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Adams Family Correspondence, Volume 10 (January 1794 – June 1795)

Index: Adams Family Correspondence, Volume 10, A

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

458

Opinions and Beliefs

155

United States

9

European war and

9

party politics

8

congressional debates

AFC10

6

Federalist Party

AFC10

7

Whiskey Rebellion

5

debt sequestration

AFC10

6

Democratic-Republican Party

AFC10

5

neutrality

AFC10

5

popular opinion

AFC10

5

Senate

AFC10

4

immigration

AFC10

4

Philadelphia

3

New York State

AFC10

3

political situation

AFC10

3

town meetings

AFC10

3

trade restrictions

AFC10

2

deaths of revolutionary leaders

AFC10

2

diplomatic relations

AFC10

2

government finances

AFC10

2

New England

AFC10

2

popular sovereignty

AFC10

2

prospects for

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2

regional perspectives

AFC10

1

army of

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1

attacks on Washington

AFC10

1

Boston civic feast

AFC10

1

clergy support for government of

AFC10

1

fortifications

AFC10

1

Lansdowne, Penn.

AFC10

1

leadership in

AFC10

1

political families

AFC10

1

political gossip

AFC10

1

political independence

AFC10

1

popular challenges to law

AFC10

1

popular uprisings

AFC10

1

trade and commerce

AFC10

1

Philadelphia and Lancaster Turnpike

AFC10

123

Miscellaneous

20

democratic societies

11

natural equality

11

public service

9

law of nations

8

churches, clergy, and religion

AFC10

7

health and exercise

4

agriculture

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4

stocks and speculation

AFC10

3

ambition

AFC10

3

books and reading

AFC10

3

newspaper printers

AFC10

2

education

AFC10

2

family pride

AFC10

2

jealousy and revenge

AFC10

2

land and property

AFC10

2

lawyers

AFC10

2

political rights

AFC10

2

travel

AFC10

2

weather

AFC10

1

“An Ounce of Mother Wit is worth a Pound of Clergy”

AFC10

1

corruption

AFC10

1

criminal proceedings

AFC10

1

emulation

AFC10

1

friendship

AFC10

1

greed

AFC10

1

Greek art and literature

AFC10

1

homespun

AFC10

1

intellectual pursuits

AFC10

1

liberty

AFC10

1

moderation

AFC10

1

morality

AFC10

1

passage of time

AFC10

1

power

AFC10

1

professional success

AFC10

1

retirement

AFC10

1

rural life

AFC10

1

seaweed

AFC10

1

separation from family

AFC10

1

titles in government

AFC10

1

utopia

AFC10

1

war

AFC10

2

women

AFC10

122

Individuals

12

Samuel Adams

7

Edmond Genet

6

James Sullivan

4

Jean Antoine Fauchet

AFC10

4

Susanna Hall

AFC10

5

Thomas Jefferson

4

Thomas Paine

AFC10

4

WSS

4

George Washington

AFC10

3

Aaron Burr

AFC10

3

George Cabot

AFC10

3

John Langdon

AFC10

2

Fisher Ames

AFC10

2

Benjamin Austin Jr.

AFC10

2

George Clinton

AFC10

2

John Skey Eustace

AFC10

2

Dorothy Quincy Hancock

AFC10

2

John Hancock

AFC10

2

Charles Jarvis

AFC10

2

John Jay

AFC10

2

Rufus King

AFC10

2

Henry Knox

AFC10

2

Louisa Smith

AFC10

2

Baron von Steuben

AFC10

1

Pierre Adet

AFC10

1

Benjamin Beale

AFC10

1

Anne Bingham

AFC10

1

Samuel Blair

AFC10

1

Shearjashub Bourne

AFC10

1

James Bowdoin Jr.

AFC10

1

Stephen Row Bradley

AFC10

1

James Callender

AFC10

1

William Cranch

AFC10

1

Eleanor Parke Custis

AFC10

1

Lord Daer

AFC10

1

Henry Dearborn

AFC10

1

Samuel Dexter

AFC10

1

Dorr family

AFC10

1

Jonathan Freeman Jr.

