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1 Adams, John Adams, Abigail John Adams to Abigail Smith, 1762 – 1763 1762-01-01 I have taken the best Advice, on the subject of your Billet, and I find you cannot compell me to...
2 Adams, John Adams, Abigail John Adams to Abigail Smith, 4 October 1762 1762-10-04 By the same Token that the Bearer hereof satt up with you last night I hereby order you to give...
3 Adams, John Adams, Abigail John Adams to Abigail Smith, 14 February 1763 1763-02-14 Accidents are often more Friendly to us, than our own Prudence.—I intended to have been at...
4 Adams, John Adams, Abigail John Adams to Abigail Smith, 20 April 1763 1763-04-20 Love sweetens Life, and Life sometimes destroys Love. Beauty is desirable and Deformity...
5 Adams, John Adams, Abigail John Adams to Abigail Smith, August 1763 1763-08-01 Germantown is at a great Distance from Weymouth Meeting-House, you know; The No. of Yards indeed...
6 Adams, John Adams, Abigail John Adams to Abigail Smith, 15 August 1763 1763-08-15 The Disappointment you mention was not intended, but quite accidental. A Gentleman, for whom I...
7 Adams, John Adams, Abigail John Adams to Abigail Smith, 7 April 1764 1764-04-07 For many Years past, I have not felt more serenely than I do this Evening. My Head is clear, and...
8 Adams, John Adams, Abigail John Adams to Abigail Smith, 11 April 1764 1764-04-11 The Room which I thought would have been an Hospital or a Musaeum, has really proved a Den of...
9 Adams, John Adams, Abigail John Adams to Abigail Smith, 11 April 1764 1764-04-11 This is the last Opportunity I shall have to write you from Braintree for some Weeks. You may...
10 Adams, John Adams, Abigail John Adams to Abigail Smith, 12 April 1764 1764-04-12 I have Thoughts of sending you a Nest of Letters like a nest of Basketts; tho I suspect the...
11 Adams, John Adams, Abigail John Adams to Abigail Smith, 13 April 1764 1764-04-13 We arrived at Captn. Cunninghams, about Twelve O’Clock and sent our Compliments to Dr. Perkins....
12 Adams, John Adams, Abigail John Adams to Abigail Smith, 14 April 1764 1764-04-14 The Deacon and his Three Children are arrivd and the Operation has been performed, and all well....
13 Adams, John Adams, Abigail John Adams to Abigail Smith, 17 April 1764 1764-04-17 Yours of April 15th. this moment received. I thank You for it—and for your offer of Milk, but We...
14 Adams, John Adams, Abigail John Adams to Abigail Smith, 18 April 1764 1764-04-18 Three of our Company, have now the Small Pox upon them, Wheat, Badger, and Elderkin. We have seen...
15 Adams, John Adams, Abigail John Adams to Abigail Smith, 26 April 1764 1764-04-26 Many have been the particular Reasons against my Writing for several days past, but one general...
16 Adams, John Adams, Abigail John Adams to Abigail Smith, 4 May 1764 1764-05-04 Returned from a Ramble in Town which began at 10 in the Morning. Dined with my Friend S. Adams...
17 Adams, John Adams, Abigail John Adams to Abigail Smith, 7 May 1764 1764-05-07 I promised you, Sometime agone, a Catalogue of your Faults, Imperfections, Defects, or whatever...
18 Adams, John Adams, Abigail John Adams to Abigail Smith, 8 May 1764 1764-05-08 This Morning received yours by Mr. Ayers. I can say nothing to the Contents at present, being...
19 Adams, John Adams, Abigail John Adams to Abigail Smith, 30 September 1764 1764-09-30 I have this Evening been to see the Girl.—What Girl? Pray, what Right have you to go after...
20 Adams, John Adams, Abigail John Adams to Abigail Adams, 29 June 1769 1769-06-29 I embrace with Joy, this Opportunity of writing you. Mr. Langdon, who is to be the Bearer, was so...
21 Adams, John Adams, Abigail John Adams to Abigail Adams, 1 July 1769 1769-07-01 We have lived thro the Heat, and Toil, and Confusion of this Week. We have tried three of the...
22 Adams, John Adams, Abigail John Adams to Abigail Adams, 17 September 1771 1771-09-17 There is no Business here —And I presume as little at Braintree. The Pause in the English Trade,...
23 Adams, John Adams, Abigail John Adams to Abigail Adams, May 1772 1772-05-01 I take an opportunity by Mr. Kent, to let you know that I am at Plymouth, and pretty well. Shall...
24 Adams, John Adams, Abigail John Adams to Abigail Adams, 24 February 1774 1774-02-24 I was very glad to receive a Line from you, by Mr. French, tho the Account you give me of the...
25 Adams, John Adams, Abigail John Adams to Abigail Adams, 12 May 1774 1774-05-12 I am extreamly afflicted with the Relation your Father gave me, of the Return of your Disorder. I...
