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When I returnd yesterday from a litle excursion which we had made for a week into the Country of...
Yesterday afternoon Mr. V——handed me your letter. I am sorry that you were prevented from...
I wrote you a hasty letter from New-York, just to acknowledge the receipt of yours, No. 5, the...
April the 2 d: and the anniversary of the birth of my dear Grandson whom I am half distracted to...
It is now ten days since we left London, and have been waiting at Portsmouth and here for the...
I rose this morning with a fair prospect of landing before night, but alas, we are immersed in...
It has been no small mortification to me since my arrival here, that I have not been able to hold...
I received, on Wednesday last, from the hands of Mr. T——, your letter, No. 4, of August 25th. He...
It is now the 7th. of July, the 18th. day Since we Saw You Quit our shores to seek a happier...
[ London, 12 Aug. 1785. Record in SJL of its receipt on 23 Sep. 1785 reads: “Mrs. Adams’s....
I hope you are safe landed at Jamaica, before this time, with Mr. Smith and my sweet boy; how...
Mrs. Adams’s compliments to Mr. Jefferson and in addition to her former memorandum she requests...
We are anxiously expecting, by the arrival of every post, to hear of your safety and health. I...
Yours of August the 7th. and Col. Smith’s of the 8th. reached us on the 14th. at this place. We...
It grieves me to think how little I have been able to write to you since my arrival here. I have...
Your papa and I wrote you from Harwich the morning we embarked for Helvoet, the wind was very...
[ Paris, 7 Jan. 1787. Recorded in SJL under this date. Not found; but see Mrs. Adams’ reply, 29...
We came to town last evening to dine (by invitation) this day, with the President of Congress,...
Mr S. and Mr Blount set off tomorrow for London and have engaged to call this Evening for...
Mr. and Mrs. Adams present their Compliments to Dr. Franklin and hope to have the Honour of his...
After a Passage of two days, against contrary Winds, and a terrible Jolt through the Mud, from...
We have received from Congress a Resolution by which We are to be impowered to negotiate a Treaty...
I have past through the Ceremonies of taking Leave of the States General, the Prince and Princess...
Mr. Trumble will have the honour of delivering this to you. The knowledge you have of him, and...
I have time only to write you a line or two, not expecting captain Bigolow to Sail so Soon. I was...
I heartily rejoice to hear of Your safe arrival; pray make My best respects acceptable to Mr....
Most Sincerely do I congrattulate you, Madam, and your amiable Daughter upon your Safe arrival at...
Mr Adams being absent upon publick Buisness in Holland when your Letter came to Hand I take the...
I have just sent some Letters to go by Captain Folger, but find he does not sail so soon as...
As captain Folger is not yet gone I write a few more lines by him, tho I have nothing new to...
Your Letter of the 23d. has made me the happiest Man upon Earth. I am twenty Years younger than I...
The three Letters which Mrs. Adams honoured me with were received at Paris, and should have been...
This being the day on which, according to my calculation, my daughter would be crossing the...
Your favour of july 20th repeated to me the melancholy tidings of my dear Aunts Death. The first...
I received yours of the 14 th and ever Since thursday have been in Hourly expectation of seeing...
Indeed my ever honoured Aunt I should have been much disapointed if my Cousin had not brought me...
I hope every post to hear from you, but every post has hithertoo dissapointed me. a month is a...
Mr. Adams being absent I replie to your Letter this day received, that Mr. Adams has written to...
I received your Letter this Day when I was in Paris—for the last time! I took my leave of it, but...
your obliging favour of Feb ry 27 was brought me in the absence of mr Adams, who is gone to...
I am never happier than when I am performing good offices for good people; and the most friendly...
It is an ill wind blows no body any good owing to that I received your favor with the greatest...
Being without any of your Favors unanswered I take the Liberty to write this in Advance. The...
I have to thank you for your very inteligent Letter of May 4, and am glad to find one writer who...
I do indeed rejoice with you all upon the happy event which took place in mr smiths Family before...
I was most sensibly pleased, with the Sight of the Dutch Liberty medal which you was so obliging...
Since I had the Pleasure of addressing You, nothing of Importance has occurred in the Concerns of...
you put too much value on trifles which are only small marks of real regard & affection to you &...
I bought me a blue sarcenet coat not long since; after making it up I found it was hardly wide...
I was honoured with your letter of Aug. 21. by Mr. Smith who arrived here on the 29th. I am sorry...