Adams Family Correspondence
March 1787-December 1789 v. 8
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Adams Family Correspondence by Margaret A. Hogan
Book DescriptionBy early 1787, as this latest volume of the award-winning series "Adams Family Correspondence" opens, John and Abigail Adams were eagerly planning their return home to Massachusetts from Great Britain, frustrated by John's lack of progress in his diplomatic mission and anxious for a reunion with family and friends. Arriving in Massachusetts in mid-1788, they anticipated a quiet retirement from government service as they returned to running their farm. But they barely had time to settle in before they were pulled back into the public sphere by John's election as the first vice president under the new Constitution. Moving to New York City in 1789 with their daughter Nabby, and her family, John and Abigail found themselves once again centre stage in American political life. "The Adamses" serve as prescient and thoughtful observers of the world around them, from the manners and mores of English court life to the political intrigues of the new federal government in New York. Beyond that wider world, however, these letters observe the more intimate domestic concerns of a New England family. With more of the forthright candour that marks the Adamses' correspondence, this volume offers a unique perspective on a crucial period in American history.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780674022782
(248mm x 165mm x 36mm)
Imprint: The Belknap Press
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publish Date: 4-Apr-2007
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Margaret A. Hogan
Adams Family Correspondence, Volume 11, Hardback (August 2013)
The fiery debate over funding Jay Treaty sets political stage, and austic exchanges between Federalists and Democratic-Republicans row as rumors surface of George Washington's impending retirement. This title spans the period from July 1795 to the eve of John Adams' inauguration, with growing partisan divide to election playing a central role.
My Dearest Friend, Paperback (October 2010)
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 of the nation he helped create. This collection invites readers to experience the founding of a nation and the partnership of two strong individuals.
Adams Family Correspondence, Hardback (May 2009)» View all books by Margaret A. Hogan
The years 1790 to 1793 marked the beginning of the American republic. Vice President John Adams chaired Senate sessions even as he was prevented from participating in any meaningful fashion. Abigail joined him when her health permitted. This volume offers insight into the family and a commentary on life that many expected from the Adamses.
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Author Biography - Margaret A. Hogan
Margaret A. Hogan is Editor of the Adams Papers at the Massachusetts Historical Society. C. James Taylor is Editor in Chief of the Adams Papers at the Massachusetts Historical Society. Gregg L. Lint is Senior Editor of the Adams Papers at the Massachusetts Historical Society.
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