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Adams Family Correspondence, Volume 9

Index: Adams Family Correspondence, Volume 9, A

Adams, Abigail Smith (1744–1818, wife of John, designated as AA in The Adams Papers)

214

Opinions And Beliefs

72

Individuals

6

George Washington

4

John Gardiner

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4

John Adams Smith

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3

Elbridge Gerry

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3

James Madison

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4

WSS

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4

Martha Washington

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2

Anne Bingham

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2

Edmond Genet

2

Thomas Brand Hollis

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2

Nancy Quincy Packard

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2

Elizabeth Willing Powel

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2

Polly Taylor

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1

Elizabeth Allen

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1

Benjamin Austin Jr.

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1

Samuel Breck Sr.

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1

John Briesler

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1

Samuel Chesman

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1

Angelica Schuyler Church

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1

George Clinton

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1

Lucy Cranch

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1

Ciprião Ribeiro, Chevalier de Freire

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1

Hannah Storer Green

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1

Benjamin Guild Jr.

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1

Josiah Guild

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1

Ann (Nancy) Hamilton

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1

Dr. John Jones

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1

Henry Knox

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1

Alexander McGillivray

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1

Elizabeth Cranch Norton

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1

Thomas Paine

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1

Palmer family

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1

Richard Price

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1

Abigail Bromfield Rogers

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1

Arthur St. Clair

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1

Ezra Shaw

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1

Betsy Smith

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1

Hannah Carter Smith

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1

Louisa Smith

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1

William Steuben Smith

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1

James Sullivan

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1

John Trumbull (artist)

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1

Cotton Tufts

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1

Mary Adams Turner

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1

James Warren

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63

Miscellaneous

8

servants

7

social life in New York and Philadelphia

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6

marriage and children

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5

religion

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3

Boston newspapers

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3

New York versus Philadelphia

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4

Richmond Hill

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3

Bush Hill

2

Creeks

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2

food in New York versus Massachusetts

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2

public service

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3

regional politics

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1

democracy

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1

education

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1

elected executives

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1

equality

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1

immigrants

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1

Massachusetts politics

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1

frequent moves

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1

superiority of New England

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1

nursery rhymes

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1

rotation in office

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1

scholars as merchants

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1

slavery

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1

Thanksgiving

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1

weather

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1

women and politics

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54

United States

11

Congress

7

1792 elections

7

political partisanship

5

government of

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5

government's move to Philadelphia

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4

financial policies

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3

political attacks in newspapers

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2

presidency

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2

state of

2

war with Native Americans

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1

constitutional amendments

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1

Duplaine's dismissal

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2

First Lady role

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1

relations with France

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1

vice presidency

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13

Finances

6

investment in securities versus real estate

2

speculation

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2

wealth

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1

JA's salary

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1

banks

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1

paper currency

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12

Europe

8

French Revolution

2

British residence of

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1

British climate

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1

British tradespeople

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137

Character, Appearance, Habits

10

letter-writing of

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3

weight of

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2

friendship with Martha Washington

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2

medical treatments of

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1

as “Autocratrix of the United States”

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1

wants news from Braintree

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1

child named for

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1

depression of

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1

friendship with Hannah Green

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1

influence of grandmother on

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1

medical advice of

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1

menopause

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1

Elizabeth Shaw on

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1

WSS on

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1

thoughtfulness of

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1

writing implements of

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122

Household Management

33

oversees household moves

14

manages Old House

14

sends and receives household goods

13

investments of

8

servants of

6

oversees Philadelphia household

4

land purchases of

2

JA's salary and

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2

oversees New York household

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1

rose bushes of

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1

attempted thefts and

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96

Letters From

1

AA2 (1790)

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1

AA2 (1791)

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3

AA2 (1792)

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1

AA2 (1793)

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5

CA (1792)

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2

Cotton Tufts (1790)

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2

Cotton Tufts (1791)

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3

Elizabeth Smith Shaw (1790)

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2

Elizabeth Smith Shaw (1791)

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2

Elizabeth Smith Shaw (1792)

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2

Elizabeth Smith Shaw (1793)

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1

Hannah Quincy Lincoln Storer (1793)

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8

JA (1792)

20

JA (1793)

5

JQA (1790)

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1

JQA (1792)

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1

Martha Washington (1790)

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3

Martha Washington (1791)

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1

Mary Palmer (1790)

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7

Mary Smith Cranch (1790)

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4

Mary Smith Cranch (1791)

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1

Mary Smith Cranch (1792)

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1

Mary Smith Gray Otis (1792)

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1

Rebecca Leppington (1790)

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1

Samuel Magaw, James Hutchinson, Jonathan Williams, and John Vaughan (1791)

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6

TBA (1792)

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10

TBA (1793)

1

Thomas Brand Hollis (1790)

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87

Letters To

2

AA2 (1790)

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3

AA2 (1791)

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1

AA2 (1792)

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2

AA2 (1793)

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1

Abigail Bromfield Rogers (1790)

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7

Cotton Tufts (1790)

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3

Cotton Tufts (1791)

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1

Elizabeth Smith Shaw (1791)

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1

Hannah Quincy Lincoln Storer (1790)

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4

JA (1792)

