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Adams Family Correspondence, Volume 9

Index: Adams Family Correspondence, Volume 9, A

Adams, John (1735–1826, designated as JA in The Adams Papers)

142

Opinions and Beliefs

40

Individuals

5

Edmond Genet

4

Thomas Jefferson

3

Benjamin Franklin

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3

Thomas Paine

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2

George Clinton

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2

Louis XVI

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2

James Otis Jr.

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2

John Adams Smith

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3

WSS

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2

James Sullivan

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2

George Washington

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1

Samuel Adams

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1

Marquis de Condorcet

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1

Richard Cranch

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1

Alexander Hamilton

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1

John Hancock

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1

Samuel Osgood

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1

Richard Price

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1

Rev. Joseph Priestley

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1

Noah Webster

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1

Thomas Welsh

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10

politics and politicians

8

newspapers

7

political parties

5

agriculture

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5

governmental structure

5

U.S. foreign relations

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4

1792 elections

4

public life and service

3

land

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3

prospects for U.S.

2

American people

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2

education

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2

elected government

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2

European war

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2

lawyers

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2

Philadelphia

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2

popular opinion

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1

attacks on Washington

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1

banks

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1

Boston churches

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1

congressional move to Philadelphia

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1

English Revolution

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1

fame versus principles

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1

freedom of the press

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1

honor and integrity

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1

inheritance of character traits

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1

mob activities

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1

New York State

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1

political philosophy of

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1

reelection

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2

speculation

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1

Virginia

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1

yellow fever epidemic

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1

Constitution

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145

Public Life

116

Vice Presidency, 1789–1797

11

patronage sought from

10

attacks on

7

presides over Senate

6

casts tie-breaking votes

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7

insignificance of office

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4

franking privileges

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4

popularity of

6

salary for

4

service during

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3

as commissioner of sinking fund

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3

Genet and

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2

accused of being monarchist

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2

Hancock and

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2

public appointment for WSS and

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2

reputation of

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2

Residence Act and

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1

as commissioner to oversee loans

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1

counts electoral votes

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1

election to (1789)

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1

Neutrality Proclamation and

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1

petitions to

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1

presence desired in Philadelphia

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1

recommendations for consular positions

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1

relationship with Washington

AFC09

1

replies to Washington's speech

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1

titles for government officials and

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9

Miscellaneous

3

election to American Philosophical Society

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2

conflict with Jarvis

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2

sacrifices for

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1

as president of American Academy of Arts and Sciences

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1

possible retirement of

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8

Law Career

2

admission to bar

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2

early years of

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1

clerks for

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1

Gridley sponsors

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1

legal battle with Shearjashub Bourne

AFC09

1

Prat advises on

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3

Continental Congress

2

service in

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1

attendance at

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3

Joint Commission at Paris, 1777–1779

2

meets Genets during

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1

relationship with Louis XVI

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2

Minister to Great Britain, 1785–1788

1

meets with British merchants

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1

secretary for

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2

Presidency, 1797–1801

1

election to

AFC09

1

mentioned

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1

Joint Commission to Negotiate Anglo-American Peace, 1781–1783

1

meets George Hammond during

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1

Minister to the Netherlands, 1782–1788

1

assists Weems in ordination

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106

Relationship With Children

41

JQA

16

advises JQA on career and politics

4

on Columbus

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4

effect on JQA of public service of

3

on JQA

AFC09

3

JQA manages accounts and properties of

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3

JQA’s political opinions and

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2

on JQA’s first case

AFC09

1

JQA on

AFC09

1

JQA’s gratitude toward

AFC09

1

JQA’s writings and

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1

advises JQA on reading

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1

advises JQA on stabling of horse

AFC09

1

visits with JQA

AFC09

23

Miscellaneous

18

financial support for

3

separation from

AFC09

1

compares sons to WSS

AFC09

1

expectations for

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19

CA

4

CA’s legal career and

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4

on CA

AFC09

3

supplies money for law books

AFC09

2

on CA’s work habits

AFC09

2

visits with CA

AFC09

1

CA conducts business for

AFC09

1

CA upset with letter of

AFC09

1

advises CA on politics

AFC09

1

compliments CA’s correspondence

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12

TBA

4

TBA as agent for

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3

TBA’s career plans and

AFC09

1

on TBA

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1

TBA’s attitude toward Braintree and

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1

TBA’s possible visit to England

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1

TBA’s study habits and

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1

carries letter to TBA

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11

AA2

3

forwards WSS’s letters

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4

WSS’s career and

2

AA2’s separation from WSS and

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1

protection for

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1

visits in New York

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83

Travels

20

to Philadelphia (1792)

15

to Massachusetts (1793)

10

to Philadelphia (1793)

8

to Philadelphia (1790)

6

plans during congressional recess (1791)

5

plans during congressional recess (1790)

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3

to New England with Washington (1789)

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3

to Philadelphia (1791)

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3

plans during congressional recess (1792)

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3

to Massachusetts (1792)

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1

to England

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1

within the English countryside (1787)

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1

to France

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1

to The Hyde (1786)

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1

to New York City (1789)

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1

to New York City (1792)

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1

to New York City (1793)

