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Abigail Adams and Her Times


With Maud Howe Elliott, etc., etc.


A Biography of the Wife of John Adams (October 30, 1735 July 4, 1826), the second president of the United States (17971801), after serving as the first Vice President of the United States (1789-1797), and mother of the sixth President of the United States, John Quincy Adams (July 11, 1767 February 23, 1848). Through her prolific letters written to her husband she provides an account of life and politics during the American Revolutionary War.

Dedication: To The Honored Memory Of Franklin Benjamin Sanborn, The Friend Of My Parents And Of My Children, To Three Generations A Faithful Affectionate, And Beloved Counsellor

For much of the local and contemporary color in this little book, the author is indebted to the admirable works of the late Mrs. Alice Morse Earle.

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