Adams Papers

John Adams to Abigail Adams, 11 June 1795

John Adams to Abigail Adams

Phila. June 11. 1795

My Dearest Friend

I have recd yours of the 10th and a Cordial it was, for I began to be fearful for your health.

Louisa is a good Girl for writing Such comfortable Accounts from home— I believe the Farm looks well.—

I am grieved for my Dear Johnny. He must go home with Us for northern Air.

My Love to all. When I shall get away from this City is uncertain: but I have no hopes of being excused before the End of next Week. The Treaty is of great Extent and Importance and will not be rejected nor adopted without a thorough Examination. I presume every Member will wish for such an Investigation as will enable him to render a Reason for his Vote whether Pro or Con.

I am as ever

J. A.1

RC (Adams Papers); internal address: “Mrs A.”

1On 12 June JA wrote AA another brief note in which he reported that all senators attended the day’s session and that he expected the treaty debate to continue for at least another week (Adams Papers).

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