Adams, John, 1735-1826
Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:
Elbridge Gerry writes to John Adams, President of the United States. He writes "If an answer, to the letter which your excellency proposed to write to Mr. Pickering on my concerns, is received, I will do myself the honor of waiting on you at any time which may best serve your convenience. Mrs. Gerry unites with me in best respects to yourself and Lady. Be assured, I remain Dear Sir with every sentiment of attachment." Autograph letter, signed. 1 page.
John Adams writes to unknown recipient, possibly William Plumer, New Hampshire Senator and Governor, discussing the Fries Rebellion of 1799 in Pennsylvania. He pardoned armed tax resisters, including John Fries, convicted of treason. Letter, signed. 1 page.
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.
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.