Contains 74 Results:
Adams, Charles, 1860
Four letters to Adams's father, mother, and sisters Mary and Sarah describing going to school, church, and other childhood activities and interests.
Adams, Charles Chauncey to Adams, Joseph, 1807 Nov 23
Adams expresses sympathy for the death of his uncle Joseph's brother and well wishes for the good health of Joseph's children. Adams regretfully turns down his uncle's offer to come to Litchfield to publish a neutral newspaper, citing the remaining two years on his apprenticeship and perhaps two more after that. Adams indicates he is opposed to newspapers which are affiliated with political parties.
Adams, Dinah Wiley to Adams, Joseph, 1811 Jun 12
Dinah has traveled to Rehoboth, Mass., "in search of health" and inquires where she might find relatives in New England. She misses her son.
Adams, Henry, 1826
Two letters written to his father.
Adams, Henry to Adams, Joseph, 1826 Feb 12
Henry writes from Huntsville, Ala., about his health. He also reports Mr. Alden has left Huntsville and Henry is owed $2,000 and will go to court in an attempt to collect it. He expresses his disappointment in his business affairs since arriving in Huntsville six years ago. He inquires about family members and wonders about his future business prospects.
Adams, Henry to Adams, Joseph, 1826 May 31
Henry writes from Owego, N.Y., that in the course of his travel from Alabama he has lost or been robbed of about $530. He asks for a loan of $200 and says he will repay it after bringing his business in Huntsville to a final close. Since coming of age, he has never been in so unpleasant a situation as regards money. He also offers news of family and friends.
Adams, Henry to Wheelock, Mary Adams, circa 1854
Adams writes to sister about family and friends and his attendance at a church service.
Adams, Joseph to Adams, Deborah Marsh, 1825 Aug 17
Joseph writes to his wife in Geneva, N.Y., about his travel so far. He was taken very sick in Albany, which continued as he traveled by stage through New York. He is extremely pleased with the country and would leave Litchfield were he a young man. He reports on the health of Mr. Chapman.
Adams, Joseph to Adams, Charles, 1862 May 8
Adams writes from Terryville, Conn., to thank his mother for $3 with which to buy Charlie a hat. He describes how Charlie will not keep a hat on. He recalls the recent sad deaths of Sarah and Frankie in Terryville and reports on the health of the family. He is away on business half the time. He reports on his garden. Willie is off to school and supposes Ella will comfort him if he is homesick.
Adams, Julia Hinman, 1851-1852
Two letters, one to her father and one to her daughter.