Adams from Benjamin Rush, 12 February 1790 1790-02-12 Ever since the last week in Octobr I have been engaged in composing & delivering a new course of...
34 Rush, Benjamin Adams, John To John Adams from Benjamin Rush, 24 February 1790 1790-02-24 Your remarks upon the conduct of the tories, and the “young fry” who are now crowding into the...
35 Rush, Benjamin Adams, John To John Adams from Benjamin Rush, 13 April 1790 1790-04-13 Your last letter is a treasure.—Every sentence in it is full of instruction. I have often...
36 Rush, Benjamin Adams, John To John Adams from Benjamin Rush, 13 April 1790 1790-04-13 He had been educated a lawyer, and stood high in his profession in his native state. He was a...
37 Rush, Benjamin Adams, John To John Adams from Benjamin Rush, 4 May 1790 1790-05-04 From the early Attachment of most of the gentlemen whose names I mentioned in my former letter,...
38 Rush, Benjamin Adams, John To John Adams from Benjamin Rush, 19 February 1805 1805-02-19 Your letter of the 6th: instant revived a great many pleasant ideas in my mind. I have not...
39 Rush, Benjamin Adams, John To John Adams from Benjamin Rush, 23 March 1805 1805-03-23 Philadelphia March 23rd: 1805 I was much gratified by your early answer to my letter, and by your...
40 Rush, Benjamin Adams, John To John Adams from Benjamin Rush, 29 June 1805 1805-06-29 Having been called upon lately to bear a part in the examination & exercises of twenty four...
41 Rush, Benjamin Adams, John To John Adams from Benjamin Rush, 14 August 1805 1805-08-14 Your letters are full of aphorisms. Every paragraph in them suggests new ideas, or revives old...
42 Rush, Benjamin Adams, John To John Adams from Benjamin Rush, 21 September 1805 1805-09-21 The hurry always connected with the prevalence of a yellow fever in our City; has prevented my...
43 Rush, Benjamin Adams, John To John Adams from Benjamin Rush, 21 November 1805 1805-11-21 I am pleased in reflecting that I destroyed all the documents and Anecdotes I had collected for...
44 Rush, Benjamin Adams, John To John Adams from Benjamin Rush, 6 January 1806 1806-01-06 I committed to Mr Vanhan a few days ago, a copy of the new edition of my medical Inquiries and...
45 Rush, Benjamin Adams, John To John Adams from Benjamin Rush, 15 March 1806 1806-03-15 I avail myself of the first leisure hour I have had since the Conclusion of my lectures to...
46 Rush, Benjamin Adams, John To John Adams from Benjamin Rush, 10 June 1806 1806-06-10 My long delay in answering your last letter has arisen from two causes—an unusual share of...
47 Rush, Benjamin Adams, John To John Adams from Benjamin Rush, 26 June 1806 1806-06-26 Herewith you will receive a small publication that contains several new Opinions in Physiology,...
48 Rush, Benjamin Adams, John To John Adams from Benjamin Rush, 11 July 1806 1806-07-11 At the request of my Wife I called upon a friend of mine a few days ago to borrow “the secret...
49 Rush, Benjamin Adams, John To John Adams from Benjamin Rush, 22 August 1806 1806-08-22 You ascribe wonders to the influence of Silence and Secrecy in public men. I agree with you in...
50 Rush, Benjamin Adams, John To John Adams from Benjamin Rush, 24 October 1806 1806-10-24 Ever since the receipt of your last letter I have passed my days like an arrow shot from a bow....