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

Index: Adams Family Correspondence, Volume 10, A

Adams, John Quincy (1767–1848, son of AA and JA, designated as JQA in The Adams Papers)

156

Relationship with Parents

32

correspondence with JA

14

as agent for parents

11

as AA’s secretary

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9

correspondence with

8

JA advises on diplomatic career

7

AA on

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7

separation from

6

sends goods to AA

6

JA on

5

carries letters for parents

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3

JA on prospects of

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2

AA sends items to

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2

JA discusses natural equality with

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2

JA sends books and papers to

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2

JA’s influence on

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2

on JA’s public career

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2

seeks advice from JA

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1

JA advises on public activities

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1

JA advises on writing

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1

JA recommends books to

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JA seeks publication help from

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1

JA’s expectations for

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fails to visit AA

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reads JA’s correspondence

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162

Public Life

116

Diplomacy, 1794–1797, Minister to the Netherlands

21

TBA as secretary for

20

dispatches of

13

French occupation affects

12

appointment to

6

instructions for

6

preparation for

5

duration of

4

Dutch loan managed by

4

reception of

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3

letters of introduction

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3

U.S. diplomats and

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2

commission for

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2

duplicates letters

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2

Dutch political situation and

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2

newspaper attacks on

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4

attitude toward

1

lack of information for

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1

neutrality of

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1

salary for

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1

ship seizure and

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1

standing of in Netherlands

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1

title and address for

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1

U.S. legation sale and

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35

Law Career

12

progress of

5

at Court of Common Pleas

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5

diplomatic appointment affects

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4

JA on

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3

at Supreme Judicial Court

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3

TBA may take over

2

at Court of General Sessions

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as possible U.S. attorney

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5

Miscellaneous

2

prospects for

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political ambitions of

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2

possible political appointments for

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6

Boston

4

town meetings and

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1

activities in

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1

theater debate and

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119

Opinions and Beliefs

45

Europe

7

Dutch politics

8

French occupation of Netherlands

5

French Revolution

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4

news and visits from U.S.

3

British attacks on shipping

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3

war in Europe

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2

Batavian Revolution

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2

Dutch government

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2

Dutch people

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1

arts and sciences in Europe

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1

British government

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1

British politics

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1

Dutch love of money

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1

Dutch women

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1

French military victories

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1

French people

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1

French refugees

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1

mission to Netherlands

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30

United States

6

U.S. involvement in European war

4

democratic societies

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2

Boston town meeting

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2

Democratic-Republican Party

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2

European influence in U.S.

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2

Jay Treaty

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2

U.S. government

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1

Boston civic feast

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1

Federalist Party

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1

Massachusetts gubernatorial election

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1

United States

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1

U.S. political tensions

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1

U.S. prosperity

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1

U.S. relations with France

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1

U.S. trade embargo

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2

Whiskey Rebellion

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23

Individuals

2

Abbé Sieyès

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2

Comte de Vergennes

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1

Samuel Adams

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1

Thomas Adams

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1

Thomas Boylston

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1

Breck sisters

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1

Mary and Elizabeth Copley

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1

Benjamin Franklin

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1

Mary Hallowell

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1

George Hammond

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1

William Jackson

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1

Charles Jarvis

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1

Jean Luzac

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1

Perez Morton

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1

Charles Pichegru

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1

Anna Dumas Senserff

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1

Charity Smith Shaw

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1

John Shaw

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1

Nicolaas van Staphorst

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1

James Sullivan

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1

Tilly Whitcomb

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21

Miscellaneous

5

public service

2

marriage and family

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2

transatlantic crossings

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1

debt sequestration

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1

diplomats and diplomacy

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1

hereditary government

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1

oratory

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1

popular attitudes

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1

public opinion

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1

“Remarks on the Jacobiniad”

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1

Rolliad

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1

servants

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2

theater

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1

tobacco tax

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83

Travels

10

to Netherlands from England (1794)

9

planned to Europe (1794)

9

to Philadelphia (1794)

6

returns to Boston (1794)

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2

to Europe (1779)

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2

London to Dover (1784)

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1

to Europe (1778)

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1

to Netherlands (1781)

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1

returns to U.S. (1801)

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77

Writings

59

Published

34

1793: Columbus

12

JA on

7

republication of

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5

AA on

2

Americanus responds to

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2

George Cabot on

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3

public response to

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1

AA sends to CA

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1

JQA’s political career and

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1

motives for writing

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22

1793–1794: Barneveld

8

JA on

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5

AA on

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3

motives for writing

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3

relationship with James Sullivan and

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1

publication of

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2

public response to

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3

letters of in newspapers

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13

Diary

4

on social activities

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1

on TBA’s housing

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1

book sales reported on

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1

on Boston town meeting

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2

on diplomatic appointment

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1

on legal cases

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1

letter’s receipt reported in

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1

luggage’s receipt reported in

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1

digital publication of

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3

Unpublished

2

merchants’ petition to Congress

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1

inventory of books

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2

Letterbooks

1

mentioned

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1

described

68

Character, Appearance, Habits, Domestic Life

7

foreign-language skills of

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8

portrait of

1

illustration

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8

romantic relationships of

6

health of

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5

letter writing of

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6

vanity and

4

financial assistance for Shaws

3

servants of

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3

ambition of

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2

luggage of

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1

boards with Welshes

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1

career anxiety of

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1

compared to AA

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1

dress of

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1

friendship with Samuel Cooper

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1

happiness of

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1

investments of

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1

letters from U.S. desired by

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1

“literary reputation” of

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1

marriage of

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1

prudence of

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1

public service commitment of

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1

schedule for

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1

Elizabeth Shaw on

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1

as uncle

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1

Martha Washington on

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35

Social Life

7

in London

6

visits Quincy

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5

visits in Netherlands

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4

attends theater

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3

in Philadelphia

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2

attends book sales

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2

Chickasaw delegation and

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2

in The Hague

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2

wedding visits

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1

dines with ship captain

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1

visits New York City

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30

Letters from

3

AA (1794)

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4

AA (1795)

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1

CA (1794)

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1

CA (1795)

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1

Elizabeth Smith Shaw (1794)

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15

JA (1794)

4

JA (1795)

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1

JA and AA (1795)

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29

Letters to

6

AA (1794)

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5

AA (1795)

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1

AA2 (1794)

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1

AA2 (1795)

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2

CA (1794)

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2

CA (1795)

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8

JA (1794)

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4

TBA (1794)

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26

Books and Reading

6

purchases books

4

library at MQA

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2

Latin

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2

“Remarks on the Jacobiniad”

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1

William Collins

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1

French Revolution pamphlet

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1

Junius

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1

for legal career

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1

Lucan

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1

Phaedrus

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1

Peter Pindar

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1

Alexander Pope

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1

Racine

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1

Shakespeare

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1

Suetonius

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1

Turgot

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23

Relationship with Siblings

5

as agent for CA

5

correspondence with CA

4

exchange newspapers

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3

TBA as European companion of

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3

correspondence with AA2

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1

CA carries letter for

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1

correspondence with TBA

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1

separation from

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12

Letters to, from, omitted

1

From AA listed (1794)

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1

From AA listed (1795)

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2

From JA listed (1794)

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2

To AA listed (1794)

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3

To JA listed (1794)

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1

To JA listed (1795)

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1

To TBA listed (1795)

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1

To WSS listed (1795)

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7

Education

3

in Europe

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2

Harvard classmates of

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2

for legal career

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6

Mentioned

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