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Adams Family Correspondence, Volume 11 (July 1795 – February 1797)

Index: Adams Family Correspondence, Volume 11, A

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

437

Opinions and Beliefs

191

United States

16

House of Representatives

15

Congress

14

partisanship in U.S.

14

French attitudes toward and influence on U.S.

10

Democratic-Republican Party

9

elections

8

Senate

AFC11

7

Constitution

AFC11

7

state of U.S.

6

European influence on U.S.

5

British attitudes toward and influence on U.S.

AFC11

4

Boston politics

AFC11

4

Massachusetts politics and government

3

Adet-Pickering correspondence

AFC11

3

Pennsylvania politics and government

AFC11

3

Supreme Court

AFC11

3

U.S. government and public affairs

AFC11

3

U.S. people

AFC11

4

Virginia politics and government

AFC11

3

war and peace in U.S.

AFC11

3

Washington administration

3

G. Washington’s birthday celebration

AFC11

2

Federalist Party

AFC11

2

New York politics and government

AFC11

2

prices in U.S.

AFC11

2

southern politics

AFC11

2

U.S. neutrality

AFC11

2

U.S. relations with France

AFC11

2

vice presidency

AFC11

1

Algerian-American treaty

AFC11

1

“the rising Country of the World”

AFC11

1

possible embargo

AFC11

1

executive power

AFC11

1

foreign political participation in U.S.

AFC11

1

New Hampshire politics and government

AFC11

1

Pinckney’s Treaty

AFC11

1

U.S. financial crisis

AFC11

1

“The Waggon is fast in the Mire”

