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Adams, Abigail, 2d (Nabby, Amelia, 1765-1813, daughter of AA and JA, wife of William Stephens Smith, designated as AA2 in The Adams Papers)

26

Books and Reading

8

studies and translates French

AFC05

AFC06

2

Sterne

AFC07

2

considers studying French in a convent

AFC06

2

quotes Hamlet

AFC06

2

quotes Pope's “Ode on St. Cecilia's Day”

AFC05

2

Bell's Poets of Great Britain

AFC06

1

JA buys Shakespeare for

AFC06

1

Prodicus of Ceos

AFC07

1

Shakespeare

AFC07

1

asks for JA's recommendations

AFC05

1

comments on MacKenzie's Julia de Roubigné

AFC05

1

quotes unidentified literary passage

AFC05

1

reads sermons

AFC07

1

recounts an opera

AFC06

217

Character, Appearance, Habits, Domestic life

16

correspondence with Elizabeth Cranch

AFC06

12

friendships

AFC06

7

acts as JA's secretary

AFC05

6

self-appraisal

AFC06

5

Jefferson purchases clothing items for

AFC07

5

comments on social events and acquaintances

AFC05

5

handwriting

AFC05

AFC06

6

praised

AFC05

AFC06

5

as correspondent

AFC05

AFC06

5

correspondence with Thaxter

AFC05

4

has hair dressed

AFC05

AFC06

4

health

AFC05

4

health of

AFC07

4

relationship with cousin William Smith

AFC05

4

wants letters kept confidential or burned

AFC05

AFC06

4

courted by W. S. Smith

AFC05

AFC06

3

describes and praises servants

AFC06

3

difficulty of maintaining correspondences

AFC07

3

dress for state occasions

AFC07

3

lonely and unhappy over JA's and JQA's long absence

AFC05

4

portrait by Brown

AFC06

3

remarks on Elizabeth Cranch's romantic interests

AFC05

3

sends letters to U.S.

AFC07

3

unhappy living in London

AFC06

3

wants lutestring cloth

AFC05

3

AA considers cooler than herself

AFC05

2

Elizabeth Shaw on

AFC07

2

Mary Cranch on

AFC07

2

attends church

AFC06

2

characterized

AFC05

2

church attendance of

AFC07

2

describes typical day in Auteuil

AFC06

2

discouraged with correspondence

AFC05

2

friendship with Elizabeth Cranch

AFC05

2

lack of female companionship for

AFC07

2

offers to help aunt with domestic work

AFC05

2

only cousin missing at Haverhill reunion

AFC06

3

portraits of

AFC07

2

requests locks of hair from brothers

AFC07

3

reserved

AFC05

2

rumored return to America with JQA

AFC06

2

shops

AFC06

2

writes Cranches

AFC05

1

AA cuts short visit to Warrens

AFC05

1

AA on appearance of

AFC07

2

AA on character of

AFC07

1

New York ladies envious of

AFC07

1

Thaxter compliments

AFC05

1

accepts Storer's offer of assistance in Europe

AFC05

2

appearance of

AFC06

1

asks “who is married and who Dead the two important periods you know”

AFC05

1

beats WSS at chess

AFC07

1

buys hats

AFC06

1

called a “portrait of her father”

AFC05

1

close to Elizabeth Shaw

AFC07

1

compared to Daphne

AFC07

4

correspondence with JQA

AFC05

AFC06

1

deprived of a heart “in the days of my youth”

AFC05

1

describes a man who looks like a fish

AFC06

1

describes a proper journal

AFC05

1

describes a transvestite

AFC06

1

desire to see Europe

AFC05

1

despairs that all Braintree friends are getting married

AFC06

1

eager for Amer. news

AFC05

1

feels isolated in France

AFC05

1

feels neglected

AFC05

1

goes fishing

AFC07

1

handwriting of

AFC07

1

happy at Thaxter's return

AFC05

1

happy to go to England

AFC06

1

inquires about Mary Otis Lincoln

AFC07

2

lack of French limits social circle

AFC05

AFC06

1

makes handkerchief for Hannah Storer

AFC06

1

makes mourning clothes for grandfather's funeral

AFC05

1

mistaken for Storer's wife

AFC05

1

probably not AA's “Fair American”

