Adams, Samuel, 1722-1803

Adams, Samuel, 1722-1803



  • Existence: 1722 - 1803


Samuel Adams was an American statesman, political philosopher, and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. He was a politician in colonial Massachusetts, a leader of the movement that became the American Revolution, and one of the architects of the principles of American republicanism that shaped the political culture of the United States. He was a second cousin to his fellow Founding Father, President John Adams.

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Samuel Adams letter

Mss 776426.2
Identifier: Mss 776426.2
Date(s): 1776-07-26
Scope and Contents

Letter from Samuel Adams in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Benjamin Franklin, thanking him for the loan of some papers. Written in the third person.