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Browsing: Adams Family Correspondence, Volume 6


This foot note contained in document ADMS-04-06-02-0066
9. JA was familiar with Dr. Richard Price's economic and political writings at least from 1778 (JA, Papers , 7:361–362; JA to Price, 8 April 1785, LbC , Adams Papers), and AA quoted from his moral writings with approval in 1783 (to JA , 19 Oct., above), but they apparently first met him upon moving to England in 1785. They became good friends of the liberal dissenting preacher, and worshiped regularly at Hackney, much to AA 's satisfaction, until their return to America in 1788 (JA, Diary and Autobiography , 3:188, 203, 215).