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Adams Family Letters [manuscript] 1787-1801

Format
Manuscript/Archive
Language
English
Summary
Abigail Adams writes to Cotton Tufts, 1787 January 16, instructing him to burn some letters and to forward a picture to Margaret Smith.
William Smith Shaw, nephew and private secretary to John Adams writes to the latter's son Thomas concerning events in the closing weeks of Adam's administration. Topics discussed are the Midnight judges, the Sedition Act of 1798, the election of 1800, and the peace treaty with France in 1800 and ambassador Rufus King's report concerning its effect on Anglo-American relations.
Also bills currently before Congress on the government of the District of Columbia, a monument to George Washington, the current state of Federalist party politics, Friderich Gentz's pamphlet, John Marshall, and Thomas Jefferson. A few personal notes are included.
Description
5 items.
Cite as
Adams Family Letters, 1787-1801, Accession #7231-a, Special Collections, University of Virginia Library, Charlottesville, Va.
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    a| William Smith Shaw, nephew and private secretary to John Adams writes to the latter's son Thomas concerning events in the closing weeks of Adam's administration. Topics discussed are the Midnight judges, the Sedition Act of 1798, the election of 1800, and the peace treaty with France in 1800 and ambassador Rufus King's report concerning its effect on Anglo-American relations.
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    a| Adams, John, d| 1735-1826.
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    a| Gentz, Friedrich von, d| 1764-1832. t| Ursprung und die Grundsätze der Amerikanischen Revolution, vergleichen mit dem Ursprunge und den Grundsätzen der Französischen. l| English.
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    a| Jefferson, Thomas, d| 1743-1826.
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    a| King, Rufus, d| 1755-1827.
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    a| Marshall, John, d| 1755-1835.
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    a| Washington, George, d| 1732-1799 x| Monuments.
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    a| France. t| Treaties, etc. g| United States, d| 1800 September 30
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    a| Alien and Sedition laws, 1798.
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    a| Presidents z| United States x| Election y| 1800.
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    a| Adams, Abigail, d| 1744-1818 e| correspondent.
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    a| Adams, Thomas Boylston, d| 1772-1832, e| correspondent.
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    a| Shaw, William Smith, d| 1778-1826, e| correspondent.
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    a| Tufts, Cotton, d| 1732-1815 e| recipient.
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