AFC10

1

Agnes Freire

AFC10

1

Elbridge Gerry

AFC10

1

Moses Gill

AFC10

1

James Greenleaf

AFC10

1

Alexander Hamilton

AFC10

1

James Kent

AFC10

1

Duc de La Rochefoucauld-Liancourt

AFC10

1

Philippe Létombe

AFC10

1

Livingston family

AFC10

1

William Lyman

AFC10

1

Blair McClenachan

AFC10

1

Humphrey Marshall

AFC10

1

G. F. de Martens

AFC10

1

Marchmont Needham

AFC10

1

Samuel Otis

AFC10

1

Daniel Roberdeau

AFC10

1

Moses Robinson

AFC10

1

Benjamin Rush

AFC10

1

James Scott

AFC10

1

Nicolaas van Staphorst

AFC10

1

James Swan

AFC10

1

Joseph Ward

AFC10

1

John Winthrop Jr.

AFC10

1

Anthony Wayne

AFC10

58

Europe

7

British actions toward U.S.

7

Europe

6

French Revolution

4

European diplomacy

AFC10

5

Netherlands

5

U.S. relations with France

3

Barbary States

AFC10

3

British treason trials

AFC10

3

French government and politics

AFC10

3

French military activities

AFC10

3

war in Europe

AFC10

2

British estates

AFC10

2

French language

AFC10

1

British attack on West Indies

AFC10

1

British restrictions on French trade

AFC10

1

church attacks in France

AFC10

1

France

AFC10

1

republicanism in Europe

AFC10

157

Relationship with Children

60

JQA

17

on JQA’s writings

12

advises JQA

6

on JQA’s career prospects

6

on JQA

4

on JQA’s letters and dispatches

AFC10

3

on JQA’s diplomatic appointment

AFC10

2

JQA seeks advice from

AFC10

2

sends books and papers to JQA

AFC10

2

separation from

AFC10

1

JQA compared to

AFC10

1

JQA on public service of

AFC10

1

JQA sends confidential correspondence to

AFC10

1

influence of on JQA’s career

AFC10

1

recommends books to JQA

AFC10

1

requests JQA arrange for publication of materials

AFC10

43

CA

13

sends books and pamphlets to CA

6

on CA’s career prospects

AFC10

5

instructs CA

4

on CA’s romantic relationships

AFC10

3

CA visits

AFC10

3

invites CA to Philadelphia

AFC10

1

CA arranges for publication of correspondence

AFC10

1

CA copies materials for

AFC10

2

on CA’s health and exercise

AFC10

1

on CA’s intellectual growth

AFC10

2

copies materials for CA

AFC10

1

confidential correspondence with CA

AFC10

1

shared political opinions

AFC10

22

TBA

4

exchanges newspapers with TBA

AFC10

3

TBA as agent for

AFC10

2

TBA’s trip to Europe and

AFC10

2

advises TBA on intellectual pursuits

AFC10

2

requests TBA purchase books

AFC10

2

separation from

AFC10

1

TBA’s furniture and

AFC10

2

TBA’s legal career and

AFC10

1

as TBA’s secretary

AFC10

1

on TBA’s social life

AFC10

1

TBA visits

AFC10

1

discusses readings with TBA

AFC10

22

Miscellaneous

10

financial support for children

5

expectations for and prospects of children

AFC10

3

advice to children

AFC10

2

separation from children

AFC10

1

corresponds with sons on natural equality

AFC10

1

seeks information from children

AFC10

10

AA2

4

sends diplomatic correspondence to

AFC10

2

AA2 desires visit from

AFC10

2

AA2 gives cloth to

AFC10

1

education of grandchildren

AFC10

1

visits in New York City

AFC10

142

Letters to

3

AA2 (1794)

AFC10

3

AA2 (1795)

AFC10

17

CA (1794)

7

CA (1795)

AFC10

14

JQA (1794)

5

JQA (1795)

AFC10

1

JQA and TBA (1794)

