MHS for the Media

MHS Offers Winning Bid for Abigail Adams Letter in Recent Sotheby’s Auction

BOSTON, April 15, 2010—The Massachusetts Historical Society (MHS) is delighted to announce its recent acquisition of a letter written by Abigail Adams from Quincy, MA on October 18, 1800, to Dr. Benjamin Rush, responding to criticisms against her husband during the [...] read more

MHS Announces A New Website: Uncover Passages Written by Jefferson Hidden for Centuries

BOSTON, MA (April 8, 2010) Launched in conjunction with the anniversary of Thomas Jefferson’s birthday on April 13 is a new website developed by the Massachusetts Historical Society (MHS). The manuscript of Thomas Jefferson's only full-length book, Notes on the State [...] read more