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- Descriptive List of Illustrations xi
- Introduction xvii
- 1. An Overview of the General Correspondence and Other Papers of John Adams xvii.
- 2. John Adams as Public Servant xx.
- 3. John Adams as Revolutionist xxv.
- 4. The Editorial Method xxxi.
- 5. A Note on the Status of The Adams Papers
- Acknowledgments xxxvii
- Guide to Editorial Apparatus xl
- 1. Textual Devices xl.
- 2. Adams Family Code Names xl.
- 3. Descriptive Symbols xli.
- 4. Location Symbols xlii.
- 5. Other Abbreviations and Conventional Terms xliii.
- 6. Short Titles of Works Frequently Cited xliv.
- Papers of John Adams, September 1755 – October 1773 1