Adams Family Correspondence, volume 1

The Adams Papers

Descriptive List of Illustrations

Descriptive List of Illustrations ix Introduction xix 1. A General View of the Adams Family Correspondence xix. 2. Sources xxv. 3. Previous Use and Publication xxxii. 4. The Editorial Method xli. Acknowledgments xlix Guide to Editorial Apparatus liv 1. Textual Devices liv. 2. Adams Family Code Names liv. 3. Descriptive Symbols lv. 4. Location Symbols lvi. 5. Other Abbreviations and Conventional Terms lvii. 6. Short Titles of Works Frequently Cited lix. Family Correspondence, December 1761–May 1776 1 Addendum: Abigail Adams to Mercy Otis Warren, January? 1776 422