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Browsing: Diary of John Quincy Adams, Volume 1


Contents

  • Descriptive List of Illustrations ix
  • Introduction xvii
    • 1. The Manuscript xvii
    • 2. Earlier Use and Publication xxii
    • 3. The Young Diarist xxxv
    • 4. The Editorial Method xlviii
  • Acknowledgments li
  • Guide to Editorial Apparatus liii
    • 1. Textual Devices liii
    • 2. Adams Family Code Names liii
    • 3. Descriptive Symbols liv
    • 4. Location Symbols lv
    • 5. Other Abbreviations and Conventional Terms lvi
    • 6. Short Titles of Works Frequently Cited lvii
  • Diary of John Quincy Adams, November 1779–March 1786 1