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Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1841, by CHARLES FRANCIS ADAMS,
in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the District of Massachusetts.
PRINTED BY FREEMAN AND BOLLES,
Letter CXLI. 8 September. Speculations upon the
consequences of an action between the two armies.
Congress act against some persons who call themselves
Quakers. We must renounce West India produce.
Letter CXLII. 14 September. Position of the armies.
Hopes Congress will not move until it is certain that
Howe will get the city. Where they will go to.
Letter CXLIII. 30 September. From Yorktown. He fears
Letter CXLIV. 7 October. Our people do fight. Is lodged
Letter CXLV. 15 October. Afraid his letters may be in-
tercepted. Americans must be brought down low be-
fore they are convinced of their danger. Longs to come
home. The people call for fighting.
Letter CXLVI. 24 October. Tormenting uncertainty
about affairs at the northward. News of the capitulation
of Burgoyne not yet confirmed. Plan of Confederation. 11
Letter CXLVII. 25 October. Yorktown has two churches.
Germans maintain public worship. Congress have two
affairs at the north. Good accounts from Philadelphia.
Letter CXLIX. 28 October. Heavy rain. Uncertainty
Letter CL. 15 December. Has arrived at Portsmouth,
Letter CLI. 13 February. Written from Norton Quin-
Passy, in France. His reception
Letter CLIII. 25 April. France a country to gratify the
senses. He admires the ladies. The privilege of his
Letter CLV. 16 June. Has received a letter from her.
State of Europe. Wants some pamphlets. No rein-
Letter CLVI. 23 September. Encloses a letter from
Letter CLVII. 6 November. Unlucky in the transmis-
sion of their letters. There will be no peace. His son
Letter CLVIII. 27 November. Has received her letters.
Europe is very dull. Uncertain what is to be done with
Letter CLIX. 2 December. Her letters grieve him. He
has written many but received very few. Virtue its
own reward. J. J. Rousseau. Has not heard from
Letter CLX. 18 December. Acknowledges her letter of
25 October. Does she need professions? Is glad to
hear of the harmony subsisting between the French
Letter CLXI. 27 December. His walk to Paris. Illumi-
nation for the birth of a princess. Reflections on it.
Affairs in England. John Bull will be beaten.
Letter CLXII. 30 December. Waiting for news from
America. Return to England of the commissioners to
treat. Reflections upon his dining with the Dutchess
Letter CLXIII. 1 January. Wishes her a happy new
year. Great blessings in store for his country. They
will enjoy the prosperity of others, not their own.
Letter CLXIV. 9 February. Has been absent a year.
His course in France. Effect of Deane's address.
These altercations prolong the war. .
Letter CLXV. 13 February Is reduced to a private citi-
zen. Reason why he cannot write politics to her. He
grows fat in the midst of trouble. Admires the Pa-
No orders for him. Extraordinary delirium among
Americans. He will return to the law in Boston.
Letter CLXVIII. 21 February. His expenses very great.
Letter CLXIX. 27 February. His visit to Saint Denis.
Tombs of the French kings. Jewels. His puzzling
Letter CLXX. 14 May. From L'Orient. Anxious to get
to sea. Will return in the frigate Sensible. His son. 53
Letter CLXXI. 13 November. At Boston. Is about to
embark. He will sail to-morrow. Farewell.
Letter CLXXII. 11 December. Has arrived at Ferrol in
Spain. Must go to Paris by land. His reception.
Letter CLXXIII. 12 December. Describes the position
of Ferrol and Corunna. Remarks upon the Spanish lan-
Letter CLXXIV. 16 December. Has arrived at Corunna.
His mode of travelling. Unfavorable disposition of
Letter CLXXV. 16 January. His arrival at Bilboa. Re-
marks upon the country. Those at home are best off.
Letter CLXXVI. 16 February. At Paris. Affairs abroad
and at home. The Guardoquis. In need of money.
Letter CLXXVII. 23 February. His children. Cordial
reception in France. The Comte d'Estaing.
Letter CLXXVIII. Without date. Laments the loss of
his packets from America. Has driven about Paris.
Letter CLXXIX. Without date. Visit to the king's gar-
den and cabinet of natural history. Midshipmen of the
Alliance from Norway. The choice of Hercules.
Letter CLXXX. 17 June. Dissuades her from drawing
bills. Affairs in London. Hutchinson's death. Re-
Letter CLXXXI. 15 September. At Amsterdam. Ob-
servations upon the Dutch character. America will