AFC10

1

TBA (1794)

AFC10

3

TBA (1795)

AFC10

1

WSS (1795)

AFC10

141

Public Life

88

Vice Presidency, 1789–1797

12

boredom with

7

casts tie-breaking vote

6

possible retirement from

7

duties and limits of office

AFC10

5

Jay Treaty debate and

AFC10

2

foreign ministers and

AFC10

2

franking privileges

AFC10

2

receives gifts as

AFC10

2

salary for

AFC10

2

as a “Scæne of Dulness”

AFC10

1

complimented on

AFC10

1

job seekers and

AFC10

1

possible reelection to

AFC10

2

residency in Philadelphia for

AFC10

29

Diplomatic Career

6

U.S. independence acknowledged during

5

correspondence and relationship with Vergennes

5

dispatches from

3

acquaintances in Netherlands

AFC10

2

relationship with Franklin

AFC10

1

assists prisoners of war

AFC10

1

boredom during

AFC10

2

local politics and

AFC10

1

negotiation of commercial treaty

AFC10

1

relationship with Dumas

AFC10

1

role in

AFC10

1

visits with Portuguese minister

AFC10

9

Miscellaneous

3

book dedicated to

AFC10

2

sacrifices of

AFC10

1

possible mission to Britain

AFC10

1

Perez Morton scandal and

AFC10

1

relationship with Jay

AFC10

1

resigns presidency of American Academy of Arts and Sciences

AFC10

8

Continental Congress

5

service in

AFC10

2

meets at York

AFC10

1

success of

AFC10

4

Presidency, 1797–1801

1

attacks on

AFC10

1

judicial appointments of

AFC10

1

private secretary for

AFC10

1

election to

AFC10

2

Law Career

1

clerk for

AFC10

1

training for

AFC10

1

Massachusetts

1

drafts constitution

AFC10

121

Character, Appearance, Habits, Domestic Life

19

Susanna Hall’s illness and

14

health of

15

housing arrangements for

10

depression and loneliness of

8

loss of trunk

AFC10

7

church attendance

AFC10

7

medallion of

7

religious beliefs of

AFC10

5

exercise of

AFC10

5

assists Shaw family

4

eye problems of

AFC10

5

letter writing of

3

love of rural life

AFC10

3

misses Quincy

AFC10

3

pride and vanity of

AFC10

2

age of

AFC10

1

integrity of

AFC10

1

memory of

AFC10

1

Mary Smith Gray Otis on

AFC10

1

popularity of

AFC10

122

Relationship with AA

21

sends books and papers to AA

4

AA on health of

4

AA’s health and

AFC10

3

AA seeks advice from

AFC10

2

on AA

AFC10

2

AA on government role of

AFC10

3

on AA’s letters

AFC10

1

AA advises on loneliness

AFC10

1

AA eager for letters from

AFC10

1

AA on

AFC10

1

AA sends sermon to

AFC10

1

compares JQA to AA

AFC10

112

Finances and Property

22

AA’s farm management and

20

sends flour and seeds to AA

19

sends money to AA

14

AA reports on farm management

9

purchase of land

7

farmland arrangements of

AFC10

5

purchase of church pew

AFC10

3

AA requests money from

AFC10

3

Medford property and

AFC10

3

sends goods to AA

AFC10

2

financial status of

AFC10

1

purchase of carriage

AFC10

1

rents Richmond Hill

AFC10

1

Louisa Smith on farm of

AFC10

1

taxes

AFC10

1

purchase of livestock

AFC10

94

Books and Reading

13

library at MB

5

Latin

AFC10

5

trial reports

AFC10

4

Bible

AFC10

4

on natural equality and law of nations

AFC10

3

books as gifts

AFC10

3

