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Adams, Abigail



  • Existence: 1744-1818

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Abigail Adams Correspondence

 Collection — MS Am. 229
Call Number: MS Am. 229
Scope and Contents

Of the 22 letters in this collection, 20 are addressed to John Thaxter in which Abigail Adams writes about the war-time economy, the changing attitudes of American women, and the importance of public service. Other subjects include her management of the family farm, her husband’s absence, and her impressions of people such as General Burgoyne and events such as the siege of Newport.

Dates: 1770-1785; Other: Date acquired: 05/18/1944