Images and searchable transcriptions of the correspondence between John and Abigail Adams, the diary of John Adams, and the autobiography of John Adams.
Digital edition of the content of the previously printed documentary editions of The Adams Papers; includes full annotations, index, and a search tool.
Images of all the pages (over 14,000) within 51 volumes of John Quincy Adams's diary, ranging in date from 1779 to 1848.
John Quincy Adams (JQA, 1767–1848), the oldest son of John and Abigail Adams, was an American statesmen whose distinguished career in public service spanned six decades. For more than 68 years, JQA kept a diary of his public and private experiences. Read and search transcriptions covering his legal, political, and diplomatic careers (1789–1817), his time as secretary of state (1817–1825), his presidency (1825–1829), and nearly half of his tenure in the United States House of Representatives (1830-1838)
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Unverified, searchable transcriptions of Charles Francis Adams’ Diary from 1 January 1861 to 30 April 1865
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