Adams, John, 1735-1826
- Existence: 1735 - 1826
John Adams was an American statesman, attorney, diplomat, writer, and Founding Father who served as the second president of the United States, from 1797 to 1801. Before his presidency, he was a leader of the American Revolution that achieved independence from Great Britain and served as the first vice president of the United States.
Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:
Notebook listing cases to come before the Court in Suffolk during the January term 1774.
Three-page letter from John Adams at Quincy, Massachusetts to Benjamin Rush in which he refutes an article by certain citizens of Philadelphia in the "National Intelligencer" on war preparations, as well as citing the example of diverse animals in nature. Typescript transcription and carbon copy of typescript critical note laid in.
Letter from U.S. Pres. John Adams of Quincy [Mass.] to "Dear Sir" [i.e. Col. McHenry] he is satisfied with the prudently written letter to General Wilkinson. Incomplete: signature lacking.
Letter from U.S. Pres. John Adams of Philadelphia [Pa.] to the Inhabitants of the town of Quincy. Expressing his gratitude for their expression of esteem and approval.
Two-page letter from John Adams to John Jay concerning a loan for the United States. Endorsed on the reverse: to be used with reserve, N. Peabody.
Letter from John Adams in Passy, France to Thomas Cushing, examining British sentiments towards the US.
Letter from John Adams in Passy, France to John Jay, President of Congress with an account of an English Loan.
Letter from John Paul Jones abord l'Orient to Benjamin Franklin and John Adams, American plenipotetiaries at the Court of France, reporting news of American naval forces, including the intelligence that Comte Destaing had sailed on a secret mission.
Letter from U.S. President John Adams of Plymouth to Calvin Perkins asking him for leave and permission to depart and proceed. The schooner Laurel is bound for North Caroliona laden with rum.
Two page letter from U.S. President John Adams of Quincy [Mass.] to Thomas B. Adams giving advice about obtaining a practice. Governor Sumner is dead and will be greatly missed. Includes Portrait of John Adams.