Adams, Abigail, 1744-1818

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Epithet: wife of President John Adams

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Wife of John Adams.

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Quincy, to Thomas Jefferson, 1804 May 20. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270129697

From the description of Autograph letter signed "A.A." : Philadelphia, 1800 Jan. 9. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270129709

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Braintree, to Elbridge Gerry, 1784 Mar. 19. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270129722

Abigail Smith Adams was the wife of John Adams, second president of the United States. For further biographical information, see Notable American Women, 1607-1950 (1971).

From the description of Letter, 1808. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 232007169

Abigail Smith Adams (1744-1818), the daughter of Rev. William Smith (1707-1783) and Elizabeth Quincy Smith (1721-1775), was the wife of John Adams (1735-1826), second president of the United States.

From the description of Letters, 1784-1816. (American Antiquarian Society). WorldCat record id: 213866675

Wife of John Adams, second President of the United States.

From the description of Abigail Adams letters, 1797-1798, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to Mrs. Esther Black, Quincy, Massachusetts. (Duke University). WorldCat record id: 34763317

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creatorOf Adams, Abigail, 1744-1818,. Adams family letters, 1787-1801. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Porter, Horace, 1837-1921. Papers, 1923. Johns Hopkins University, Sheridan Libraries and the Milton S. Eisenhower Library
referencedIn Cranch family papers, 1758-1882. Library of Congress
creatorOf Adams, Abigail, 1744-1818. Gwathmey collection [manuscript], 1708-1852. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Hill, Amy,. Abigail Adams house photographs, 1898-1947. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Cranch family. Cranch family papers, 1749-1882. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Landauer, Bella Clara, 1874-1960. Collection, 1762-1941 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Owen, Richard, 1922-. Abigail Adams : opera in two acts / music and libretto by Richard Owen. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Johnson family. Johnson family papers, 1776-1937. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Dudley, Frank Elijah, b. 1884. Poem "On Reading Abigail Adams's letter of June 6, 1785 [sic] from Bath Hotel, London [sic] to Thomas Jefferson in Paris" [manuscript] 1965 Apr. 29. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Adams, Abigail, 1744-1818. Letter : to Elizabeth Cranch Norton, 1785 March 8. Boston Public Library, Central Library in Copley Square
referencedIn Shaw Family Papers, 1636-1892, (bulk 1770-1870) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Adams, Abigail, 1744-1818. Autograph letter signed : Quincy, to Thomas Jefferson, 1804 May 20. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Adams, Abigail, 1744-1818. Letter, 1808. Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Autograph File, A, 1518-2002. Houghton Library.
referencedIn West Wall of Long Room United States. National Archives and Records Administration. New England Region
referencedIn Autograph File, A, 1518-2002. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Adams, James Taylor. Engravings of members of the Adams family [manuscript]. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Adams, Abigail, 1744-1818. Autograph letter signed : Quincy, to Richard Rush, 1816 Aug. 21. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Cranch, Christopher Pearse, 1813-1892. Christopher P. Cranch papers, 1782-1928. Library of Congress
referencedIn President's Secretary's Files (Truman Administration). 1945 - 1960. Longhand Notes Files. 1945 - 1953. Longhand Notes - Presidential, 1944 - 1953: November 24, 1952. 1945 - 1953. Longhand Note of President Harry S. Truman
creatorOf Adams, Abigail, 1744-1818,. Autograph letter signed from Abigail Adams to Catherine Elizabeth Rush, 1816 December 18. Folger Shakespeare Library
referencedIn Park, Maud Wood, 1871-1955. Papers in the Woman's Rights Collection, 1870-1960 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Hazzard, Florence W. (Florence Woolsey). Papers, 1940-1950. Smith College, Neilson Library