AFC05

1

rides in St. James' park

AFC07

1

said to resemble JQA

AFC06

1

seasick

AFC05

1

sends silk to America

AFC06

1

sends slippers to Mary Storer

AFC07

1

sewing of

AFC07

1

stays at Bath Hotel, London

AFC07

1

upset by aunt's advice

AFC06

1

wants Mary Cranch to be discreet

AFC05

1

wishes for portraits of brothers

AFC06

1

CFA alters image of courtship by W. S. Smith

AFC05

2

called Abby by CFA

AFC05

1

correspondence with Storer

AFC05

1

portrait by Copley

AFC06

113

Courtship and Marriage

12

engagement to WSS

9

announcement of engagement and marriage

6

Mary Cranch on

6

confusion in U.S. over marriage

7

establishes Wimpole Street residence with WSS

7

pregnancy of

AFC07

4

WSS eager to marry

AFC07

3

AA on relationship between WSS and

AFC07

3

WSS asks permission of JA and AA to court and marry

AFC07

2

Charles Storer on

AFC07

2

Elizabeth Shaw inquires about engagement

AFC07

2

WSS's family and

AFC07

2

congratulated on marriage

AFC07

2

with WSS returns to Grosvenor Square

AFC07

1

AA and JA approve marriage of

AFC07

1

AA on happiness of

AFC07

1

AA on marriage of

AFC07

1

AA on preparations for wedding of

AFC07

1

Elizabeth Cranch on

AFC07

1

JA must consent to marriage due to age of

AFC07

1

WSS on relationship with

AFC07

1

correspondence with WSS

AFC07

1

on WSS

AFC07

1

“considers herself perfectly free” to be courted by WSS

AFC07

2

development of relationship with WSS

AFC07

140

Courtship by Royall Tyler

20

dismissal of Tyler

19

dismissal of Royall Tyler

14

Royall Tyler delays turning over AA2's letters and miniature to Cotton Tufts

10

JA's opinion of

6

asks JA for permission to marry

6

correspondence with Royall Tyler

6

AA on relationship between Royall Tyler and

4

AA comments on

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5

AA2 and Tyler agree to cool relationship

AFC05

4

JA counsels

AFC05

4

Tyler's failure to write

AFC06

4

gossip about dismissal of Royall Tyler

AFC07

3

AA and JA advise on dismissal of Royall Tyler

AFC07

3

AA2 determined to marry

AFC05

3

AA2 sends letters and picture to

AFC05

3

aunts concerned about

AFC06

4

to be married when AA2 returns from Europe

AFC05

3

turmoil at departing from

AFC05

1

AA2 happier after break

AFC06

1

AA: “more fears and anxieties for her than ever I felt for myself”

AFC06

1

Abigail Rogers on dismissal of Royall Tyler

AFC07

1

Capt. Callahan reports talk of marriage

AFC05

1

Elizabeth Hunt Palmer writes to about Royall Tyler

AFC07

1

JQA's reaction to dismissal

AFC06

1

Royall Tyler continues to wear miniature of

AFC07

1

Royall Tyler copies letters of

AFC07

1

Royall Tyler denies dismissal by

AFC07

1

Royall Tyler fails to forward letters from AA2 to others

AFC07

1

Tyler delays delivering letters from

AFC06

1

Tyler reacts to dismissal

AFC06

1

asks Cotton Tufts to burn letters to Royall Tyler

AFC07

2

begins

AFC05

1

first opinion of

AFC05

1

opposition to

AFC05

1

CFA's editions remove all references to

AFC05

1

correspondence lost

AFC05

60

Letters To

1

AA (1784)

AFC05

1

Cotton Tufts (1787)