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12

JA (1793)

6

JQA (1790)

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3

JQA (1791)

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3

JQA (1792)

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1

JQA (1793)

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1

Lucy Ludwell Paradise (1790)

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1

Martha Washington (1791)

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20

Mary Smith Cranch (1790)

6

Mary Smith Cranch (1791)

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5

Mary Smith Cranch (1792)

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1

Susanna Clarke Copley (1792)

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1

Thomas Brand Hollis (1790)

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1

Thomas Welsh (1792)

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1

WSS (1791)

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83

Relationship With Children

28

JQA

10

advises JQA on life and career

8

JQA as secretary for

3

on JQA as Columbus

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2

visits with JQA

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1

JQA manages finances for

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1

JQA's gratitude toward

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1

anxiety about JQA

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1

sends books to JQA

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1

separation from JQA

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26

AA2

9

separation from with move to Philadelphia

7

separation from with AA2's trip to England

2

AA2's pregnancies

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2

AA2 visits

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2

forwards material to WSS

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1

AA2 as secretary for

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1

AA2 purchases china for

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1

advises on AA2's social activities

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1

separation from with Quincy residency

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13

TBA

3

sends goods to TBA

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2

TBA's success at Harvard and

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3

advises TBA on career

2

concern for TBA's health

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1

TBA's possible trip to England with Smiths

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1

delay in TBA's arrival and

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1

invites TBA to stay in Quincy

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12

Miscellaneous

9

financial support for

2

separation from

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1

careers of

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4

CA

2

sends goods to CA

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1

on CA

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1

wants CA to visit Philadelphia

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79

Travels

10

unable to summer in Braintree

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9

to Braintree

7

to Philadelphia

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5

to Europe

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3

to and around New York

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2

remains in Braintree

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2

to Haverhill

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2

to The Hyde

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1

ocean crossings

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1

to Passaic Falls

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67

Social Life

13

in Philadelphia

13

hosts and attends dinners

6

in Boston

7

engagements with Washingtons

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4

visits of

3

attends assemblies

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3

in England

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4

in New York

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2

with Creeks

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2

missed in Philadelphia

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2

status of at public events

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1

attends balloon flights

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2

attends Congress

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1

attends memorial for Franklin

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1

attends theater

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1

illness limits

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1

in Quincy

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1

riding

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57

Relationship with JA

17

separation from

16

correspondence with

8

office seekers appeal to

3

on JA's character and public service

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3

conflict over investment strategy

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3

household management and

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1

JA endorses letters of

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1

JA seeks medical help for

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1

JA sends newspapers to

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1

quotes JA in letter

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1

on relationship

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1

requests portrait of JA's mother

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1

sends trunk to JA

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45

Domestic Life

10

charity of

4

church attendance

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5

as grandmother

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5

receives portraits and artwork

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3

assists Cranches

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3

sends gifts to family members

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2

concern for ill family members

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2

death of children

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3

remains in Quincy

1

may board with Cranches

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1

compares homes

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1

hosts grandson

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1

desires to leave New York

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1

pets of

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1

receives requests for assistance

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1

requests rose water

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1

as wife

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37

Letters to, from, omitted

1

from Benjamin Waterhouse listed (1783)

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1

from Charity Smith listed (1789)

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1

from Cotton Tufts listed (1790)

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1

from Elizabeth Palmer Cranch listed (1792)

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1

from Elizabeth Smith Shaw listed (1780)

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1

from Elizabeth Smith Shaw listed (1785)

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1

from George and Martha Washington listed (1790)

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1

from Hannah Hunt Jeffries listed (1790)

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1

from Hannah Storer Green listed (1790)

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1

from JA listed (1776)

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1

from JA listed (1792)

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2

from JA listed (1793)

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1

from JQA listed (1791)

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1

from JQA listed (1792)

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1

from JQA listed (1793)

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1

from James Lovell listed (1779)

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1

from Lucy Ludwell Paradise listed (1790)

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1

from Mary Smith Cranch listed (1790)

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1

from Mary Smith Cranch listed (1791)

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1

from Mercy Otis Warren listed (1775)

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1

from Rebecca Leppington Hurd listed (1790)

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1

from Thomas Lee Shippen listed (1791)

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1

from William Cranch listed (1790)

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1

to Cotton Tufts listed (1790)

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1

to Cotton Tufts listed (1792)

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1

to JA listed (1793)

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1

to JQA listed (1790)

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2

to JQA listed (1792)

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1

to JQA listed (1793)

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2

to Mary Smith Cranch listed (1790)

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1

to Mary Smith Cranch listed (1791)

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1

to Sarah Cobb and Robert Treat Paine listed (1793)

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1

to Unknown listed (1790)

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1

to William Cranch listed (1793)

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31

Books And Reading

7

newspapers

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5

Bible

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4

Fiejóo

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4

Shakespeare

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2

Edmund Burke

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1

Aesop

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1

Milton

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1

Otway

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1

Pope

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1

Prior

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1

Sterne

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1

Jonathan Swift

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1

Isaac Watts

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1

Webster

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12

Writings

7

Letters, ed. CFA, 1848

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4

edits correspondence before sending

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1

account of voyage from England to U.S.

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