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Adams, John, 1735-1826


Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Letter, Tobias Lear on behalf of Martha Washington to President John Adams, 1799 December 31

 Item — Box: 2, Folder: 1799.12.31
Identifier: RM-1212.001
Scope and Contents

Martha Washington’s draft response to the proposal dated December 31, 1799 after George's death. Her main interest, that she be buried next to her husband, was accepted and plans proceeded for a mausoleum at the Capitol.

Dates: 1799 December 31

Letter, Tobias Lear to John Adams, 1800 January 1

 Item — Box: 36, Folder: 1800.01.01
Identifier: RM-1212.002
Scope and Contents

Tobias Lear's copy of an explanatory letter from him to John Adams in which he elaborated on Martha Washington's December 31, 1799 letter he wrote on behalf of her.

Dates: 1800 January 1