Papers of John Adams, Volumes 3 and 4: May 1775 - August 1776

Papers of John Adams, Volumes 3 and 4: May 1775 - August 1776

by John Adams
     
 
As the American colonies grew more restive, and a break with the mother country ceased to be unthinkable, John Adams was forced to spend less and less time with his beloved family. Although burdened by ever expanding responsibilities in the Second Continental Congress, he found time for an amazing amount of correspondence.

Overview

As the American colonies grew more restive, and a break with the mother country ceased to be unthinkable, John Adams was forced to spend less and less time with his beloved family. Although burdened by ever expanding responsibilities in the Second Continental Congress, he found time for an amazing amount of correspondence.

Editorial Reviews

Journal of Southern History - Joyce Appleby
What more than rewards the reading of these volumes...are the splashes of wit, the funny episodes, the hints of intrigue, the eyewitness accounts of historic moments, and, above all, the reminder of what a passionate participant in life John Adams was.
Journal of Southern History

What more than rewards the reading of these volumes...are the splashes of wit, the funny episodes, the hints of intrigue, the eyewitness accounts of historic moments, and, above all, the reminder of what a passionate participant in life John Adams was.
— Joyce Appleby

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674654426
Publisher:
Harvard
Publication date:
01/28/1980
Series:
Adams Papers Series, #15
Pages:
168
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.25(h) x (d)

Meet the Author

Gregg L. Lint is Series Editor of the Papers of John Adams at the Massachusetts Historical Society.

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