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

Index: Adams Family Correspondence, Volume 11, A

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

404

Relationship with Parents

30

sends publications to parents

18

JA on career of

17

parents send publications to

17

parents and engagement and marriage of

16

parents share letters of

11

parents and romantic relationships of

10

sends items to AA

9

AA on

10

JA on

10

parents request items from

8

as agent for parents

8

parents and public service of

6

parents’ anxiety for news and letters from

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6

on parents’ praise for

5

anxiety about JA’s election

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5

separation from

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4

parents and finances of

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3

AA copies letters of

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3

JA as role model for

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3

JA’s patronage and

3

sends Dutch plan of government to JA

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2

on parents as correspondents

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1

on AA as first lady

AFC11

1

on AA’s health

AFC11

1

JA preserves letters of

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1

devotion of to parents

AFC11

1

parents celebrate birthday of

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364

Public Life

146

Diplomacy, 1794–1797, Minister Resident to the Netherlands

41

TBA as secretary and chargé d’affaires for

12

dispatches for

6

replacement for

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6

attitude toward

5

recall of

5

G. Washington on

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4

Dutch-American loan and

4

resumption of duties as

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4

salary for

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3

assists Lafayette family

AFC11

3

C. Cowing affair and

AFC11

2

appointment to

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2

duties and powers of

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2

foreign ministers request books from

AFC11

2

future plans as

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1

TBA’s plans and

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1

assists F. van Berckel

AFC11

1

assists immigrants

AFC11

1

communication with other U.S. diplomats

AFC11

1

Dallarde & Swan and

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2

praise for

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1

possible promotion of

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1

takes leave of States General

AFC11

1

treaty negotiations and

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1

Washington’s Farewell Address and

AFC11

1

mentioned

AFC11

92

Diplomacy, 1795–1796, Mission to England

11

return to Netherlands

11

exchange of Jay Treaty ratifications

7

dispatches of

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7

instructions for

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6

negotiations of

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6

treatment of by British

AFC11

5

misrepresentation of mission

4

JA on

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4

presentation at court

AFC11

3

dispatches for

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3

duties of

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3

George III and

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3

idleness during

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3

T. Pinckney’s return and

AFC11

2

attitude toward

AFC11

2

mission of in doubt

AFC11

2

rumors regarding

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2

appointment to

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1

duration of

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1

as possible final diplomatic posting

AFC11

1

finances of

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1

provides letters of introduction

AFC11

1

E. Randolph’s resignation and

AFC11

1

results of

AFC11

2

mentioned

AFC11

61

Diplomacy, 1796, Minister Plenipotentiary to Portugal

24

delay in commission of

4

TBA’s plans and

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2

commission, letter of credence, and instructions for

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2

reassignment to Prussia from

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2

G. Washington’s nomination of

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1

dispatches for

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1

planned duration of

AFC11

1

salary for

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1

U.S. captives in Algiers and

AFC11

48

Miscellaneous

15

possible resignation from public service

10

impact of 1796 presidential election on

5

prospects for

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4

possible appointments for

2

future plans of

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2

lack of recognition for

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2

praise for

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2

promotion of

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2

on public service

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1

on JA as role model

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1

career anxiety of

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1

plans to pursue life of study

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1

salary

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13

Law Career

8

possible return to

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4

attitude toward

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1

impact of absence from

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4

Diplomacy, 1797–1801, Minister Plenipotentiary to Prussia

2

TBA accompanies

2

appointment as

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258

Relationship with LCA

24

courtship and engagement

12

LCA’s role as wife of

11

possible meeting in Netherlands

10

on LCA

8

LCA and Portugal mission of

6

affection for LCA

5

LCA on public service of

4

LCA anxious over lack of letters from

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4

LCA sends news and newspapers to

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3

LCA’s affection for

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2

AA and

2

LCA assists in purchase for AA

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2

LCA on reading habits of

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2

LCA’s anxiety about

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2

on LCA’s letter writing

AFC11

2

concern for LCA’s health

AFC11

2

exchange portraits

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2

gifts for LCA and sisters and

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2

recommends books to LCA

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1

LCA asks that letter be destroyed

AFC11

1

on LCA’s harp playing

AFC11

1

on LCA’s portrait

AFC11

1

compares LCA to M. Frazier

AFC11

1

on duty to LCA

AFC11

1

seeks advice from LCA

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239

Opinions and Beliefs

82

Europe

16

European war

9

French government, politics, and constitution

8

Dutch government, politics, and constitution

8

French military activity

4

British government and politics

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3

European food shortages

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3

The Hague versus London

AFC11

2

British Navy

AFC11

3

British sedition bills

AFC11

2

European diplomats

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2

French Revolution

AFC11

1

Anglo-Dutch relations

AFC11

1

Anglo-French relations

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3

Boydell Shakespeare Gallery

AFC11

1

British attacks on U.S. shipping

AFC11

1

Cambridge, England

AFC11

1

Dutch bankers

AFC11

1

Dutch climate

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1

Dutch jewelers

AFC11

1

Dutch language

AFC11

1

Dutch life

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1

European affairs

AFC11

1

European pageantry

AFC11

1

European politics

AFC11

1

French pamphlets

AFC11

1

Hellevoetsluis

AFC11

1

Historic Gallery

AFC11

1

London

AFC11

1

Roman Catholic Church

AFC11

1

Russia

AFC11

1

U.S. ministers to

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71

United States

10

U.S. government and politics

9

foreign influences on U.S.

