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1 Adams, Abigail Shaw, Elizabeth Smith Abigail Adams to Elizabeth Smith Shaw, 17 September … 1783-09-17 It will not be in my power to get Beaf. Bisquit I can procure, I shall prepaire a dinner here and...
2 Adams, Abigail Adams, John Abigail Adams to John Adams, 20 September 1783 1783-09-20 Dearer if possible than ever; for all the parental props which once sustaind and supported me are...
3 Adams, Abigail Gerry, Elbridge Abigail Adams to Elbridge Gerry, 15 October 1783 1783-10-15 Your obligeing favour was handed me from Mr. Guild, at a time when I was engaged in the...
4 Adams, Abigail Adams, John Abigail Adams to John Adams, 19 October 1783 1783-10-19 My last Letter to you was written in Sepbr. I closed it, because I knew not how to think upon any...
5 Adams, Abigail Thaxter, John Abigail Adams to John Thaxter, 20 October 1783 1783-10-20 To you my young Friend upon whom the parential ties are strong and unbroken; who never yet knew...
6 Adams, Abigail Adams, John Abigail Adams to John Adams, 11 November 1783 1783-11-11 Col. Trumble has been so kind as to visit me, and request a Letter from me to you; I have...
7 Adams, Abigail Adams, John Abigail Adams to John Adams, 20 November 1783 1783-11-20 Your favour dated at Amsterdam in july was last evening handed to me; and this evening your...
8 Adams, Abigail Adams, John Quincy Abigail Adams to John Quincy Adams, 20 November 1783 1783-11-20 This evening as I was Setting, with only your sister by my side, who was scribling at the table...
9 Adams, Abigail Adams, John Abigail Adams to John Adams, 7 December 1783 1783-12-07 Will you honour a Bill of mine, drawn in favour of Uncle Smith for 60 pounds, to pay for 9 acres...
10 Adams, Abigail Adams, John Abigail Adams to John Adams, 15 December 1783 1783-12-15 I returned last Evening from Boston, where I went at the kind invitation of my uncle and Aunt, to...
11 Adams, Abigail Adams, John Quincy Abigail Adams to John Quincy Adams, 26 December 1783 1783-12-26 Your Letters by Mr. Thaxter I received; and was not a little pleased with them; if you do not...
12 Adams, Abigail Adams, John Abigail Adams to John Adams, 27 December 1783 1783-12-27 I did not receive your Letter of August the 14th. untill this very Evening; I was much gratified...
13 Adams, Abigail Adams, John Abigail Adams to John Adams, 3 January 1784 1784-01-03 I have already written you 3 Letters, which have been waiting a long time for a passage; they...
14 Adams, Abigail Adams, John Abigail Adams to John Adams, 15 January 1784 1784-01-15 I write you again by this vessel altho it seem’s as if there was a Spell to detain her; she has...
15 Adams, Abigail Adams, John Abigail Adams to John Adams, 11 February 1784 1784-02-11 Two days only are wanting to campleat six years since my dearest Friend first crost the...
16 Adams, Abigail Green, Hannah Storer Abigail Adams to Hannah Storer Green, 28 February 1784 1784-02-28 I inclose to you my sons Letters, which you will be so kind as to return safe to me again; as...
17 Adams, Abigail Adams, John Abigail Adams to John Adams, 15 March 1784 1784-03-15 I have not received a Line from you, nor heard a Syllable Since yours of November 18th, which I...
18 Adams, Abigail Adams, John Quincy Abigail Adams to John Quincy Adams, 15 March 1784 1784-03-15 As I did not write you by the last conveyance I will not omit the present. I supposed your sister...
19 Adams, Abigail Gerry, Elbridge Abigail Adams to Elbridge Gerry, 19 March 1784 1784-03-19 I received Letters dated about the middle of November from Mr. Adams, in which he was very urgent...
20 Adams, Abigail Adams, John Abigail Adams to John Adams, 12 April 1784 1784-04-12 I hope this will be the last Letter which I shall have occasion to write to you, before I embark...
21 Adams, Abigail Adams, John Quincy Abigail Adams to John Quincy Adams, 25 April 1784 1784-04-25 I have been much dissapointed in not receiving any Letters from your Father or you by the late...
22 Adams, Abigail Adams, John Abigail Adams to John Adams, 25 May 1784 1784-05-25 I came to Town yesterday and have engaged My passage on Board the ship Active Capt. Lyde,...
23 Adams, Abigail Tufts, Cotton Abigail Adams to Cotton Tufts, 18 June 1784 1784-06-18 As You have been so kind as to undertake the care of Mr. Adams’es Estate and affairs during the...
24 Adams, Abigail Sunday June 20 1784. 1784-06-20 Embarked on Board the ship Active Capt. Lyde commander, with my daughter and 2 servants for...
