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3.: To his Mother - Adam Smith, Glasgow Edition of the Works and Correspondence Vol. 6 Correspondence of Adam Smith 
Correspondence of Adam Smith, ed. E. C. Mossner and I. S. Ross, vol. VI of the Glasgow Edition of the Works and Correspondence of Adam Smith (Indianapolis: Liberty Fund, 1987).
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To his Mother
MS., GUL Gen. 1035/127; Scott 232.
Adderbury,1 23 Oct. 1741
I have been these fourteen days last past here at Adderbury with Mr Smith;2 the Place is agreeable enough, and there is a great deal of good company in the town.
In my last Letter I desir’d you to send me some Stocking’s, the sooner you send ’em the better; I have taken this opportunity to write, to you, and to give my service to all friends, tho’ as you see, I have not very much to say,
I am Dear Mother, your most Affectionate son,
[1 ]Adderbury House, some eighteen miles north of Oxford, was owned by the Duke of Argyll; it was formerly a residence of the Earl of Rochester (1647–80).
[2 ]William Smith; see Letter 1.