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

Index: Adams Family Correspondence, Volume 8, S

Smith, William Stephens (1755–1816, husband of Abigail Adams 2d, designated as WSS in The Adams Papers)

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Travels

14

to U.S. (1788)

11

to and from Portugal

7

moves to Long Island

5

visits Braintree

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4

arrives in New York

2

moves to New York

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2

visits Halifax en route to U.S.

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2

visits Jamaica, Long Island

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2

visits New York City

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2

possible visit to Mass.

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arrives in England (1785)

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1

moves to private lodgings

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visits family on Long Island

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41

Relationship with Adamses

11

as AA's secy.

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5

pays AA on Jefferson's behalf

3

AA on

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3

as JA's secy.

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3

escorts AA to Mass.

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2

AA's purchases and

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2

encourages AA to visit New York

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1

JA on

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JA visits

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1

advises AA on move to New York

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1

congratulates Adamses on arrival in Boston

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2

guides CA in choice of friends

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3

lives with Adamses

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1

plans to meet JA en route to New York

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1

reports to JA on election as vice president

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1

returns JA's clothing

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33

Correspondence

11

with JA

8

with AA2

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3

with Caroline Smith

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2

with Richard Harrison

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2

with Jefferson

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1

with AA

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1

with John Brown Cutting

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1

with William Duer

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1

with David Hartley

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1

with John Jay

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1

with William Short

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1

with Belinda Smith

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31

Public Service

16

mission to Portugal

3

attends Spanish court

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3

career prospects of

2

commission as secy. expires

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2

diplomatic status unclear

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2

military service of

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1

attempts to stop counterfeiting scheme

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possible appointment as minister to Portugal

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1

as secy. to U.S. legation in Britain

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21

mentioned

13

Social Life

9

socializes in New York City

2

dines with diplomats in Spain

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1

dines with lieutenant governor of Nova Scotia

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1

John Temple snubs

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8

health of

10

Relationship with AA2

2

AA2 on

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marriage of

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1

on AA2

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1

AA2 hopes JQA will meet

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1

birth of John Adams Smith

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2

birth of William Steuben Smith

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1

separation from AA2

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8

Letters To

1

AA (1787)

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1

AA (1788)

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1

AA (1789)

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3

AA2 (1787)

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1

JA (1788)

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1

JA (1789)

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4

family of

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3

Washington and

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3

letters to AA2 listed (1787)

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2

Barclay and

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2

Jefferson and

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2

portrait of

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2

Sullivan draws bill on

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2

Letters From

1

AA (1787)

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JA (1788)

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1

on Amer. fondness for European goods

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1

appearance of

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dress of

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farm of

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on New York

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1

paraphrases Shakespeare

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on political climate in U.S.

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1

residence of in U.S.

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1

on salaries of U.S. diplomats in Europe

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1

son named for

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1

Mercy Warren invites to visit

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1

letter to AA listed (1787)

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