Adams Family Correspondence, volume 1

John Adams to Abigail Adams

John Adams to Abigail Adams

1.

These were resolutions approving the proceedings of the Suffolk co. convention held at Dedham and Milton, 6–9 Sept. (the well-known “Suffolk Resolves”), and calling on all the Colonies for continued contributions to alleviate “the distresses of our brethren at Boston.” The Suffolk Resolves and the resolutions thereupon were entered in the Journal, 17 and 18 Sept. ( JCC , 1:31–40), and the latter were ordered to be printed in the newspapers. See also JA, Diary and Autobiography , 2:134–135.