AFC07

6

Elizabeth Cranch (1779)

AFC03

7

Elizabeth Cranch (1782)

AFC04

AFC05

8

Elizabeth Cranch (1783)

AFC05

6

Elizabeth Cranch (1784)

AFC05

AFC06

1

Elizabeth Cranch (1785)

AFC06

2

Elizabeth Cranch (1786)

AFC07

1

JA (1783)

AFC05

1

JQA (1781)

AFC04

1

JQA (1782)

AFC04

1

JQA (1783)

AFC05

6

JQA (1785)

AFC06

6

JQA (1786)

AFC07

1

John Thaxter (1781)

AFC04

2

John Thaxter (1783)

AFC05

1

Lucy Cranch (1784)

AFC05

2

Lucy Cranch (1785)

AFC06

2

Lucy Cranch (1786)

AFC07

1

Mary Smith Cranch (1785)

AFC06

1

Mercy Otis Warren (1784)

AFC05

1

Royall Tyler (1785)

AFC06

1

Thomas Jefferson (1786)

AFC07

46

Letters From

1

AA (1779)

AFC03

3

AA (1786)

AFC07

1

Charles Storer (1784)

AFC05

3

Charles Storer (1785)

AFC06

1

Charles Storer (1786)

AFC07

1

Elizabeth Smith Shaw (1785)

AFC06

3

Elizabeth Smith Shaw (1786)

AFC07

1

Eunice Paine (1784)

AFC05

1

JA (1774)

AFC01

1

JA (1775)

AFC01

1

JA (1776)

AFC01

2

JA (1777)

AFC02

1

JA (1778)

AFC03

1

JA (1779)

AFC03

3

JA (1782)

AFC04

AFC05

1

JA (1783)

AFC05

1

JA (1784)

AFC05

1

JQA (1778)

AFC03

12

JQA (1785)

4

JQA (1786)

AFC07

1

JQA (1787)

AFC07

1

John Thaxter (1781)

AFC04

1

Thomas Jefferson (1787)

AFC07

14

Letters to, from, omitted

1

from Anne Willing Bingham listed (1784)

AFC06

1

from Benjamin Vaughan listed (1784)

AFC06

1

from Jean Balthazar, Comte d'Adhémar, listed (1786)

AFC07

1

from John Singleton and Susanna Clarke Copley listed (1786)

AFC07

1

from Mercy Otis Warren listed (1779)

AFC06

1

from William Vaughan listed (1786)

AFC07

1

from the Marquis de Lafayette listed (1785)

AFC06

2

to Elizabeth Cranch listed (1779)

AFC06

1

to Elizabeth Cranch listed (1782)

AFC06

1

to Elizabeth Cranch listed (1783)

AFC06

1

to John Thaxter listed (1782)

AFC06

1

to John Thaxter listed (1784)

AFC06

1

to Lucy Cranch listed (1786)

AFC07

151

Opinions and Beliefs

7

views of French society, manners, and women

AFC05

5

comments on theater

AFC06

3

Ann Hamilton

AFC07

3

Anne Bingham

AFC07

3

comments on dining customs

AFC06

5

compares England, France, and America

3

fashion

AFC07

3

separation of family members

AFC07

3

unimpressed with British royalty and Court scene

AFC06

3

“I shall learn to prize my own Country above all others”

AFC05

3

Brit. society

AFC07

2

Dorothea Jordan

AFC07

2

Elizabeth Mayhew

AFC07

2

John Brown Cutting

AFC07

2

Prince of Wales

AFC07

2

T. A. Lloyd's The Romp

AFC07

2

Thomas Lee Shippen

AFC07

2

compares U.S. and Brit. society

AFC07

2

criticizes European visiting customs

AFC06

2

dangers of flute-playing

2

finds Europe alters people very little, is not so different from America

AFC05

2

negotiations with Barbary States

AFC07

2

women

AFC07

1

The Provoked Husband

AFC07

1

AA and JA's possible return to U.S.

