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Diary and Autobiographical Writings of Louisa Catherine Adams, Volume 2

1778–1849

  • Volume 1 • 1778–1815
    • Descriptive List of Illustrations*
    • Introduction [Judith S. Graham]
      • 1. A Cosmopolitan Life
      • 2. Louisa Catherine Adams as a Diarist and Autobiographer
      • 3. The Johnson Family
      • 4. Louisa’s Life with John Quincy
      • 5. Louisa and Her Children
      • 6. Notes on Editorial Method
      • 7. Related Digital Resources
    • 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
    • Record of a Life
    • The Adventures of a Nobody
    • Diary of Louisa Catherine Adams, 1812–1814
    • Narrative of a Journey from Russia to France
  • Volume 2 • 1819–1849
    • Diary of Louisa Catherine Adams, 1819–1849
    • Appendix: Johnson Family Genealogy
    • Chronology
    • Index
  • * Illustrations:
    • 1. Louisa Catherine Johnson, by Edward Savage, ca. 1793
    • 2. John Quincy Adams, by John Singleton Copley, 1796
    • 3, 4. Catherine Nuth Johnson and Joshua Johnson, by Edward Savage, ca. 1793
    • 5. Princesses Louise and Frederica of Prussia, by Johann Gottfried Schadow, 1797
    • 6. “Die Stadt Hirschberg in Schlesien,” by Johann Christian Reinhart, ca. 1800
    • 7. “Washington City,” by Anne Marguerite Hyde de Neuville, 1821
    • 8. Emperor Alexander I, by François Gérard, 1814
    • 9. Empress Maria Feodorovna, ca. 1801
    • 10. “View of the Palace Square from Nevsky Prospekt,” by Gabriel Ludwig Lory the Elder, 1804
    • 11. Louisa Catherine Adams’ French Passport, 10 march 1815
    • 12. Louisa Catherine Adams, by Charles Bird King, ca. 1824
    • 13, 14. George Washington Adams and John adams 2d, by Charles Bird King, 1823
    • 15. Charles Francis Adams, by Anson Dickinson, 1827
    • 16. “Ball Given by Mrs. John Quincy Adams at Washington, January 8, 1824,” 1871
    • 17. Georgeanna Frances Adams, by Asher Brown Durand, 1835
    • 18. Hepplewhite Secretary, Boston, ca. 1795–1810
    • 19. John Quincy Adams, Carte de Visite, post 1860
    • 20. Louisa Catherine Adams Diary, 14 March 1847

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