John Adams, the writer

a treasury of letters, diaries, and public documents
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Adams, John, -- 1735-1826 -- Correspondence., Adams, John, -- 1735-1826 -- Diaries., Presidents -- United States -- Correspondence., Presidents -- United States -- Diaries., United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783., United States -- Politics and government -- 1775-1783., United States -- Politics and government -- 1783-
Statementcompiled and edited by Carolyn P. Yoder.
GenreCorrespondence., Diaries.
ContributionsYoder, Carolyn P., 1953-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE302 .A262 2007
The Physical Object
Pagination144 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18512114M
ISBN 139781590782477
LC Control Number2006101748
OCLC/WorldCa77116895

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Adams biographer John Patrick Diggins gathers an impressive variety of his works in this compact, original volume, including parts of his diary and. THE WORKS OF JOHN ADAMS, SECOND PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES: with A LIFE OF THE AUTHOR, NOTES AND ILLUSTRATIONS, by HIS GRANDSON CHARLES FRANCIS ADAMS.

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John Adams (), 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.

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John Adams’s “Autobiography,” Fehrman writes, “blinks and breathes and quivers with life,” as his political writings do not, making him, at least in the author’s opinion, “the most. ‎Preview and download books by John Adams, including The United States Constitution, The Declaration of Independence, The Articles of Confederation, A Collection of State-Papers, Relative to the First Acknowledgment of the Sovereignty of the United States of America and many more.

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ADAMS JR. ’73 is the author or coauthor of numerous books, including Keepers of the Spirit: The Corps of Cadets at Texas A&M University, –, Texas Aggies Go to War, The Fightin’ Texas Aggie Defenders of Bataan and Corregidor, and Murder and Intrigue on the Mexican Border: Governor Colquitt, President Wilson, and the Vergara Brand: Texas A&M University Press.

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