Adams Family Correspondence, volume 7

Edward Baldwin to Abigail Adams

Abigail Adams to Mary Smith Cranch


Prodicus of Ceos, The Judgment of Hercules, a Poem, transl. Robert Lowth, Glasgow, 1743, lines 42–44. The poem was reprinted by Robert Dodsley as “The Choice of Hercules” in A Collection of Poems . . . by Several Hands. There is an edition of Dodsley's Collection, 6 vols., London, 177–, with JQA's bookplate, at MQA.