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Adams, John, 1735-1826


Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Letter, Elbridge Gerry to John Adams, 1799 September 26

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 12
Identifier: 2021-SC-004-012
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1799 September 26

Letter, John Adams to William Plumer, 1819 June 16

 Item — Box 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: 2021-SC-004-001
Scope and Contents

John Adams writes 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.

Dates: 1819 June 16

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
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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