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85

Character, Appearance, Habits, Domestic Life

19

housing in Philadelphia

12

boards with Otises

5

move to Philadelphia

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3

character of

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2

age of

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2

church attendance

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3

as grandfather

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2

wigs and

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1

discusses Mary Adams’ marriage

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1

cigar smoking

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1

collects mail

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1

delivers painting to Washington

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1

depression of

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1

prefers life on farm

AFC09

2

letter-writing of

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1

study habits

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1

trunk arrives in Philadelphia

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1

offers wine to Cranches

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1

requests portrait of Washingtons

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63

Letters To

8

AA (1792)

20

AA (1793)

1

AA2 (1790)

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2

AA2 (1792)

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1

AA2 (1793)

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1

CA (1790)

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4

CA (1792)

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6

CA (1793)

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9

JQA (1790)

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4

JQA (1792)

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4

JQA (1793)

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1

Thomas Welsh (1790)

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2

WSS (1791)

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53

Finances and Property

13

salary of

5

Court Street house

5

Cotton Tufts manages

4

land purchases of

3

accounts and debts of

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3

Old House

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2

carriage of

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2

church pew

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2

concern for

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2

expenses of

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4

prefers investments in land to securities

1

bank notes and

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1

borrows stone roller

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1

coupons on Dutch loan

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1

lack of money limits travel options

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1

prepares for retirement

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1

rent on properties of

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1

needs team for plowing

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1

wages for farmhands

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54

Writings

12

Published

4

Publicola misattributed to

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2

suggested publication of letters of

AFC09

1

attacks on

AFC09

1

influence of in 1792 presidential election

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1

influence on French constitution

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1

newspaper support for

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1

summary of

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1

Works of John Adams

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11

1787

11

Defence of the Const.

4

1775

4

Novanglus letters

2

in Almon’s Remembrancer

AFC09

2

in Boston Gazette

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3

1765

3

“A Dissertation on the Canon and the Feudal Law”

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3

1790–1791

3

Discourses on Davila

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3

Unpublished

2

letters to Calkoen

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1

Autobiography

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2

1763

2

Humphrey Ploughjogger letters in Boston Evening Post

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2

1763

2

“U” letters in Boston Gazette

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2

1766

2

“Earl of Clarendon to William Pym” in Boston Gazette

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2

1767

2

“Governor Winthrop to Governor Bradford” in Boston Gazette

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2

1773

2

“The Independence of Judges” in Boston Gazette

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2

1776

2

Thoughts on Government

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2

1782

2

“Letters from a Distinguished American”

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2

1782

2

“Memorial to the Sovereigns of Europe”

AFC09

2

Diary and Autobiography

AFC09

47

Letters From

4

AA (1792)

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12

AA (1793)

1

AA2 (1791)

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1

AA2 (1792)

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3

CA (1792)

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9

CA (1793)

1

Cotton Tufts (1791)

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3

JQA (1790)

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2

JQA (1792)

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1

JQA (1793)

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1

Richard Cranch (1792)

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3

TBA (1792)

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3

TBA (1793)

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2

WSS (1791)

AFC09

1

WSS (1792)

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44

Relationship with AA

17

separation from

16

correspondence with

2

AA on

AFC09

2

conflicts with

AFC09

1

AA quotes

AFC09

1

AA requests portrait for

AFC09

1

AA sends trunk to

AFC09

1

endorses AA's letters

AFC09

1

seeks medical help for AA

AFC09

1

as secretary for AA

AFC09

1

sends newspapers to AA

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35

Books and Reading

5

library at MB

AFC09

3

law library of

AFC09

2

Hannah Adams

AFC09

2

Horace

AFC09

2

sends to Rev. Joseph Priestley

AFC09

1

almanacs

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1

Bible

AFC09

1

book dedicated to

AFC09

1

Caraffa

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1

classical authors

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1

Nathaniel Cotton

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1

Davila

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1

The Echo

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1

on English Revolution and Civil War

AFC09

1

Farmer

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1

Junius

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1

leaves in Quincy

AFC09

1

for legal training

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1

Le Sage

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1

Machiavelli

AFC09

1

Marchamont Needham

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1

newspapers

AFC09

1

for pleasure

AFC09

1

Thomas Prince

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1

Scottish writers

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1

Adam Smith

AFC09

28

Letters to, from, omitted

1

from AA listed (1793)

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1

from CA listed (1792)

AFC09

1

from CA listed (1793)

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1

from George and Martha Washington listed (1790)

AFC09

1

from JQA listed (1790)

AFC09

1

from JQA listed (1792)

AFC09

1

from Richard Cranch listed (1792)

AFC09

1

from TBA listed (1792)

AFC09

1

from TBA listed (1793)

AFC09

1

from Thomas Welsh listed (1790)

AFC09

1

to AA listed (1776)

AFC09

1

to AA listed (1792)

AFC09

2

to AA listed (1793)

AFC09

1

to CA listed (1792)

AFC09

1

to CA listed (1793)

AFC09

1

to Cotton Tufts listed (1777)

AFC09

1

to Cotton Tufts listed (1790)

AFC09

1

to Cotton Tufts listed (1792)

AFC09

2

to JQA listed (1790)

AFC09

1

to JQA listed (1792)

AFC09

2

to JQA listed (1793)

AFC09

1

to Richard Cranch listed (1781)

AFC09

1

to Sarah Cobb and Robert Treat Paine listed (1793)

AFC09

1

to TBA listed (1793)

AFC09

1

to Thomas Welsh listed (1790)

AFC09

17

Social Life

8

in Philadelphia

4

visits of

AFC09

3

in England

AFC09

1

attends memorial for Franklin

AFC09

1

engagements en route to Philadelphia

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