AFC11

146

Individuals

12

G. Washington

7

Samuel Adams

AFC11

6

T. McKean

AFC11

6

E. Randolph

AFC11

5

A. Hamilton

AFC11

5

J. Jay

AFC11

5

T. Jefferson

AFC11

5

J. Rutledge

AFC11

3

E. Gerry

AFC11

3

J. Madison

AFC11

3

G. Walton

AFC11

2

Mr. Billings

AFC11

2

G. Cabot

AFC11

2

G. Clinton

AFC11

2

J. Ewing

AFC11

2

B. Franklin

AFC11

3

J. Greenleaf

AFC11

2

J. Luzac

AFC11

2

J. Monroe

AFC11

2

S. Osgood

AFC11

2

T. Paine (author)

AFC11

2

Josiah Quincy III

AFC11

2

Quincy family

AFC11

2

J. Varnum

AFC11

2

James Warren

AFC11

2

M. Washington

AFC11

1

Peter Adams

AFC11

1

SSA

AFC11

1

P. Adet

AFC11

1

F. Ames

AFC11

1

B. Bache

AFC11

1

A. Baldwin

AFC11

1

E. Bancroft

AFC11

1

A. Bingham

AFC11

1

R. Blodget

AFC11

1

J. Bollman

AFC11

1

A. Campbell

AFC11

1

S. Chase

AFC11

1

T. Coxe

AFC11

2

J. Cranch

AFC11

1

Richard Cranch

AFC11

1

H. Dearborn

AFC11

1

C. W. F. Dumas

AFC11

1

O. Ellsworth

AFC11

1

A. Gallatin

AFC11

1

George III

AFC11

1

W. B. Giles

AFC11

1

J. Henry

AFC11

1

E. Jackson

AFC11

1

W. Jackson

AFC11

1

F. Kitt

AFC11

1

G. de Lafayette

AFC11

1

Marquis de Lafayette

AFC11

1

W. Langworthy

AFC11

1

E. Livingston

AFC11

1

W. Lyman

AFC11

1

D. Madison

AFC11

1

John Marshall

AFC11

1

T. Mifflin

AFC11

1

A. Payne

AFC11

1

M. Payne

AFC11

1

E. Perkins

AFC11

1

T. Pinckney

AFC11

1

Norton Quincy

AFC11

1

D. Rittenhouse

AFC11

1

B. Rush

AFC11

1

R. Rutherford

AFC11

1

F. de St. Hilaire

AFC11

1

Caroline Smith

AFC11

1

Louisa Smith

AFC11

1

WSS

AFC11

1

Baron Staël von Holstein

AFC11

1

S. Trask

AFC11

1

Cotton Tufts

AFC11

1

Mercy Warren

AFC11

1

Lucy Washington

AFC11

1

A. Wayne

AFC11

1

J. Whitehill

AFC11

1

J. Wilson

AFC11

1

Johnson family

AFC11

82

Miscellaneous

9

investment and speculation

5

diplomacy

AFC11

4

friendship

AFC11

3

aging

AFC11

3

credit and debt

AFC11

3

government types

AFC11

3

legal education and careers

AFC11

3

newspapers

AFC11

3

women

AFC11

2

corruption

AFC11

2

currency

AFC11

2

mail delays

AFC11

2

measles

AFC11

2

mobs

AFC11

2

universal suffrage

AFC11

1

banks

AFC11

1

business practices

AFC11

1

class differences

AFC11

1

education

AFC11

1

eloquence

AFC11

1

extravagant living

AFC11

1

family connections

AFC11

1

First Presbyterian Church (Phila.)

AFC11

1

madness in the world

AFC11

1

“I think a Man had better wear than rust”

AFC11

1

marriage

AFC11

1

miscegenation

AFC11

1

public response to coat of arms

AFC11

1

writing

AFC11

18

Europe

8

French government and politics

3

Dutch plan of government

AFC11

2

European war

AFC11

2

French character

AFC11

1

British sedition bills

AFC11

1

European governments

AFC11

1

European writers

AFC11

335

Public Life

197

Presidency, 1797–1801

25

opinions on candidacy and election of

22

as candidate for

12

JQA’s career and

11

challenges of

10

salary and provisions for

10

T. Jefferson and

8

secretary for

8

considers standing for election

7

as G. Washington’s successor

5

LCA on election of

AFC11

5

on election

4

duties of

AFC11

4

as president-elect

AFC11

3

France and

AFC11

3

qualifications for

AFC11

4

social obligations of

AFC11

2

JQA on election of

AFC11

2

anxiety of over election

AFC11

2

expected to visit Washington, D.C.

