23 Dec 1782 Love letter from Abigail Adams to her husband John Adams.
If one reads other letters between Abigail and John one will notice that they use pen names. It was custom back them. Abigail used Diana, the Roman goddess of the moon and later in life she used Portia. However, Abigail always began her letters to her husband with My Dearest Friend. John used the pen name Lysander, a Spartan war hero.
The love between Abigail and John is still talked about today in the United State as one of the greatest American love stories.
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