The Letters of John and Abigail Adams (Google eBook)

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Penguin, Dec 30, 2003 - Literary Collections - 512 pages
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The Letters of John and Abigail Adams provides an insightful record of American life before, during, and after the Revolution; the letters also reveal the intellectually and emotionally fulfilling relationship between John and Abigail that lasted fifty-four years and withstood historical upheavals, long periods apart, and personal tragedies. Covering key moments in American history-the Continental Congress, the drafting of the Declaration of Independence, the Revolutionary War, and John Adams's diplomatic missions to Europe-the letters reveal the concerns of a couple living during a period of explosive change, from smallpox and British warships to raising children, paying taxes, the state of women, and the emerging concepts of American democracy.
  

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Review: The Letters of John and Abigail Adams

User Review  - Susan Gardner - Goodreads

One of the most evocative and interesting collections of letters, full of insights on their times as well as their relationship. To be read and savored more than once. Read full review

Review: The Letters of John and Abigail Adams

User Review  - Melissa Boggs - Goodreads

Every time I read the letters of John and Abigail Adams I am overwhelmed with the brilliance that Abigail possessed. She was a highly educated woman for her day and was a huge supporter of her husband ... Read full review

Contents

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LETTER 3 JOHN ADAMS
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LETTER 5 JOHN ADAMS
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LETTER 7 JOHN ADAMS
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LETTER 9 JOHN ADAMS
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LETTER 12 ABIGAIL ADAMS
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LETTER 13 ABIGAIL ADAMS
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LETTER 15 ABIGAIL ADAMS
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LETTER 101 JOHN ADAMS
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LETTER 105 JOHN ADAMS
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LETTER 111 JOHN ADAMS
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LETTER 117 JOHN ADAMS
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LETTER 125 JOHN ADAMS
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LETTER 131 JOHN ADAMS
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LETTER 138 ABIGAIL ADAMS
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LETTER 145 JOHN ADAMS
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LETTER 19 JOHN ADAMS
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LETTER 20 JOHN ADAMS
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LETTER 25 JOHN ADAMS
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LETTER 29 JOHN ADAMS
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LETTER 33 ABIGAIL ADAMS
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LETTER 37 JOHN ADAMS
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LETTER 41 JOHN ADAMS
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LETTER 44 JOHN ADAMS
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LETTER 48 ABIGAIL ADAMS
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LETTER 52 JOHN ADAMS
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LETTER 54 JOHN ADAMS
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LETTER 57 ABIGAIL ADAMS
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LETTER 61 JOHN ADAMS
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LETTER 67 JOHN ADAMS
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LETTER 71 ABIGAIL ADAMS
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LETTER 79 ABIGAIL ADAMS
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LETTER 82 JOHN ADAMS
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LETTER 86 ABIGAIL ADAMS
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LETTER 89 JOHN ADAMS
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LETTER 92 ABIGAIL ADAMS
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LETTER 96 JOHN ADAMS
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LETTER 158 JOHN ADAMS
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LETTER 164 JOHN ADAMS
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LETTER 172 JOHN ADAMS
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LETTER 183 JOHN ADAMS
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LETTER 185 JOHN ADAMS
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LETTER 194 ABIGAIL ADAMS
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LETTER 204 JOHN ADAMS
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LETTER 213 ABIGAIL ADAMS
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LETTER 221 ABIGAIL ADAMS
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LETTER 227 ABIGAIL ADAMS
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LETTER 234 ABIGAIL ADAMS
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LETTER 240 JOHN ADAMS
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LETTER 243 JOHN ADAMS
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LETTER 251 ABIGAIL ADAMS
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LETTER 262 ABIGAIL ADAMS
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LETTER 266 ABIGAIL ADAMS
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LETTER 270 JOHN ADAMS
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LETTER 274 JOHN ADAMS
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LETTER 276 JOHN ADAMS
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LETTER 282 ABIGAIL ADAMS
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Abigail Smith Adams (1744-1818), was one of the most influential women of her era.


John Adams (1735-1826), educated as a lawyer at Harvard, was the Massachusetts delegate to the First and Second Continental Congresses. During the Revolutionary War, he served abroad in diplomatic roles and helped negotiate the peace treaty. After serving as Vice President for two terms under George Washington, he was subsequently elected President.

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