AFC11

2

patronage and

AFC11

2

possible refusal of election

AFC11

2

U.S. neutrality and

AFC11

1

TBA on election of

AFC11

1

church pew for

AFC11

1

diplomatic appointments by

AFC11

1

P. Létombe visits unofficially

AFC11

1

on need for perceived impartiality

AFC11

1

supports Constitution

AFC11

1

on terms of

AFC11

1

on toasts to

AFC11

94

Vice Presidency, 1789–1797

10

public attitudes toward

9

announces election results to Congress

5

toasts made to

AFC11

4

possible reelection as

AFC11

4

takes leave of Senate

AFC11

4

boredom with

AFC11

3

retirement from

AFC11

4

service as

AFC11

2

attends memorial service

AFC11

2

Jay Treaty and

AFC11

2

salary for

AFC11

1

attends state dinner

AFC11

1

casts tiebreaking vote

AFC11

1

debate over presidential title and

AFC11

1

dines with Native Americans

AFC11

1

satire of

AFC11

26

Miscellaneous

15

considers retirement from

3

assists J. Tegelaar

AFC11

2

compared to Samuel Adams

AFC11

2

as possible Massachusetts governor

AFC11

2

attacks on

AFC11

1

on mentoring young professionals

AFC11

1

possible rivalry with J. Jay

AFC11

7

Diplomatic Career

4

negotiates Anglo-American peace treaty

AFC11

2

dispatches of

AFC11

1

minister to Britain

AFC11

6

Law Career

2

clerks for

AFC11

2

possible return to

AFC11

2

success of

AFC11

5

Continental Congress

5

service in

AFC11

253

Relationship with Children and Grandchildren

124

JQA

17

receives publications from JQA

14

praise for JQA

13

shares JQA’s letters

12

advises JQA on career

7

JQA’s letter writing and

6

on JQA’s romantic relationships

AFC11

7

advises JQA on marriage

AFC11

4

JQA’s anxiety about election of

AFC11

4

JQA’s appointment to Portugal and

AFC11

4

JQA’s future plans and

AFC11

4

JQA’s London mission and

AFC11

4

JQA’s public service and

4

separation from

AFC11

3

JQA sends Dutch plan of government to

AFC11

3

JQA’s finances and

AFC11

3

patronage for JQA and

3

sends publications to JQA

AFC11

2

JQA as agent for

AFC11

2

on JQA’s abilities

AFC11

2

on impact of 1796 election on JQA

AFC11

2

on lack of information about JQA

AFC11

1

JQA on

AFC11

1

JQA’s devotion to

AFC11

1

celebrates JQA’s birthday

AFC11

1

recommends exercise for JQA

AFC11

49

CA

14

visits with CA

6

CA visits in Philadelphia

AFC11

4

CA’s finances and

AFC11

4

advises CA

AFC11

4

requests news from CA

AFC11

3

CA and publications from

AFC11

3

CA sends news and information to

AFC11

3

on CA’s law career

AFC11

1

CA collects books for

AFC11

1

CA names daughter after mother of

AFC11

1

CA on

AFC11

1

on CA’s residence

AFC11

1

invites CA to inauguration

AFC11

1

receives news of CA

AFC11

2

on CA’s marriage

AFC11

46

TBA

9

TBA’s career and

8

TBA sends letters and publications to

AFC11

8

praise for TBA

3

TBA’s health and

AFC11

2

TBA on

AFC11

3

TBA’s finances and

AFC11

2

TBA’s future plans and

AFC11

2

on TBA’s letters

AFC11

2

on TBA’s romantic relationships

AFC11

2

requests TBA purchase books

AFC11

1

TBA provides letters of introduction to

AFC11

1

TBA’s public service and

AFC11

1

sends news to TBA

AFC11

2

separation from

AFC11

21

AA2

9

visits with AA2

6

advises AA2

2

on AA2

AFC11

2

sends news and letters to AA2

AFC11

1

AA2 on election of

AFC11

1

seeks news of AA2

AFC11

13

Miscellaneous

5

Susanna Boylston Adams

AFC11

2

advises children

AFC11

2

Caroline Smith

AFC11

2

career preferences for children

AFC11

1

expectations for grandchildren

AFC11

1

responsibility to children

AFC11

243

Relationship with AA

27

sends publications, news, and newspapers to AA

23

AA forwards letters to

15

AA and election and presidency of

13

forwards letters to AA

12

AA on public service of

9

AA requests news and publications from

AFC11

9

concern for AA’s health

AFC11

5

AA sends newspapers to

AFC11

3

sends extracts of JQA’s dispatches to AA

AFC11

2

AA adds postscript to letter of

AFC11

2

AA compares JQA to

AFC11

2

AA on influences to

AFC11

2

on AA’s letters

AFC11

2

relationship with AA

AFC11

1

AA advises

AFC11

1

AA dockets letters of

AFC11

1

AA on government role of

AFC11

1

AA on public opinion of

AFC11

1

AA provides letters of introduction to

AFC11

1

on AA’s conversation with H. Knox

AFC11

1

dockets AA’s letters

AFC11

1

sends “Peace Journal” to AA

AFC11

125

Finances and Property

20

AA’s farm management and

16

sends money and supplies to AA

12

improvements to property of

11

farmland arrangements of

11

horses and carriage for

11

household arrangements for presidency

7

AA requests money and supplies from

AFC11

7

taxes

AFC11

6

land purchases of

5

investments of

4

AA seeks advice from

AFC11

3

financial status of

AFC11

3

possible return to farming of

AFC11

2

power of attorney requested from

AFC11

2

William Smith as agent for

AFC11

1

contributes to subscription for building colleges

AFC11

1

farm production

AFC11

1

possible legal action and

AFC11

1

possible mausoleum for

AFC11

1

Medford property and

AFC11

98

Letters To

6

AA (1795)

AFC11

16

AA (1797)

1

AA2 (1795)

AFC11

2

AA2 (1796)

AFC11

1

AA2 (1797)

AFC11

2

CA (1795)

AFC11

6

CA (1796)

AFC11

4

JQA (1795)

AFC11

7

JQA (1796)

AFC11

5

TBA (1796)

AFC11

1

WSS (1797)

