ADAMS FAMILY CORRESPONDENCE
Cover: Adams Family Correspondence, Volumes 5 and 6 in HARDCOVER

Adams Family Correspondence, Volumes 5 and 6

October 1782 – December 1785

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$312.00 • £249.95 • €281.00

ISBN 9780674004061

Publication Date: 12/01/1992

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621 pages

14 halftones, 8 line illustrations

Belknap Press

Adams Papers > Series II: Adams Family Correspondence

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  • Volume V
    • Descriptive List of Illustrations
    • Introduction
      • 1. The Family Becomes International
      • 2. Abigail Adams in Europe
      • 3. The Second Generation
      • 4. Earlier Publication
      • 5. Notes on Editorial Method
    • Acknowledgments
    • Guide to Editorial Apparatus
      • 1. Textual Devices
      • 2. Adams Family Code Names
      • 3. Descriptive Symbols
      • 4. Location Symbols
      • 5. Other Abbreviations and Conventional Terms
      • 6. Short Titles of Works Frequently Cited
    • Family Correspondence, October 1782–November 1784
  • Volume VI
    • Descriptive List of Illustrations
    • Family Correspondence, December 1784–December 1785
    • Appendix: List of Omitted Documents
    • Chronology
    • Index
  • * Illustrations, Volume V:
    • 1. Charles Storer
    • 2. John Thaxter Jr., ca. 1782
    • 3. “I cannot o! I cannot be reconcild to living as I have done for 3 years past”: Abigail Adams to John Adams, 8 October 1782
    • 4. “No Swiss ever longed for home more than I do. I shall forever be a dull man in Europe”: John Adams to Abigail Adams, 28 March 1783
    • 5. “Glorious intelligence!”: 1 April 1783
    • 6. Promenade a Longchamp
    • 7. The Continental Congress’ Earnest Recommendations Regarding Loyalist Property, 14 January 1784
    • 8. John Quincy Adams by Isaak Schmidt, 1783
    • 9. The Reverend William Smith (Abigail Adams’ Father)
    • 10. John Adams by John Singleton Copley
    • 11. “I will not attempt to describe my feelings at meeting two persons so dear to me…I will only say I was completely happy”: John Quincy Adams to John Adams, 30 July 1784
    • 12. Anne-Catherine, Comtesse de Ligniville d’Autricourt, Madame Helvétius, by Louis Michel Vanloo
  • * Illustrations, Volume VI:
    • 1. Western Suburbs of Paris (including Auteuil and Passy) in the Eighteenth Century
    • 2. Vue du Théâtre Français
    • 3. Madame Lafayette, about 1774
    • 4. The Lafayette Children with a Bust of Their Father, about 1786
    • 5. Auteuil and Passy, from the Isle des Cygnes, ca. 1785
    • 6. “Both of them were killed by their fall, and there limbs exceedingly broken”: Abigail Adams 2d to Lucy Cranch, 23 June 1785
    • 7. Princesses Charlotte, Augusta, and Elizabeth, about 1784, by Thomas Gainsborough
    • 8. Abigail Adams 2d, July 1785, by Mather Brown
    • 9. Sarah Kemble Siddons as Desdemona
    • 10. “Never was there a young man who deserved more a severe punishment than yourself”: Abigail Adams 2d to John Quincy Adams, 27 November 1785

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