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Susanne Clarke Copley to Abigail Adams

10 Feb. 1797

My dear Madam London Feby: 10 1797

It is with much pleasure that I imbrace the present oppertunity to address a few lines to you. at the same time I take the liberty to introduce to your notice a friend of ours, which I trust you will meet at the same time that this Letter is hand handed to you. should the interview be attended with pleasure and satisfaction to your self, and Mr. Adams: be assured it will be a very great [. . .] gratification to your friend in George street; who knowing your friendship are certain that any farther, recommendtien is unnecessary; and have only to request that this same friend may be honord with a place in your Appartments as a token of these sentiments of high esteem and sincere friendship which I ever retain to wards you my dear Madam, and take leave to offer to you the united congratulations of this family upon the wisdom that our country Men of America have [. . .]displayed in the choice of their Chief Magistrate, and which not only affords pleasure to Mr: Adam’s particular friends, but allso to very many of the people of this country

I am hopeing that before it is long I shall have the happiness of meeting my son, upon whose return I promis myself much pleasure in Visiting through him: my Native country, to know of the welfare of your self, and family, will not be a small object in this excursion

I wish I could give you some pleaseing accounts from this part of the world, but as this is imposable if I say any thing of public affairs I will refer you to better inteligence upon this subject—but your knew friendship assures me that you will not think it unimportant to say that your friends here are well, and desire to unite in best regards to Mr: Adams and your self with her who remains ever, / dear Madam, / your very sinseer friend, / and humble servt: 

S: Copley

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