The Adams Family's Residence in Auteuil, 1784–1785
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Photograph of Rue d'Auteuil Nos. 43–47, from Fernand Girardin, Maisons de plaisances françaises, parcs et jardins
, Paris .
This was the residence of John Adams during an illness in the fall of 1783 and of the Adams family from August 1784 to May 1785. See Adams' Diary under 14 September–6 October 1783
, p. 143–144; 17 August 1784
, p. 171. For an illustrated description of the house, accompanied by richly detailed letters by Mrs. Adams about the family's life there, see Howard C. Rice Jr., The Adams Family in Auteuil, 1784–1785
, Boston, 1956.
Cite web page as: Founding Families: Digital Editions of the Papers of the Winthrops and the Adamses, ed.C. James Taylor. Boston: Massachusetts Historical Society, 2007.