referencedIn Miscellaneous Manuscripts Collection, 1668-1983, Bulk, 1750-1850, 1668-1983 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Subject Files on John Adams and Abigail Adams, 1/20/1981 - 1/20/1989 Ronald Reagan Presidential Library
creatorOf Adams, Abigail, 1744-1818. Letter, 1798 June 18 [n.p.], to Rev. Dr. Belknap, Boston. Dartmouth College Library
creatorOf Adams, Abigail, 1744-1818. Tudor-Adams correspondence, 1774-1823. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Adams, Abigail, 1744-1818. Smith-Townsend Family papers and papers II, 1670-1892. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Hamlin, Joanne. Papers, 1975. Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Museum of the City of New York. Letters collection, 1670-1950, 1775-1930 (bulk). Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Lutz, Alma,. Collection of documents by and about abolitionists and women's rights activists: Part 1 (Ad-Lip), 1775-1943 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Thomas Jefferson Papers, 1606-1943, (bulk 1775-1826) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Hazzard, Florence Woolsey, 1903-1992. Florence Woolsey Hazzard papers, 1819-1976, 1925-1965 (bulk). Cornell University Library
referencedIn Warren, Mercy Otis, 1728-1814. Mercy Otis Warren papers, 1709-1814 (inclusive) [microform]. Stanford University Libraries
creatorOf Adams, Abigail, 1744-1818. Abigail Adams letters, 1784-1794. Peabody Essex Museum
creatorOf Adams, Abigail, 1744-1818. Warren-Adams papers, 1767-1822. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Papers, (inclusive), (bulk), 1884-1983, 1920-1960 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn Smith, William Steuben, 1787-1850. William Steuben Smith diary and letterbook, 1809-1821. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Woman's Rights Collection (WRC) Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn Adams National Historic Site Photographs of National Register of Historic Places United States. National Archives and Records Administration. New England Region
referencedIn Dudley, Frank Elijah, b. 1884. On reading Abigail Adams's letter of June 6, 1785 from Bath Hotel, London, to Thomas Jefferson in Paris : manuscript, 1965. Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Adams Family Papers, 1776-1948, (bulk 1794-1846) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Dumas, Charles Guillaume Frédéric, ca. 1725-1780. Charles Guillaume Frédéric Dumas papers, 1775-1793. Library of Congress
creatorOf Adams, Abigail, 1744-1818. Autograph letter signed "A.A." : Philadelphia, 1800 Jan. 9. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Williams, Julia Rush, 1792-1860. Commonplace book, 1809-1846. Rosenbach Museum & Library
referencedIn Buchanan, Roberdeau, 1839-1916,. Collection, 1761-1831. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn Owen, Richard, 1922-. Sketches of Abigail Adams / by Richard Owen. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Woman's rights collection, 1853-1958 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn [Adams papers : a series of articles from Life magazine]. Boston College, Thomas P. O'Neill Library
creatorOf Thaxter family. Papers, 1774-1791. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Adams, Abigail, 1744-1818. ALS, 1800 October 18 : Quincy, to Dr. Benjamin Rush, Philadelphia. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
creatorOf Adams family. Smith-Carter family papers, 1669-1880. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Adams, John, 1735-1826. Letter, 1786 April 5, Buckingham, to Mrs. Adams [n.p.]. Dartmouth College Library
referencedIn War of 1812 mss., 1776-1879 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
creatorOf Adams, Abigail, 1744-1818. Autograph letter signed : Philadelphia, to her sister, Mrs. Richard Cranch, 1800 May 16. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826. Letters to Benjamin Rush and George Thompson: [manuscript], 1811-1825. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Marvin, Frederic Rowland, 1847-1918. The Frederic Rowland Marvin papers. 1915. University of Utah, J. Willard Marriott Library
referencedIn Felt, Joseph B. (Joseph Barlow), 1789-1869. Shaw family papers, 1636-1892 (bulk 1770-1870). Library of Congress
creatorOf Adams, Abigail, 1744-1818. ALS, 1785 Jamuary 20 : Auteuil. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
referencedIn Thomas Gage papers, Gage, Thomas, papers, 1754-1807, 1759-1775 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Norton, Jacob, 1764-1858. Jacob Norton papers, 1774-1840. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Warren, Mercy Otis, 1728-1814. Mercy Otis Warren papers, 1709-1814 (inclusive), [microform]. Yale University Library