26 Warren, Mercy Otis Adams, John Mercy Otis Warren to John and Abigail Adams, 17 May … 1774-05-17 Mr. Warren being prevented by many Avocations from writing this Morning, has put the pen into the...
27 Adams, John Adams, Abigail John Adams to Abigail Adams, 23 June 1774 1774-06-23 I had a tollerable Journey hither, but my Horse trotted too hard. I miss my own Mare—however I...
28 Adams, John Adams, Abigail John Adams to Abigail Adams, 29 June 1774 1774-06-29 The Prophet of York has not prophecy’d in vain. There is in this Town and County a Laodiceanism...
29 Adams, John Adams, Abigail John Adams to Abigail Adams, 29 June 1774 1774-06-29 This is the second day of the Term at York: very little Business--very hot weather. My...
30 Adams, John Adams, Abigail John Adams to Abigail Adams, 29 June 1774 1774-06-29 I have a great Deal of Leisure, which I chiefly employ in Scribbling, that my Mind may not stand...
31 Adams, John Adams, Abigail John Adams to Abigail Adams, 30 June 1774 1774-06-30 I have nothing to do here, but to take the Air, enquire for News, talk Politicks and write...
32 Adams, John Adams, Abigail John Adams to Abigail Adams, 30 June 1774 1774-06-30 I have had a Curiosity to examine what could have been the Cause of Parson Lymans Affection to...
33 Adams, John Adams, Abigail John Adams to Abigail Adams, 1 July 1774 1774-07-01 I am so idle, that I have not an easy Moment, without my Pen in my Hand. My Time might have been...
34 Adams, John Adams, Abigail John Adams to Abigail Adams, 2 July 1774 1774-07-02 I have concluded, to mount my Horse, tomorrow Morning at four, and ride to Wells to hear my old...
35 Adams, John Adams, Abigail John Adams to Abigail Adams, 3 July 1774 1774-07-03 Mr. Winthrop, Mr. Quincy and I came this Morning from York, before Breakfast, 15 Miles, in order...
36 Adams, John Adams, Abigail John Adams to Abigail Adams, 5 July 1774 1774-07-05 I cant be easy without my Pen in my Hand, yet I know not what to write. I have this Morning heard...
37 Adams, John Adams, Abigail John Adams to Abigail Adams, 6 July 1774 1774-07-06 Mobs are the trite Topick of Declamation and Invective, among all the ministerial People, far and...
38 Adams, John Adams, Abigail John Adams to Abigail Adams, 6 July 1774 1774-07-06 Our J ustic e H utchinso n is eternally giving his Political Hints. In a Cause, this Morning,...
39 Adams, John Adams, Abigail John Adams to Abigail Adams, 7 July 1774 1774-07-07 Have you seen a List of the Addressers of the late Governor? There is one abroad, with the...
40 Adams, John Adams, Abigail John Adams to Abigail Adams: Falmouth, 7 July 1774 1774-07-07 I am engaged in a famous Cause: The Cause of King, of Scarborough vs. a Mob, that broke into his...
41 Adams, John Adams, Abigail John Adams to Abigail Adams, 9 July 1774 1774-07-09 I never enjoyed better Health in any of my Journeys, but this has been the most tedious, the most...
42 Adams, John Adams, Abigail John Adams to Abigail Adams, 28 August 1774 1774-08-28 I received your kind Letter, at New York, and it is not easy for you to imagine the Pleasure it...
43 Adams, John Adams, Abigail John Adams to Abigail Adams, 8 September 1774 1774-09-08 When or where this Letter will find you, I know not. In what Scenes of Distress and Terror, I...
44 Adams, John Adams, Abigail John Adams to Abigail Adams, 14 September 1774 1774-09-14 I have written but once to you since I left you. This is to be imputed to a Variety of Causes,...
45 Adams, John Adams, Abigail John Adams to Abigail Adams, 16 September 1774 1774-09-16 Having a Leisure Moment, while the Congress is assembling, I gladly embrace it to write you a...
46 Adams, John Adams, Abigail John Adams to Abigail Adams, 18 September 1774 1774-09-18 I received your very agreable Letter, by Mr. Marston, and have received two others, which gave me...
47 Adams, John Adams, Abigail John Adams to Abigail Adams, 18 September 1774 1774-09-18 In your last you inquire tenderly after my Health, and how we found the People upon our Journey,...
48 Adams, John Adams, Abigail John Adams to Abigail Adams, 20 September 1774 1774-09-20 I am very well yet:—write to me as often as you can, and send your Letters to the Office in...
49 Adams, John Adams, Abigail John Adams to Abigail Adams, 25 September 1774 1774-09-25 I would not loose the Opportunity of writing to you—tho I must be short. Tedious, indeed is our...
50 Adams, John Adams, Abigail John Adams to Abigail Adams, 29 September 1774 1774-09-29 Sitting down to write to you, is a Scene almost too tender for my State of Nerves. It calls up to...