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Adams, Abigail, 1744-1818



  • Existence: 1744 - 1818


Abigail Adams (née Smith; November 22, [O.S. November 11] 1744 – October 28, 1818) was the wife and closest advisor of John Adams, as well as the mother of John Quincy Adams. She is sometimes considered to have been a Founder of the United States, and is now designated as the first Second Lady and second First Lady of the United States, although these titles were not used at the time.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Abigail Adams letter

Identifier: Mss 798368.1
Mss 798368.1
Date(s): 1798-06-18
Scope and Contents

Letter from Abigail Adams to Rev. Dr. Belknap of Boston, telling him that she is sending a pamphlet and other items. Signature removed.

U.S. Pres. John Adams letter

Identifier: Mss 786255.1
Mss 786255.1
Date(s): 1786-04-05

In English.

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