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Our city has sustained a very great loss in the death of Dr. Bailey. As health officer, he was...
Your two letters of November I have received, and am rejoiced to find that you recover strength....
I will thank you to tell Mrs. Cranch to give George a couple of teaspoonfuls of Castor oil and to...
It was with regret, that I left Boston without seeing you again, but we were in such a state of...
It has been many weeks since I have heard from you; I hope you have enjoyed health. Our Winter...
Indolence shall no longer prevent my acknowledging, the pleasure I felt (my dear Mrs. Adams) from...
Agreable to your wish, expressed some months past, Mrs: Smith, accompanied by Miss Caroline and...
In behalf of the kindest and best of Brothers I thank you my most respected Cousin for your kind...
It is a long time my Dear Sister, since I have written to you; but I consider it a priviledge...
I hope my Dear Sister has had her Cup of happiness filled, by having an amiable long absent Son,...
I have received the things you sent me by Townsend and my Aunt Cranch with your letter of this...
Mr Lion and his intended I suppose so , as the modern phrase is, called here last Wednesday—I was...
I hear by Dr Tufts that our Medford Farm will be greatly injured by the middlesex Canal being cut...
The night before, our Exhibition I received your kind letter, which indeed sunk my spirits, as...
It was with peculiar pleasure my dear Mrs Adams that I received your kind favour of 5th of April,...
Some time since Andrew Foster, a relation of Mrs. Otis, applied to Mr. Otis for admission as...
It has been a cold backward Spring, & Abby could not get abroad as I wished, she has a great deal...
The roads have been so bad & the weather such that I had almost despaired of ever hearing again...
Last week I went to Newburyport to accompany Capt Peabody, when I returned a Letter from my...
None but an affectionate Sister, can tell how much I was gratified, to recognize your well known...
I was in hopes ere this time of having the satisfaction of seeing you here, but from what I could...
Know all Men by these Presents, that We John Adams of Quincy in the County of Norfolk and...
We have been under the necessity of delaying our journey a few days on account of the marriage of...
I wrote a line to my father, from New-York, enclosing a letter for Mr: Shaw, and informing you of...
The enclosed publications should have been sent by your Son. The Account of Christr: Ludwick was...
I received your Kind letter of the 8th. inst. and was extremely sorry to hear of the...
My brother enclosed me Alibone’s bill for flour sent to you, & about which you wrote to me. I...
I have received your favors of the 18th. ult: and 2d. instant, the latter enclosing a valuable...
As the vacation draws near—and consequently the time to settle who are to form our family for the...
Your favor of the 22d: inst. ulto, has been a few days in hand. I thank you kindly for “the word...
I have received your kind letter of January; and shall particularly attend to your directions at...
We are again permitted to return home in good health, after having passed as pleasant a winter as...
I have at length returned to the City for the purpose of remaining in it during the rest of the...
Your very kind letter has eased my heart of a load of anxiety, on account of our dear George,...
I fear my dear Madam that long before this you have taxed me with neglect. But however strong...
A few days since I recieved your very obliging letter in which you mention having procured the...
I was much disappointed My Dear Madam in not having it in my power to see you again before we...
I left Cambridge yesterday, after having finished my weekly performance, to come here and meet my...
I inclose you a letter from my wife, who would have written you earlier but that George has been...
After a pleasant although extremely fatiguing journey we have safely arrived at Mrs. Hellens were...
I had flattered myself that before this time we should have had the pleasure of a visit from you,...
I have delay’d answering your very kind letter owing to my Baby’s having been very seriously sick...
We left Washington on the 3d: instt: as I informed you in my letter from that place of the 1st:...
I grieve to be under the necessity of informing you that I am again to be disappointed of passing...
I received some days since your kind letter of the 11th: of last month, and was delighted to find...
The solicitude you express’d to have your little Susan learn dancing has induced me to make some...
I had the happiness of receiving your excellent letter at Middleton, for which my heart is alive...
I am sorry that we are again obliged to postpone our visit to you at Quincy, as George is this...
I live in that retired manner that affords much time for reflection, which must be my apology for...
I have received and thank you for your favor of the 6th: currt. This day, twelve months ago, I...