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Papers of John Adams, Volume 17

April–November 1785

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$109.00 • £94.95 • €99.95

ISBN 9780674728950

Publication Date: 05/27/2014


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  • Descriptive List of Illustrations*
  • Introduction
    • 1. Minister to the Netherlands in Absentia
    • 2. The Joint Commissioners in London and Paris
    • 3. Minister to the Court of St. James
    • 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, April–November 1785
  • Appendix: List of Omitted Documents
  • Index
  • * Descriptive List of Illustrations
    • 1. Thomas Jefferson, by Jean Antoine Houdon, 1789
    • 2, 3. King George III and Queen Charlotte, by Sir Joshua Reynolds, 1779
    • 4, 5. John Adams to John Jay, 2 June 1785, Plaintext and Encoded Copies
    • 6. “A View of Grosvenor Square London,” by Thomas Bowles III, ca. 1750
    • 7. “Honest Billy,” Published by Samuel William Fores, 18 February 1785
    • 8. “Christian Slavery in Barbary,” 1861
    • 9. Filippo Mazzei, by Jacques Louis David, 1790–1791
    • 10. Francis Osborne, 5th Duke of Leeds, Attributed to Benjamin West, ca. 1769

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