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51 Adams, Abigail Macaulay, Catharine Sawbridge Abigail Adams to Catharine Sawbridge Macaulay, 1774 1774-01-01 In the last Letter which Mr. Adams had the honour to receive from you, you express a Desire to...
52 Adams, Abigail Adams, John Abigail Adams to John Adams, 19 August 1774 1774-08-19 The great distance between us, makes the time appear very long to me. It seems already a month...
53 Adams, Abigail Cranch, Mary Smith Abigail and John Adams to Mary Smith Cranch, 12 January … 1767-01-12 Mr. Etter was so good as to come this morning and inform me that his Sons would go to Salem...
54 Adams, Abigail Smith, Isaac Jr. Abigail and John Adams to Isaac Smith Jr., 4 January … 1770-01-04 I Congratulate you upon the fine weather we have had since your absence; if it has been as...
55 Adams, Abigail Smith, Isaac Jr. Abigail Adams to Isaac Smith Jr., 20 April 1771 1771-04-20 I write you, not from the Noisy Buisy Town, but from my humble Cottage in Braintree, where I...
56 Adams, Daniel Jenifer Washington, George To George Washington from Daniel Jenifer Adams, 4 … 1775-02-04 Since I saw you last, I have Wrote to my Uncle at Anapolis, Acquainting Him of my Sisters...
57 Adams, Daniel Jenifer Washington, George To George Washington from Daniel Jenifer Adams, 3 … 1772-10-03 Letter not found: from Daniel Jenifer Adams, 3 Oct. 1772. GW wrote in his account with Daniel...
58 Adams, Daniel Jenifer Washington, George To George Washington from Daniel Jenifer Adams, 15 … 1775-03-15 Yours of the 8th Instat, came safe to hand, wherein you mention, you have come to the resolution...
59 Adams, Deacon John Will of Deacon John Adams, with Comments by His Son … 1760-01-08 In the Name of God Amen. The Eighth day of January in the year of our Lord one Thousand Seven...
60 Adams, John 1772. Novr. 21. 1772-11-21 Next Tuesday I shall remove my Family to Boston, after residing in Braintree about 19 Months. I...
61 Adams, John Tudor, William From John Adams to William Tudor, 28 August 1774 1774-08-28 I received your obliging Letter at New York, and it was peculiarly acceptable to me and my...
62 Adams, John Wednesday. May 22. 1771. 1771-05-22 At Plymouth. Put up at Wetheralls, near the County House—lodged with Mr. Angier, where we had a...
63 Adams, John [December 1773] 1773-12-17 Last Night 3 Cargoes of Bohea Tea were emptied into the Sea. This Morning a Man of War sails....
64 Adams, John Adams’ Minutes of the Argument: Essex Superior Court … 1766-11-01 Gridley. Marriage is of the Law of Nations. Justinian extends it, even to the Brutes. The Court...
65 Adams, John 1771. Saturday June 1st. 1771-06-01 Spent the Day at Worcester in Riding about with Mr. Putnam to see his Farm. He does what he...
66 Adams, John November 5th. 1762. 1762-11-05 The Cause of Jeffries Town Treasurer of Boston and Sewal and Edwards and several others being...
67 Adams, John [March 1774] 1774-03-02 Last evening at Wheelwrights, with Cushing, Pemberton and Swift. Lt. Govr. Oliver, senseless, and...
68 Adams, John 1774. Septr. 12. Monday. 1774-09-12 Attended my Duty on the Committee, untill one O Clock, and then went with my Colleagues and...
69 Adams, John 1774 Tuesday. Octr. 4. 1774-10-04 Dined with Mr. Alexander Wilcox, with all the Delegates from N. York, and several other...
70 Adams, John 26 Thurdsday. 1756-02-26 Fair cold morning. An extream cold Day.
71 Adams, John 1761. Friday [6] Feby. 1761-02-06 I have now almost finished the first book of Peter Lancelotts Institute, which first Book is...
72 Adams, John [March 1756] 1756-03-01 Wrote out Bolingbrokes reflections on Exile. For JA ’s lifelong study of, and his extensive...
73 Adams, John 16 Tuesday. 1756-03-16 Sat out for Uxbridge, arrived about 12, dined. Rode to Aldridges after Mr. Webb, and brought him...