25 Adams, Abigail Dana, Elizabeth Ellery Abigail Adams to Elizabeth Ellery Dana, 20 June 1784 1784-06-20 Little my Dear Mrs. Dana did I think I should leave America without seeing you, but a slow fever,...
26 Adams, Abigail Wedensday [23 June]. 1784-06-23 Our ship dirty, ourselves sick. Went upon deck and sent the servants down to clean her up: very...
27 Adams, Abigail Thursday [24 June]. 1784-06-24 A fine wind and clear air but the Ship going before the wind rolls sadly. Dr. Clark has been well...
28 Adams, Abigail Sunday June 27. 1784-06-27 I have been so sick that I could not be regular in my journal. We have had two days calm since we...
29 Adams, Abigail Monday Mor’g 28 June. 1784-06-28 A very dissagreeable Night. Wind at the southard near the Banks of Newfoundland. The morning...
30 Adams, Abigail Thursday July 1 1784. 1784-07-01 I have not been able to write a line since Monday when a North east Storm came on and held till...
31 Adams, Abigail Fryday 2 of July. 1784-07-02 A fine wind and a pleasent day. Our sea sickness has left us in a great measure. Went all of us...
32 Adams, Abigail Saturday 3 July. 1784-07-03 A fine morning. Rose by six o clock. Went upon deck. None of the Gentlemen up; our Second Mate, a...
33 Adams, Abigail Sunday July 4th 1784. 1784-07-04 This is the Anniversary of our Glorious Independance. Whilst the Nations of Europe are enveloped...
34 Adams, Abigail Cranch, Mary Smith Abigail Adams to Mary Smith Cranch, 6 – 30 July 1784 1784-07-06 I have been 16 days at sea, and have not attempted to write a single Letter; tis true I have kept...
35 Adams, Abigail Tuesday July 6th. 1784-07-06 I was not able to write yesterday the wind blew so fresh; and not very fair, so that there was...
36 Adams, Abigail Thursday July 8th. 1784-07-08 If I did not write I should lose the Days of the Weeks. Yesterday a cold wet day. Could not go...
37 Adams, Abigail Fryday July 9. 1784-07-09 A fine day; but little wind; have been upon Deck the chief of the Day, engaged in reading...
38 Adams, Abigail Tyler, Royall Abigail Adams to Royall Tyler, 10 July 1784 1784-07-10 As well in compliance with your request, as to gratify my own inclination I take my pen after 3...
39 Adams, Abigail Shaw, Elizabeth Smith Abigail Adams to Elizabeth Smith Shaw, 11 July 1784 1784-07-11 This day 3 weeks I came on Board this Ship; and Heaven be praised, have hietherto had a...
40 Adams, Abigail Saturday 17 of July. 1784-07-17 I have neglected my journal for a week. During that time we have had 3 calm days, some wet...
41 Adams, Abigail Sunday July 18th. 1784-07-18 This Day about 2 oclock made land. It is almost a Calm, so that we shall gain but little. We hope...
42 Adams, Abigail Monday Morning July 19th. 1784-07-19 A calm. The vessel rolling: the wind freshning towards Night. We hope for a speedy passage up the...
43 Adams, Abigail Wedensday [i.e. Tuesday, 20 July.] 1784-07-20 Early in the morning a pilot Boat came of to us from Deal. The wind blew very high and the Sea...
44 Adams, Abigail Adams, John Abigail Adams to John Adams, 23 July 1784 1784-07-23 At length Heaven be praised I am with our daughter safely landed upon the British Shore after a...
45 Adams, Abigail Shaw, Elizabeth Smith Abigail Adams to Elizabeth Smith Shaw, 28 – 30 July … 1784-07-28 I think when I finishd the last page I was rubbing myself up on Board Ship. But this was not the...
46 Adams, Abigail Adams, John Abigail Adams to John Adams, 30 July 1784 1784-07-30 I was this day made very happy by the arrival of a son in whom I can trace the strongest likeness...
47 Adams, Abigail Cranch, Elizabeth Abigail Adams to Elizabeth Cranch, 1 August 1784 1784-08-01 Enclosed is a tasty ribbon for you, I do not mean to forget my other dear cousin, but could not...
48 Adams, Abigail Cranch, Mary Smith Abigail Adams to Mary Smith Cranch, 2 August 1784 1784-08-02 Before Mr. Smith went away I had no opportunity to ask Master John a Question but in company. I...
49 Adams, Abigail Quincy, Anna Abigail Adams to Anna Quincy, 4 September 1784 1784-09-04 It was not untill yesterday that I had the Honour of your Letter inquireing into the Character of...
50 Adams, Abigail Cranch, Elizabeth Abigail Adams to Elizabeth Cranch, 5 September 1784 1784-09-05 I am situated at a small desk in an appartment about 2 thirds as large as your own little...