Washington. At home all day, conversation with the family, my Mother, John, evening,
1. Richard Rush (1780–1859), of Philadelphia, who had served as attorney general under President Madison and,
briefly, as secretary of state under President Monroe, pending the return of JQA from
Europe, and who was now Secretary of the Treasury (DAB).
Cite web page as: Founding Families: Digital Editions of the Papers of the Winthrops and the Adamses, ed.C. James Taylor. Boston: Massachusetts Historical Society, 2016.