74 Adams, John 6 Tuesday. 1756-04-06 A fair Day. Drank Tea at Coll. Chandlers, and fixt a Letter for Cushing, Wentworth, Dalton, Lock...
75 Adams, John April 5th. 1754. 1754-04-05 The theory of the Ballance, scales, steel-yard &c. and all and the 3 species of lever’s continued...
76 Adams, John June 25. 1770. Boston. 1770-06-25 Blowers . In the Reign of Richard the 2d. or Henry 6th. you may find Precedents for any Thing....
77 Adams, John 20 Saturday. 1756-03-20 After breakfast, rode to my Uncle Hunts, dined there, came Home, went to see my Aunt Owen, drank...
78 Adams, John Adams’ Minutes of the Argument: Court of Vice … 1773-04-01 Blowers. Libel, claim, 15 Car. 2, c. 7, §.6. Hillman, and Cato. Certificates. Goods claimed,...
79 Adams, John 10 Saturday. 1756-04-10 A raw cold day. The man to whom Nature has given a great and Surprizing Genius, will perform...
80 Adams, John [December 1765] 1765-12-18 How great is my Loss, in neglecting to keep a regular Journal, through the last Spring, Summer,...
81 Adams, John Quincy, Samuel From John Adams to Samuel Quincy, October – November … 1758-10-01 Braintree, October–November? 1758. Printed: JA, Earliest Diary The Earliest Diary of John Adams ,...
82 Adams, John Aug. 11th. 1769. Fryday. 1769-08-11 Mr. Tudor came, for the first Time and attended the Office, all Day, and paid me £10 St.—In the...
83 Adams, John [21] July 1766. 1766-07-21 Monday after Commencement. Last Saturday, I accidentally found a curious Volume, which Oaks...
84 Adams, John 15 Fryday. 1753-06-15 At Colledge, a Clear, warm morning, and so Continued.
85 Adams, John Quincy, Josiah From John Adams to Josiah Quincy, 17 May 1759 1759-05-17 Braintree, post 17 May 1759. Printed: JA, Diary and Autobiography Diary and Autobiography of John...
86 Adams, John Novr. 14th. 1760. 1760-11-14 Another Year is now gone and upon Recollection, I find I have executed none of my Plans of study....
87 Adams, John 19 Tuesday. 1753-06-19 At Colledge, a very warm morning, at 11 Disputed on this question (viz) systema Copernicanum est...
88 Adams, John [Jonathan Sewall, 1759] 1759-01-01 Sometime in 1761 or two Mr. Samuel Quincy with whom I sometimes corresponded, shewed to Mr....
89 Adams, John Thurdsday [26 October]. 1758-10-26 Went in the morning to wait on Mr. Prat. He inquired if I had been sworn at Worcester? No. Have...
90 Adams, John [1765–1767] 1765-07-14 On the 14 day of July of this Year 1765, Mrs. Adams presented me with a Daughter and in her...
91 Adams, John Adams’ Notes of Authorities: Special Court of … 1773-07-01 Woods. Inst. 675, middle. “The Confession of the Defendant to private Persons, or to a...
92 Adams, John Monday. December 18th. 1758 1758-12-18 I this Evening delivered to Mr. Field, a Declaration in Trespass for a Rescue. I was obliged to...
93 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,...
94 Adams, John June 20th. 1774. Monday. 1774-06-20 At Piemonts in Danvers, bound to Ipswich. There is a new, and a grand Scene open before me—a...
95 Adams, John 16 Fryday. 1756-01-16 A fine morning. A large white frost upon the ground. Reading Hutcheson’s Introduction to moral...
96 Adams, John [December 1760] 1760-12-01 I am beginning a Week and a month, and I arose by the Dawning of the Day. And by sun rise had...
97 Adams, John [December 1769] 1769-12-23 At my Office reading Sidney. I have been musing this evening upon a Report of the Case of the 4....
98 Adams, John Monday Jany. 13th. 1766 1766-01-13 At Boston, the Inferiour Court of Common Pleas opened. Present Mr. Wells, Mr. Watts and Mr....
99 Adams, John 1773 March 4th. Thurdsday. 1773-03-04 The two last Months have slided away. I have written a tedious Examination of Brattle’s...
100 Adams, John Tuesday, Wednesday, Thurdsday, Fryday, Saturday, Sunday … 1766-03-04 Tuesday, Wednesday, Thurdsday, Fryday, Saturday, Sunday 4–9 March .