AFC11

92

Character, Appearance, Habits, Domestic Life

17

health of

14

love of rural life

7

foreign language skills of

AFC11

6

aging of

6

exercise of

AFC11

6

Susanna Hall’s care and

AFC11

6

vanity of

AFC11

6

character of

3

Briesler family and

AFC11

3

frugality of

AFC11

2

assists Peabody-Shaw family

AFC11

2

church attendance

AFC11

3

letter writing of

AFC11

2

portrait and medallion of

AFC11

2

Quincy as preferred home

AFC11

2

smoking by

AFC11

2

wig of

AFC11

1

J. Luzac on

AFC11

1

patriotism of

AFC11

1

ambition of

AFC11

84

Books and Reading

9

library at MB

7

books dedicated to

6

Bible

AFC11

5

newspapers and pamphlets

4

books as gifts

AFC11

4

Homer

AFC11

4

Edmund Randolph

AFC11

4

Shakespeare

AFC11

3

Samuel Johnson

AFC11

2

as amusement

AFC11

2

Horace

AFC11

2

Alain René Le Sage

AFC11

2

Jacques Necker

2

Thomas Paine

AFC11

2

Peter Pindar

AFC11

1

annotates books

AFC11

1

James Boswell

AFC11

1

Camillus

AFC11

1

Cujas

AFC11

1

Charles Dumouriez

AFC11

1

John Skey Eustace

AFC11

1

James Harrington

AFC11

1

Francis d’Ivernois

AFC11

1

Juvenal

AFC11

1

William Langworthy

AFC11

1

library of

AFC11

1

Milton

AFC11

1

Thomas More

AFC11

1

Marchamont Nedham

AFC11

1

Peter Porcupine

AFC11

1

Plato

AFC11

1

Alexander Pope

AFC11

2

Samuel Richardson

AFC11

1

Duc de La Rochefoucauld

AFC11

1

Madame de Staël

AFC11

1

Ezra Stiles

AFC11

1

Jonathan Swift

AFC11

1

Zephaniah Swift

AFC11

1

Tacitus

AFC11

1

Zeno

AFC11

63

Letters From

4

AA (1795)

AFC11

10

AA (1797)

1

AA2 (1797)

AFC11

2

CA (1795)

AFC11

5

CA (1796)

AFC11

1

Cotton Tufts (1797)

AFC11

2

JQA (1795)

AFC11

2

TBA (1795)

AFC11

3

TBA (1796)

AFC11

52

Travels

15

Quincy to Philadelphia (1796)

12

Philadelphia to Quincy (1796)

8

Quincy to Philadelphia (1795)

AFC11

3

within Netherlands

AFC11

3

Philadelphia to Quincy (1797)

AFC11

2

delays in

AFC11

2

Philadelphia to Quincy (1795)

AFC11

1

within England (1787)

AFC11

1

England to U.S. (1788)

AFC11

1

within Europe

AFC11

1

New York to Philadelphia (1795)

AFC11

1

New York to Philadelphia (1796)

AFC11

1

U.S. to Europe (1780)

AFC11

1

U.S. to Europe (1779)

AFC11

52

Writings

39

1787–1788

39

Defence of the Const.

10

opinions on

4

French edition of (1792)

AFC11

4

translations of

AFC11

3

AA quotes

AFC11

3

on bicameral legislatures

AFC11

3

use of in debate over French constitution

AFC11

2

on elections

AFC11

2

misattributed to Samuel Adams

AFC11

2

new edition of

AFC11

1

JA on

AFC11

1

on checks and balances

AFC11

1

Dutch demand for

AFC11

1

intellectual influences on

AFC11

1

publication of

AFC11

1

reviews of

AFC11

6

Unpublished

2

Diary

AFC11

2

“Peace Journal”

AFC11

1

Letterbooks

AFC11

1

plans for in retirement

AFC11

4

Published

2

correspondence in magazine

AFC11

2

Publicola misattributed to

AFC11

2

1790–1791

2

Discourses on Davila

AFC11

1

Diary and Autobiography

AFC11

45

Social Life

14

visits to and by

13

attends dinners

12

socializes with Washingtons

4

in Philadelphia

1

attends lectures

AFC11

1

visits Boston

AFC11

35

Letters to, from, omitted

3

From AA listed (1796)

AFC11

2

From AA listed (1797)

AFC11

3

From CA listed (1796)

AFC11

3

From JQA listed (1795)

AFC11

5

From JQA listed (1796)

AFC11

2

From JQA listed (1797)

AFC11

1

To AA listed (1795)

AFC11

4

To AA listed (1796)

AFC11

2

To AA listed (1797)

AFC11

1

To AA2 listed (1796)

AFC11

1

To CA listed (1796)

AFC11

1

To CA listed (1797)

AFC11

1

To JQA listed (1795)

AFC11

2

To JQA listed (1796)

AFC11

2

To TBA listed (1795)

AFC11

1

To TBA listed (1796)

AFC11

1

To William Cranch listed (1796)

AFC11