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Louisa Catherine Johnson to John Quincy Adams

13 Jan. 1797

London Janry: 13. 1797

Hearing of an opportunity to Amsterdam late last night, I again address you, fearful lest you should fancy that I stand too much upon etiquette, though I think after the number of letters I have lately teazed you with, it is impossible to repeat the charge— — —

I wrote you last Tuesday but it is more than probable you will recieve this first— —I am fearful that e’re this you will have recieved Papas letter, which mentioned my health being very indifferent, but I have the pleasure of telling you that I am perfectly recovered, and have but one pain, which is the impossibility of seeing you here— — —

Papa avails himself of this opportunity of forwarding your letters from America, with news-papers, and several other things, which I hope you will recieve safe. I wish this ship could convey me to you as soon, but alas it cannot be and seperated we must remain, yet not very long I hope for indeed if we do I shall be miserable— —Adieu, believe me with encreased affection your

L. C. Johnson

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