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Family News

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CollectionMassachusetts Historical Society: John Adams Papers view image
Document Information
Date October 25, 1797
Author Name John Adams (primary)
Recipient Name Abigail Adams (primary)
Summary Exchanges news of family and happenings in Philadelphia.
Document Format Autograph Letter Signed
Document Notes Enclosed in Pinckney to Adams, 10/22/1797. Recipient is A.A. [Abigail Adams]
Content Notes [not available]
Related Persons/Groups John Adams; ;
Related Places Philadelphia; ;
Keywords [not available]
Key Phrases [not available]
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JA to AA

[JA to AA] XXIX 166 [1797]

Oct.25.

My Dearest Friend

I sent you the letters _ I could not keep my hands off of Mabby's. I beg her pardon.
They write me flattering accounts from Phila.
Mr Anthony writes most confidently. No danger
No fever - alls well.

When [Brister?] goes he should throw [undecipherable] into the [undecipherable] vault [undecipherable].

I think we ought to have been together to day. But tomorrow will do.

I am glad Malcolm came out.

We must prepare to go to Phila the first week in Novr if no bad news.

Caroline & all are well

The President of the U.S.
25 October 1797
28 Dec Recd
3 Jany 1798 ansd