AFC07

1

Abigail Rogers

AFC07

1

Americans in England

AFC07

1

Anglo-Amer. commercial treaty

AFC07

1

Anglo-French commercial treaty

AFC07

1

Benjamin Vaughan

AFC07

1

Brit. love of food and drink

AFC07

1

Britain

AFC07

1

Charles Storer

AFC07

1

Charles Warren

AFC07

1

Chevalier Dolomieu

AFC07

1

David Humphreys

AFC07

1

Dirk Wolter Lynden van Blitterswyck

AFC07

1

Elizabeth Brand

AFC07

1

Englishmen

AFC07

2

George III

AFC07

1

John Anstey

AFC07

1

John Skey Eustace

AFC07

1

John Trumbull's Death of General Warren

AFC07

1

Joseph Priestley

AFC07

1

Maria Cosway

AFC07

1

Osterley Park

AFC07

1

Pascal Paoli

AFC07

1

R. R. Randall

AFC07

1

Richard Harrison

AFC07

1

Richard Peters

AFC07

1

Richard Price

AFC07

1

Sarah Siddons

AFC07

1

Sidi Haggi 'Abd-ur-rahman Aga

AFC07

1

The Hyde

AFC07

1

Thomas Brand Hollis

AFC07

1

U.S. fascination with Europe

AFC07

1

West Indians

AFC07

1

William Bingham

AFC07

1

William Langborn

AFC07

1

William Vans Murray

AFC07

1

William and Anne Blake

AFC07

1

Winslow Warren

AFC07

1

anger at court servants asking for gifts from foreign ministers

AFC06

1

apologies are “the dullest part of a Dull letter”

AFC06

1

appointment of JA as consul to Britain

AFC07

1

attempted assassination of George III

AFC07

1

attraction of Amer. women to foreigners

AFC06

1

beauty

AFC07

1

behavior of brothers

AFC07

2

characterizes Americans' respect for travelers to Europe

AFC05

AFC06

1

characterizes several nationalities

AFC06

1

compares Mass. and New York

AFC07

1

compares Virginians

AFC07

1

compares histories of Amer. Revolution

AFC07

1

criticizes Dutch slovenliness

AFC06

1

curiosity common to both sexes

AFC05

1

customs at Harvard

AFC07

1

disapproves gaiety and show of London

AFC06

1

dislikes attending balls unaccompanied

AFC07

1

dislikes “Masculine air” of English women

AFC06

1

exercise

AFC07

1

faults Congress' treatment of Amer. ministers

AFC06

1

foreign ministers

AFC07

1

friendship

AFC07

1

happiness

AFC07

1

happiness dependent on external circumstances

AFC05

1

judgmental attitudes of others

AFC07

1

loyalty to one's home state

AFC07

1

marriage

AFC07

1

mistakes an Englishman for a Frenchman

AFC06

1

on partiality to places of residence

AFC06

1

opera

AFC07

1

performing animals

AFC07

1

praises French fashion

AFC06

1

relations between Britain and U.S.

AFC07

1

relations between men and women

AFC07

1

respect paid to Dauphin ridiculous

AFC05

1

romantic love

AFC05

1

suspicious of people's politeness and intentions

AFC06

1

theater

AFC07

1

thinks the English more prejudiced than the French

AFC06

1

travel to English countryside

AFC07

1

uses of visiting

AFC07

2

values travel as education

AFC05

AFC06

1

“the people [of Paris] are the dirtiest creatures in the Human race”

AFC05

1

changing view of French society

AFC05

135

Relationship with JQA

19

develops intimate correspondence with JQA

6

sadness at JQA's departure for America

AFC05

4

difficulties in correspondence with JQA

AFC06

3

advises JQA to be careful in commenting on Harvard professors

AFC07

3

feels “as if we were growing into Life strangers to each other”

