John Adams (1735-1826) was the Massachusetts delegate to the First and Second Continental Congresses. After serving as Vice President for two terms under George Washington, he was subsequently elected President. Abigail Smith Adams (1744-1818) was one of the most influential women of her era. Frank Shuffelton is a professor of English at the University of Rochester, and he edited the Penguin Classics edition of Notes on the State of Virginia by Thomas Jefferson.
The Letters of John and Abigail Adamsby John Adams, Abigail Adams
Adams is remembered for the many letters she wrote to her husband while he stayed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, during the Continental Congresses. John frequently sought the advice of Abigail on many matters, and their letters are filled with intellectual discussions on government and politics. The letters serve as eyewitness accounts of the American Revolutionary War home front.
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This edition does not contain all the letters and it is not annotated. However, it is very interesting.