8

neutrality

7

Jay Treaty

5

U.S. prospects

4

Congress

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3

U.S. trade and commerce

AFC11

2

Samuel Adams’ speech to Mass. General Court

AFC11

2

Constitution

AFC11

2

foreign views of U.S.

AFC11

2

Massachusetts people

AFC11

2

U.S. relations with Britain

AFC11

2

U.S. relations with France

AFC11

2

Washington’s Farewell Address

AFC11

2

G. Washington’s successor

AFC11

1

Anglo-American claims commission

AFC11

1

Democratic-Republican Party

AFC11

1

Dutch-American loan

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2

presidency

AFC11

1

presidential election (1796)

AFC11

1

U.S. people

AFC11

1

U.S. reputation

AFC11

1

using public monies

AFC11

51

Miscellaneous

11

love and marriage

5

theater

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4

correspondence and news

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4

public service

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3

travel

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3

women

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2

Christian fortitude

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2

diplomatic posts and rank

AFC11

1

aging

AFC11

1

ambition

AFC11

1

court life

AFC11

1

financial independence

AFC11

1

forged Shakepeare materials

AFC11

1

fortitude

AFC11

1

legal training

AFC11

1

life versus novels

AFC11

1

mob violence

AFC11

1

music

AFC11

1

nature versus science

AFC11

1

patronage

AFC11

1

poetry

AFC11

1

real estate

AFC11

1

record keeping

AFC11

1

war

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1

wealth

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35

Individuals

3

E. Randolph

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2

Catherine II

AFC11

2

J. Johnson

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2

J. Opie

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2

H. G. Otis

AFC11

1

Samuel Adams

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1

F. Ames

AFC11

1

S. Cooper

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1

C. W. F. Dumas

AFC11

1

E. Edwards

AFC11

1

C. Gore

AFC11

1

R. Gore

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1

J. Hall

AFC11

1

J. Jay

AFC11

1

Ann Johnson

AFC11

1

C. N. Johnson

AFC11

1

M. Mangourit

AFC11

1

James Marshall

AFC11

1

J. Monroe

AFC11

1

Elizabeth Peabody

AFC11

1

T. Pinckney

AFC11

1

W. Pitt

AFC11

1

Josiah Quincy III

AFC11

1

John Shaw

AFC11

1

R. Sheridan

AFC11

1

Abbé Sieyès

AFC11

1

WSS

AFC11

1

G. Washington

AFC11

1

T. Whitcomb

AFC11

179

Relationship with Siblings

89

CA

13

as agent for CA

7

CA as agent for

7

CA sends news and newspapers to

AFC11

5

CA forwards and publishes letters of

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5

sends items to CA

AFC11

4

CA on

4

on CA’s domestic life

AFC11

3

CA sends publications to

AFC11

2

on CA

AFC11

1

CA receives news of

AFC11

1

on CA’s letter writing

AFC11

1

requests publications from CA

AFC11

79

TBA

16

TBA as companion of

10

as agent for TBA

7

TBA forwards letters to

AFC11

4

TBA on

3

on TBA

AFC11

3

TBA as agent for

AFC11

3

TBA’s letters and

AFC11

3

sends newspapers to TBA

AFC11

2

TBA requests items from

AFC11

1

TBA and finances of

AFC11

1

TBA sends newspapers to

AFC11

1

requests news from TBA

AFC11

11

AA2

9

correspondence with AA2

1

AA2 on

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1

relationship with AA2

AFC11

166

Character, Appearance, Habits, Domestic Life

18

portraits of

14

health of

10

character of

11

romantic relationships of

9

ambition of

7

friendships of

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7

possible residence in South

5

foreign language skills of

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4

exercise

AFC11

4

prefers U.S. to Europe

AFC11

4

pride of

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3

agents for

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3

assists Peabody-Shaw family

AFC11

3

letters desired by

AFC11

3

patience of

AFC11

3

patriotism of

2

as agent for Welshes

AFC11

2

clothing and appearance of

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2

education of

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2

jealousy of

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2

loneliness of

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2

seal of

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2

solitary life of as diplomat

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2

vanity of

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1

anxiety of

AFC11

1

“I must not be unworthy of my father or of my Country”

AFC11

1

dancing ability of

AFC11

1

domestic responsibilities of

AFC11

1

interest of in U.S. politics

AFC11

1

items stolen from

AFC11

1

Mr. Quiz as nickname of

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1

religious principles of

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137

Travels

36

Netherlands to England (1795)

34

England to Netherlands (1796)

24

possible to Portugal via London

13

plans to return to U.S.