AFC05

2

Anna Dumas and

AFC07

2

JQA asks to be relieved of promise to write daily

AFC06

2

JQA marks birthday of

AFC06

2

JQA's poetry

AFC07

2

advises and reproves JQA

AFC06

2

concern for health of

AFC07

2

feelings for JQA

AFC06

3

joyfully reunites with JQA

2

lacks confidence in writing to

AFC05

AFC06

2

sends book to JQA

AFC07

1

JQA calls letter “a most noble feast”

AFC06

1

JQA comments on

AFC06

1

JQA's career plans

AFC07

1

asks for lock of JQA's hair

AFC06

1

comments on

AFC06

1

concerned about JQA's watch

AFC06

1

difficulty of separation of family

AFC07

1

enjoys JQA's journal correspondence

AFC07

1

hopes to read JQA's journal

AFC05

1

imagines JQA as congressman

AFC07

1

impatient to see JQA

AFC05

1

likens JQA's impolitic comments to her own

AFC07

1

on JQA

AFC07

1

sends profile of WSS to

AFC07

1

shares JQA's letters with WSS

AFC07

1

teases JQA about Swedish women

AFC06

1

“I have seen my Brother, and do not find him a monster as I expected”

AFC05

2

hangs JQA's picture

AFC05

75

Relationship with Parents

13

JA wants company of, in Europe

8

separation from parents after marriage

5

as AA's secy.

AFC07

3

as JA's secy.

AFC07

3

correspondence with AA

AFC07

3

offers to care for JA

AFC05

2

JA thinks would dislike Europe

AFC05

2

and AA's decision to go to Europe

AFC05

3

anxious about JA's health

AFC05

AFC06

2

comments on AA's sadness

AFC05

2

correspondence with AA and JA

AFC07

4

correspondence with JA

AFC05

2

feels mortified at improper request to JA

AFC05

1

JA advises on opportunities to enjoy travel

AFC05

1

JA advises to learn Amer. history

AFC05

1

JA calls “princess at Pens Hill”

AFC05

1

JA counsels

AFC05

1

JA finds letters “very agreable”

AFC05

1

JA praises exceptional “understanding and consideration”

AFC05

1

JA says everyone gives “a very flattering Character of”

AFC05

1

JA travels to London to meet (1784)

AFC07

1

JA's regard for

AFC05

1

called JA's “Image [and] Superscription”

