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Browsing: Papers of John Adams, Volume 5


The Adams Papers

ADMINISTRATIVE BOARD

  • Thomas Boylston Adams
  • James Barr Ames
  • Theodore Chase
  • F. Douglas Cochrane
  • Marc Friedlaender
  • Edward C. Johnson 3d
  • Paul C. Reardon
  • Stephen T. Riley
  • Arthur J. Rosenthal

EDITORIAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE

  • Bernard Bailyn
  • David Herbert Donald
  • Robert Earle Moody
  • Ernest Samuels
  • Vernon Dale Tate
  • Gordon S. Wood
The acorn and oakleaf device on the preceding page is redrawn from a seal cut for John Quincy Adams after 1830. The motto is from Caecilius Statius as quoted by Cicero in the First Tusculan Disputation: Serit arbores quae alteri seculo prosint (“He plants trees for the benefit of later generations”).