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Papers of John Adams, Volume 20

June 1789 – February 1791

  • Descriptive List of Illustrations*
  • Introduction
    • 1. Uniting the States
    • 2. “Preserve an honest Neutrality”
    • 3. Making the Vice Presidency
    • 4. John Adams and His Letterbooks
    • 5. Notes on Editorial Method
    • 6. 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
  • Papers of John Adams, June 1789 – February 1791
  • Appendix: List of Omitted Documents
  • Index
  • * Descriptive List of Illustrations
    • 1. “Adieu Bastille,” 1789
    • 2. Catalog of books in John Adams’ library, June 1790
    • 3. “A South-West View of Newport,” by Samuel King, 1795
    • 4. “Benjamin Franklin Drawing Electricity from the Sky,” by Benjamin West, ca. 1816
    • 5. “A New Invented Machine, for Spinning of Wool or Cotton,” by Christopher Tully, 1775
    • 6. “A Chart of the Interior Part of North America,” detail, 1790
    • 7. George Washington, by John Trumbull, 1790
    • 8. “Robert Morris Moving the Capitol,” ca. 1790
    • 9. Hannah Adams, by Chester Harding, ca. 1827

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