Berlin. 9. May 1801.
My dear Brother
I returned too late in the evening: from Potsdam, to send the enclosed letter for you by the last post but I hope it will not be the longer delayed in its departure for waiting untill this day. The other is the 5th: upon a work the examination of which I have not yet finished, and which I must for the present suspend.
My wife is <
yet> very slowly recovering but not yet able to sit up. I shall send my baggage to Hamburg beforehand to have it and [. . .] as soon as we are able to undertake the voyage: I shall think myself very fortunate if I can reach home by the month of October.
Your [. . .] and in this day of
This letter I [. . .] probably send it by [. . .] via Potsdam who is of [. . .] Minister to the United States.
MHi: Adams Papers.