Letter, to Abigail Smith Adams, November 4, 1789

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Title

Letter, to Abigail Smith Adams, November 4, 1789

Creator

Martha Washington

Source

Fields, Joseph E. 'Worthy Partner': The Papers of Martha Washington. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1994.

Publisher

Greenwood Press

Date

11/04/1789

Contributor

Joseph E. Fields, editor

Type

Published version of manuscript document

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Rights Holder

Massachusetts Historical Society

Citation

Fields, Joseph E. 'Worthy Partner': The Papers of Martha Washington. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1994.

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My Dear Madam                                              (November 4,1789)

I should have been very happy to have seen you yesterday. - and am truly sorry the bad day disappointed me of the plesure, your servant brought you kind favor faver yesterday while I was at dinner, he could not stay and the evening was so bad, - I have the plesure to ask you, how yourself Mrs Smith Miss Smith and the little ones are today, I intended yesterday after the sermon to bring the children out with me on a visit to you, but the weather prevented me -

I will my dear Madam - doe myself the pleasure to dine with you on satterday with my family and shall be very happy with General Knox and the Laides, - mentioned or any others you plese

I am dear Madam with
esteem your
your affectionate Friend
and Hble Svt
M Washington

Wednesday Morn
4 November
Our best wishes to
Mrs Smith & ca
(Address)
Mrs Adams
(Docketed)
Mrs Washington
Nov br 4 1789

Original Format

Autograph Letter Signed

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How to Cite this Item

Martha Washington, "Letter, to Abigail Smith Adams, November 4, 1789," in Martha Washington, Item #443, http://www.marthawashington.us/items/show/443 (accessed September 2, 2014).