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My dearest friend : letters of Abigail and John Adams

Author: John Adams; Margaret A Hogan; C James Taylor
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2007.
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A collection of letters between Abigail and John Adams written from 1762 to 1801 covering topics of revolution, independence, and nation building, along with those that reflect their love for one another.
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Genre/Form: Correspondence
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Adams, John, 1735-1826.
My dearest friend.
Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2007
(OCoLC)607659395
Online version:
Adams, John, 1735-1826.
My dearest friend.
Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2007
(OCoLC)608340507
Named Person: John Adams; Abigail Adams; Abigail Adams; John Adams; John Adams; Abigail Adams
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Adams; Margaret A Hogan; C James Taylor
ISBN: 9780674026063 0674026063 9780674057050 0674057058
OCLC Number: 84152825
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xx, 508 p., [20] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), col. map ; 25 cm.
Contents: pt. 1. Courtship and marriage --
"Love sweetens life", October 1762-July 1774 --
"The decisive day is come", August 1774-December 1775 --
pt. 2. Independence --
"We are determined to foment a rebelion", January-October 1776 --
"Kind providence has preserved to me a life", January-November 1777 --
pt. 3. The years abroad --
"I cast my thoughts across the Atlantick", February 1778-April 1782 --
"A signal tryumph", July 1782-March 1788 --
pt. 4. --
"The most insignificant office", December 1788-January 1794 --
"This whirligig of a world", February 1794-December 1795 --
pt. 5. The first couple --
"I am heir apparent", January 1796-January 1797 --
"The chief majestracy of a nation", February 1797-February 1801 --
Epilogue: The death of Abigail --
Chronology.
Other Titles: Correspondence.
Responsibility: edited by Margaret A. Hogan and C. James Taylor.

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In 1762, John Adams penned a flirtatious note to 'Miss Adorable', Abigail Smith. In 1801, Abigail wrote to wish her husband John a safe journey as he headed home to Quincy after serving as president  Read more...
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Hogan and Taylor, editors of the Adams Papers at the Massachusetts Historical Society, have given history buffs a treat--the most comprehensive edition of letters between two extremely lively Read more...

 
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