the adams jefferson letters the complete correspondence between thomas jefferson and abigail and john adams

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The Adams Jefferson Letters

Author : Lester J. Cappon
ISBN : 9780807838921
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An intellectual dialogue of the highest plane achieved in America, the correspondence between John Adams and Thomas Jefferson spanned half a century and embraced government, philosophy, religion, quotidiana, and family griefs and joys. First meeting as delegates to the Continental Congress in 1775, they initiated correspondence in 1777, negotiated jointly as ministers in Europe in the 1780s, and served the early Republic--each, ultimately, in its highest office. At Jefferson's defeat of Adams for the presidency in 1800, they became estranged, and the correspondence lapses from 1801 to 1812, then is renewed until the death of both in 1826, fifty years to the day after the Declaration of Independence. Lester J. Cappon's edition, first published in 1959 in two volumes, provides the complete correspondence between these two men and includes the correspondence between Abigail Adams and Jefferson. Many of these letters have been published in no other modern edition, nor does any other edition devote itself exclusively to the exchange between Jefferson and the Adamses. Introduction, headnotes, and footnotes inform the reader without interrupting the speakers. This reissue of The Adams-Jefferson Letters in a one-volume unabridged edition brings to a broader audience one of the monuments of American scholarship and, to quote C. Vann Woodward, 'a major treasure of national literature.'

Ye Will Say I Am No Christian

Author : Bruce Braden
ISBN : 9781615922277
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The Letters Of John And Abigail Adams

Author : John Adams
ISBN : 9781625584427
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Adams is remembered for the many letters she wrote to her husband while he stayed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, during the Continental Congresses. John frequently sought the advice of Abigail on many matters, and their letters are filled with intellectual discussions on government and politics. The letters serve as eyewitness accounts of the American Revolutionary War home front.

The Portable John Adams

Author : John Adams
ISBN : 0142437786
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A collection of writings by America's second president features selections from his correspondence with his wife, Abigail, along with diary excerpts, parts of his memoirs, and such political writings as "A Dissertation on Canon and Feudal Law," "Thoughts on Government," "A Defense of Constitutions," "Novanglus," and ""Discourse on Davila." Original.

The Adams Jefferson Letters

Author : John Adams
ISBN : UCSC:32106015694174
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The Adams Jefferson Letters

Author : John Adams
ISBN : UCSC:32106015694174
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The Adams Jefferson Letters

Author : John Adams
ISBN : LCCN:59016475
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My Dearest Friend

Author : John Adams
ISBN : 0674026063
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Presents a collection of letters between John and Abigail Adams that chronicle their lives and the events that surrounded them.

Abigail And John Adams

Author : G. J. Barker-Benfield
ISBN : 9780226037448
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During the many years that they were separated by the perils of the American Revolution, John and Abigail Adams exchanged hundreds of letters. Writing to each other of public events and private feelings, loyalty and love, revolution and parenting, they wove a tapestry of correspondence that has become a cherished part of American history and literature. With Abigail and John Adams, historian G. J. Barker-Benfield mines those familiar letters to a new purpose: teasing out the ways in which they reflected—and helped transform—a language of sensibility, inherited from Britain but, amid the revolutionary fervor, becoming Americanized. Sensibility—a heightened moral consciousness of feeling, rooted in the theories of such thinkers as Descartes, Locke, and Adam Smith and including a “moral sense” akin to the physical senses—threads throughout these letters. As Barker-Benfield makes clear, sensibility was the fertile, humanizing ground on which the Adamses not only founded their marriage, but also the “abhorrence of injustice and inhumanity” they and their contemporaries hoped to plant at the heart of the new nation. Bringing together their correspondence with a wealth of fascinating detail about life and thought, courtship and sex, gender and parenting, and class and politics in the revolutionary generation and beyond, Abigail and John Adams draws a lively, convincing portrait of a marriage endangered by separation, yet surviving by the same ideas and idealism that drove the revolution itself. A feast of ideas that never neglects the real lives of the man and woman at its center, Abigail and John Adams takes readers into the heart of an unforgettable union in order to illuminate the first days of our nation—and explore our earliest understandings of what it might mean to be an American.

The Republic Of Letters 1776 1790

Author : Thomas Jefferson
ISBN : UOM:39076001622674
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