6

planned Netherlands to Portugal

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4

in England

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4

possible England to Netherlands

AFC11

4

in Netherlands

AFC11

3

Netherlands to England (1797)

AFC11

3

U.S. to Europe (1794)

AFC11

2

delays in

AFC11

2

travel permits

AFC11

1

England to Prussia (1797)

AFC11

1

Europe to U.S. (1779)

AFC11

63

Books and Reading

6

love of

6

newspapers

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5

Shakespeare

3

books sent to

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3

library at MQA

AFC11

3

Alexander Pope

AFC11

3

Edmund Randolph

AFC11

3

Madame de Staël

AFC11

2

books purchased

AFC11

2

Pierre Antoine de La Place

AFC11

2

Duc de La Rochefoucauld

AFC11

2

Thomas Paine

AFC11

2

Laurence Sterne

AFC11

1

Fisher Ames

AFC11

1

possible bookplate

AFC11

1

Camillus

AFC11

1

Cervantes

AFC11

1

Richard Cumberland

AFC11

1

Charles François Dumouriez

AFC11

1

Oliver Goldsmith

AFC11

1

Thomas Gray

AFC11

1

James Hammond

AFC11

1

Juvenal

AFC11

1

Jean Baptiste Louvet de Couvray

AFC11

1

Bernard Mandeville

AFC11

1

Milton

AFC11

1

Peter Pindar

AFC11

1

Peter Porcupine

AFC11

1

John Philips

AFC11

1

poetry

AFC11

1

Marie Jeanne Roland

AFC11

1

Abbé Sieyès

AFC11

1

Richard Watson

AFC11

1

Helen Maria Williams

AFC11

55

Letters To

3

AA (1795)

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11

AA (1796)

2

AA (1797)

AFC11

1

AA2 (1796)

AFC11

5

CA (1795)

AFC11

4

CA (1796)

AFC11

1

Elizabeth Smith Shaw Peabody (1795)

AFC11

2

JA (1795)

AFC11

1

Joshua Johnson (1796)

AFC11

2

Joshua Johnson (1797)

AFC11

12

LCA (1796)

5

LCA (1797)

AFC11

4

TBA (1795)

AFC11

2

TBA (1796)

AFC11

52

Letters From

6

AA (1795)

AFC11

8

AA (1796)

1

AA2 (1795)

AFC11

1

AA2 (1796)

AFC11

2

CA (1796)

AFC11

4

JA (1795)

AFC11

7

JA (1796)

AFC11

2

Joshua Johnson (1796)

AFC11

11

LCA (1796)

6

LCA (1797)

AFC11

1

TBA (1795)

AFC11

2

TBA (1796)

AFC11

1

William Cranch (1796)

AFC11

53

Social Life

13

in London

6

attends opera and theater

AFC11

6

in Netherlands

AFC11

6

visits with friends

AFC11

4

hosts U.S. visitors

AFC11

3

aversion to

AFC11

3

visits with J. Luzac

AFC11

3

with Johnson family

3

views forged Shakespeare materials

2

visits Cambridge

AFC11

3

visits galleries

AFC11

1

walks with Baron von Bielfeld

AFC11

38

Letters to, from, omitted

1

From AA listed (1796)

AFC11

1

From JA listed (1795)

AFC11

2

From JA listed (1796)

AFC11

1

From Joshua Johnson listed (1796)

AFC11

2

From LCA listed (1796)

AFC11

3

From LCA listed (1797)

AFC11

2

From TBA listed (1795)

AFC11

2

From TBA listed (1796)

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1

To AA2 listed (1796)

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1

To CA listed (1795)

AFC11

2

To CA listed (1796)

AFC11

3

To JA listed (1795)

AFC11

5

To JA listed (1796)

AFC11

2

To JA listed (1797)

AFC11

1

To Joshua Johnson listed (1796)

AFC11

1

To LCA listed (1796)

AFC11

3

To LCA listed (1797)

AFC11

2

To TBA listed (1795)

AFC11

3

To TBA listed (1796)

AFC11

22

Writings

8

Unpublished

4

makes press copies of correspondence

AFC11

4

Letterbooks

AFC11

6

Published

6

correspondence in newspapers

AFC11

3

1791

3

Publicola

AFC11

5

Diary

1

on Dumas

AFC11

1

on presentation at Court of St. James

AFC11

2

digital publication of

AFC11

1

on Shakespeare forgeries

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