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Adams Family Correspondence, Volume 8 (March 1787 — December 1789)

Index: Adams Family Correspondence, Volume 8, A

Adams, Abigail, 2d (Nabby, Amelia, 1765–1813, daughter of AA and JA, wife of William Stephens Smith, designated as AA2 in The Adams Papers)

83

Opinions and Beliefs

6

U.S. Constitution

3

Europe

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3

WSS

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3

WSS’s family

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3

William Steuben Smith

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2

friendships

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2

Henry Knox

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3

Lucy Knox

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2

legal profession

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2

William Vans Murray

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2

self-interest in politics

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2

Elizabeth Temple

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2

John Temple

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1

CA

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1

Adams brothers

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1

artists in U.S.

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1

Mary Barclay

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1

Thomas Barclay

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1

Boston

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1

Marquise de Bréhan

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1

Bernardo del Campo

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1

Edward Church

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1

George Clinton family

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1

compares Brit. and U.S. weather

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1

Continental Congress

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1

John Brown Cutting

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1

Europe as “Vortex of dissipation”

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1

extravagance

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1

fame and reputation

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1

foreign service

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1

Don Diego de Gardoqui

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1

Elbridge Gerry

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1

Moses Gill

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1

Christina Griffin

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1

Cyrus Griffin

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1

Halifax

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1

John Hancock

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1

John Jay

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1

Sarah Jay

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1

Jefferson’s daughters

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1

letter-writing

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1

marriage

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1

moral development of college students

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1

Comte de Moustier

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1

John Paradise

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1

Lucy Paradise

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1

passengers on trip to U.S.

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1

political debates

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1

pregnancy

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1

John and Jane Rucker

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1

satire

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1

Rebecca Sears

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1

shipboard conversation

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1

WSS’s career prospects

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1

George Staunton

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1

Deborah Stewart

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1

Hannah Thomson

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1

transatlantic crossings

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1

U.S. government location

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1

U.S. government members

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1

U.S. government’s provisions for its ministers

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89

Domestic Life

16

birth of William Steuben Smith

11

pregnancy of

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11

moves to Long Island

8

birth of John Adams Smith

7

lives at Richmond Hill with Adamses

4

nurses children

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3

family of

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6

as mother

2

prepares mourning outfit

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2

riding

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3

separation from family

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4

Royall Tyler and

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1

AA buys fabric for

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1

AA sends furniture to

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1

concern for CA

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1

as bridesmaid

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1

John Cranch requests news of Cranch family in U.S. from

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1

marriage of

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1

moves to private lodgings

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1

sewing

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1

William Smith carries packages for

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1

WSS’s family and

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1

Vt. land and

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1

visits Jamaica, Long Island

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71

Relationship with Parents

14

as AA’s secy.

13

correspondence with AA

7

on possible positions for JA

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7

visits with

6

dockets AA’s correspondence

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6

on JA’s service to U.S. and possible retirement

4

separation from

2

AA and JA’s move to New York and

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2

on JA’s possible influence on Congress

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2

carries letters for AA

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2

correspondence with AA and JA

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1

on AA

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1

on JA’s advice

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1

as JA’s secy.

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1

concern for arrival of AA and JA in Boston

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1

correspondence with JA

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1

reads AA’s mail

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47

Character, Appearance, Habits

6

health of after birth of William Steuben Smith

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4

portraits of

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3

Mary Cranch on

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2

AA on

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2

clothing of

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2

William Steuben Smith compared to

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1

compared to CA

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1

insight of

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2

letter-writing of

1

nicknames of

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1

Mercy Warren on

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48

Travels

16

visits English countryside (1787)

10

to U.S. (1788)

5

plans to return to U.S.

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5

possible visit to Mass.

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4

arrives in New York

2

visits Braintree (1789)

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2

visits Halifax

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1

to England (1784)

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1

limited by pregnancy

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1

visits Bath (1787)

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1

visits the Hyde (1787)

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36

Relationship with JQA

21

correspondence with

6

JQA visits in New York

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5

on JQA’s career prospects

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2

on JQA’s romantic interests

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2

on JQA’s health

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27

Social Life

9

visits and dinners in New York City

4

possible family visits

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3

on Long Island

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3

socializes with Washingtons

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3

visits Cranch family in England

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2

visits Jamaica, Long Island

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1

at Bath

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1

visits with Martha Jefferson in France

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1

Mercy Warren invites to visit

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18

Writings

17

Journal and Correspondence

1

uses cipher in letter to WSS

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16

Letters To

5

AA (1788)

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1

Elizabeth Cranch (1787)

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1

Elizabeth Cranch (1789)

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1

JA (1788)

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1

JQA (1787)

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4

JQA (1788)

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1

JQA (1789)

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1

Lucy Cranch (1787)

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1

William Smith (1788)

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10

Letters From

5

AA (1788)

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2

JA (1788)

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3

WSS (1787)

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6

Letters to, from, omitted

1

from Thomas Jefferson listed (1787)

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3

from WSS listed (1787)

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1

to Hannah Carter Smith listed (1789)

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1

to Thomas Jefferson listed (1787)

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3

Books and Reading

1

American Magazine

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1

Bible

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1

Hannah More

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