Horace

AFC10

3

James Kent

2

John Bennett

AFC10

2

James Callender

2

Jean Jacques Cart

AFC10

2

Francis d’Ivernois

AFC10

2

newspapers

AFC10

2

transcribes for CA

AFC10

1

William Laurence Brown

AFC10

1

John Bunyan

AFC10

1

Cicero

AFC10

1

Elizabeth Craven

AFC10

1

Daniel Defoe

AFC10

1

Demosthenes

AFC10

1

Diogenes Laërtius

AFC10

1

Timothy Dwight

AFC10

1

William Findley

AFC10

1

Frederick II

AFC10

1

French

AFC10

1

Antoine de Gébelin

AFC10

1

John Gower

AFC10

1

on health

AFC10

1

Heineccius

AFC10

1

Robert Henry

AFC10

1

Richard Johnson

AFC10

1

Vicesimus Knox

AFC10

1

for legal training

AFC10

1

John Locke

AFC10

1

Jean Louis de Lolme

AFC10

1

George Lyttelton

AFC10

1

Abbé de Mably

AFC10

1

G. F. de Martens

AFC10

1

John Milton

AFC10

1

Judah Monis

AFC10

1

Thomas Paine

AFC10

1

Peter Porcupine

AFC10

1

Plato

AFC10

1

Plutarch

AFC10

1

purchases books

AFC10

1

Abbé Raynal

AFC10

1

“Remarks on the Jacobiniad”

AFC10

1

Rolliad

AFC10

1

Samuel Rutherford

AFC10

1

Sallust

AFC10

1

Shakespeare

AFC10

1

Emanuel Swedenborg

AFC10

1

John Taylor

AFC10

1

thanksgiving day sermon

AFC10

1

Virgil

AFC10

1

Arthur Young

AFC10

94

Travels

27

plans to return to Quincy (1794)

24

plans to return to Quincy (1795)

12

to Quincy (1795)

9

to Quincy (1794)

6

to Philadelphia (1794)

AFC10

6

to Philadelphia (1795)

AFC10

2

within Europe

AFC10

2

to Paris (1782)

AFC10

2

possible visit to New York City

AFC10

1

to Europe (1778)

AFC10

1

to Europe (1779)

AFC10

1

London to Dover (1784)

AFC10

1

plans to return to Philadelphia (1795)

AFC10

89

Letters from

15

AA (1795)

1

AA2 (1794)

AFC10

9

CA (1794)

AFC10

2

CA (1795)

AFC10

8

JQA (1794)

AFC10

1

Joseph Cranch (1794)

AFC10

2

Samuel A. Otis (1794)

AFC10

9

TBA (1794)

1

TBA (1795)

AFC10

1

Thomas Welsh (1794)

AFC10

1

WSS (1795)

AFC10

48

Social Life

12

attends dinners

9

makes and receives visits

5

visits with Washingtons

AFC10

4

visits with William Cranch

AFC10

3

plans to attend female commencement

AFC10

3

visits with WSS

AFC10

2

limited by Susanna Hall’s illness

AFC10

3

in Philadelphia

2

visits orphanage in Paris

AFC10

2

visits with Genet

AFC10

1

attends church dedication

AFC10

1

attends Harvard commencement

AFC10

1

in London

AFC10

24

Letters to, from, omitted

2

From AA listed (1794)

AFC10

2

From AA listed (1795)

AFC10

1

From CA listed (1794)

AFC10

3

From JQA listed (1794)

AFC10

1

From JQA listed (1795)

AFC10

1

From Joseph Cranch listed (1795)

AFC10

1

From TBA listed (1794)

AFC10

4

To AA listed (1794)

AFC10

2

To AA listed (1795)

AFC10

3

To CA listed (1794)

AFC10

1

To CA listed (1795)

AFC10

2

To JQA listed (1794)

AFC10

1

To TBA listed (1794)

AFC10

17

Writings

9

Published

3

correspondence in newspapers

AFC10

3

1787–1788

3

Defence of the Const.

AFC10

3

1790–1791

3

Discourses on Davila

AFC10

8

Unpublished

2

Autobiography

AFC10

1

commentary on French writings on government

AFC10

1

edits correspondence for publication

AFC10

1

essay on Rousseau

AFC10

2

Letterbooks

AFC10

1

Diary

AFC10