AFC05

1

collects letters to AA while AA in Holland

AFC07

1

comments on parents' sacrifice

AFC05

1

congratulates JA on peace

AFC05

1

copies AA's memorandum of purchase for Jefferson

AFC07

1

does not always share JQA's letters with

AFC07

1

family uncertain over JA's plans for them

AFC05

1

interrupts letter-writing of AA

AFC07

1

joyful reunion with JA

AFC05

1

melancholy on anniversary of JA's departure

AFC05

1

receives present from JA

AFC05

1

urges AA to attend Harvard commencement

AFC05

2

close attachment to AA

AFC05

12

Residences

5

Auteuil

AFC06

3

garden at Auteuil

AFC05

AFC06

3

Grosvenor Square, London

AFC05

1

moves from Bath Hotel to Grosvenor Square

AFC06

162

Social Life and Recreation

18

hosts dinners with parents

11

makes and receives visits

10

dines out in London

AFC05

8

dines out

8

attends London theater

AFC05

AFC06

6

attends theater in Paris

AFC05

AFC06

7

presentation to George III and Queen Charlotte

AFC05

6

spends winter in Boston

AFC05

6

visits in Milton

5

attends 4th of July celebration and Harvard commencement

5

attends theater and opera

AFC07

5

visits in London

AFC06

4

attends large dinners at London home

AFC06

4

dines out in France

AFC05

AFC06

4

invited to visit Daltons

AFC05

AFC06

4

receives visitors in London

AFC05

AFC06

3

represents AA at gatherings

AFC05

AFC06

3

visits in Boston

AFC05

2

attends opera in Paris

AFC05

AFC06

2

attends parties

AFC07

2

attends queen's birthday celebration

AFC07

2

does not attend JA's dinner for foreign ministers

AFC06

2

meets ambassador from Tripoli

AFC07

2

plays cards

AFC07

2

visits London sights

AFC05

AFC06

2

visits Osterley Park

AFC07

1

Jefferson visits

AFC07

1

attends French ambassador's ball

AFC07

1

attends Old South Meeting

AFC05

1

attends coronation anniversary

AFC06

1

breakfasts out in London

AFC06

3

comments on Mme. Helvétius

1

declines going to London assembly

AFC06

1

describes Longchamp

AFC05

1

drinks lemonade

AFC06

1

goes fishing

AFC07

1

holds small party in Braintree

AFC05

2

meets Mme. Lafayette

AFC05

AFC06

1

plays whist

AFC05

1

rides in carriage

AFC06

1

rumored to have dined with Prince of Wales

AFC07

1

sees Amer. women in Paris

AFC05

1

sees Dauphin

AFC05

1

speaks with Princess Augusta

AFC06

1

visits Ranelagh Gardens

AFC07

1

visits in Clapham

AFC06

1

visits in Germantown

AFC05

1

visits in Hempstead

AFC06

1

visits in Hingham

AFC05

1

walks

AFC06

1

would like to accept all invitations

AFC06

1

visits Copley studio

AFC07

63

Travels

9

possible return to U.S.

6

decision to go to Europe

AFC05

6

to English countryside

5

visits Brit. estates

AFC07

4

in Haverhill

AFC05

4

may remain in Europe after AA and JA return to U.S.

AFC07

6

sea voyage to Europe

AFC05

4

to Bath, England

AFC07

3

“sea Life . . . exceeds my expectations, in the disagreeable”

AFC05

AFC06

3

arrival in England and London

AFC05

2

journey to Paris via Chantilly

AFC05

AFC06

2

possible visit to Madrid

AFC07

3

to England (1785)

AFC07

2

to Europe (1784)

AFC07

1

brings air plant on sea voyage

AFC05

1

expects to go to The Hague and then Paris

AFC05

1

possible visit to Algiers

AFC07

1

to U.S. (1788)

AFC07

16

Writings

5

use of journal

AFC05

AFC06

2

Journal and Correspondence

AFC07

2

her “production” (journal?)

AFC05

1

deliberate removal of text from letter of

AFC06

1

first publication of letters

AFC05

3

importance of letters as family chronicle

AFC06

1

in Adams Family Correspondence

AFC05

1

probably destroyed by fire

AFC05

16

in France

16

reluctance in letter writing

AFC03

AFC04

14

inoculated with smallpox

11

visits to Warren family

AFC04

7

infancy

AFC01

5

in Boston

AFC04

4

desires to join JA in Europe

AFC03

AFC04

4

engagement to Tyler

DQA01

3

JA on education of

AFC01

AFC02

3

at school in Boston

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broken engagement with Royall Tyler

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courted by and marries WSS

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engagement and marriage to Smith

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personality and character

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relationship with JQA

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urged to study French

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courted by Tyler

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guidance from JA

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use of fanciful names, “Mercella” and “Amelia”

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“mournd in tears for Hours” over stillborn sister Elizabeth

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AA on character of

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JA advises to learn needlework

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JA on writing hand and style of

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JA's view of her romance with Tyler

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Mrs. Warren on appearance of

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Mrs. Warren's affection for

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and JA's long absence

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and Royall Tyler

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attends theater

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birth

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birth and baptism

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complimented by Swedish ambassador

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fate of her correspondence with Tyler

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her “remarkable Modesty, Discretion, and Reserve”

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identified

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illness

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in Germantown

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invited to visit Mason family in Boston

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journal

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lives briefly with Warren family

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papers destroyed

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praises Charles Storer

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requests books

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requests paste buckles

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requests stationery

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sends portrait in miniature to Tyler

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sent to live with friends in Boston

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voyage to Europe (1784)

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“has a prudence and steadiness beyond her years”

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Journal and Correspondence (1841-1842)

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advice to JQA

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papers

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