referencedIn Van der Kemp, Francis Adrian, 1752-1829. Collection, 1781-1829. Historical Society of Pennsylvania
referencedIn Stone, Irving, 1903-1989. Irving Stone papers, 1923-1990s (bulk 1934-1989). UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826. The Coolidge Collection of Thomas Jefferson manuscripts, 1705-1827. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Abigail Adams Smith Museum. Letters, 1755-1862, 1790-1830 (bulk) Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Johnson family papers, 1776-1937 Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn Records of Temporary Committees, Commissions, and Boards. 1893 - 2008. Photographs and Graphic Materials Considered for Use as Illustrations in the Report quot;...To Form a More Perfect Union ...Justice for American Womenquot;
referencedIn Adams family. Adams National Historical Park, Adams family papers, 1745-1927. Becton Dickinson Technology
creatorOf Adams, Brooks, 1848-1927. John Quincy Adams [typescript], ca. 1905-1909. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Johnson, A. B. (Alexander Bryan), 1786-1867. Letters received, 1811-1870 ; bulk: 1811-1831. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Collection, n.y., n.d., 1775-1943 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
creatorOf Adams family. Adams-Hull collection, 1775-1856. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf De Windt family. Papers, 1779-1841. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Adams, Abigail, 1744-1818. Autograph letter signed : Washington, to Henry Wheaton, 1818 Mar. 10. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Norcross, Grenville H., 1854-1937. Grenville H. Norcross autograph collection, 1489-1937. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826. The Coolidge Collection of Thomas Jefferson manuscripts, 1705-1826. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Shaw family. Papers, 1636-1892 (inclusive), 1770-1870 (bulk). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Topsfield Historical Society. Topsfield Historical Society Records, 1661-1970. Peabody Essex Museum
creatorOf Adams, Abigail, 1744-1818. Adams-Johnson-Lynch family papers, 1800-1903. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Henry, Pauline E. Autograph letters from John Adams and John Quincy Adams, 1781-1829 [microform] / presented by Pauline E. Henry, grand-daughter of Francis Adrian Van der Kemp. University of West Georgia, Irvine Sullivan Ingram Library
referencedIn Adams family. Papers, 1639-1899. American Philosophical Society Library
creatorOf Cutts, Richard, 1771-1845. Papers of Richard Cutts, 1753-1886 (bulk 1802-1830). University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Adams Mansion National Historic Site Photographs United States. National Archives and Records Administration. New England Region
creatorOf Rush, Benjamin, 1746-1813. Papers, 1766-1845. Duke University, Medical Center Library & Archives
creatorOf Adams family. Adams family papers, 1639-1889, bulk: 1755-1889. Library of Congress
creatorOf Adams, Abigail, 1744-1818. Abigail Adams letters, 1797-1798, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to Mrs. Esther Black, Quincy, Massachusetts. Duke University, Medical Center Library & Archives
creatorOf Adams, Abigail, 1744-1818. Adams-Welsh corrspondence, 1790-1830. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Vertical file of John Adams and Abigail Adams portraits. Brooklyn Museum Libraries & Archives
creatorOf Adams, Abigail, 1744-1818. Anna E. Roth collection, 1639-1897. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Boswell's Life of Johnson : including Boswell's Journal of a tour to the Hebrides and Johnson's Diary of a journey into North Wales, edited by George Birkbeck Hill, extra-illustrated, 1464-1897 (inclusive), 1724-1874 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Adams, Abigail, 1744-1818. Autograph letter signed : Braintree, to Elbridge Gerry, 1784 Mar. 19. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Johnson family. Johnson family papers, 1776-1937. Cornell University Library
referencedIn Peabody, Stephen, 1741-1819. Diaries, 1767-1814. American Antiquarian Society
referencedIn James Thomas Fields collection of autographs and portraits of distinguished women, 1814-1907. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Adams, Abigail, 1744-1818. Letters, 1784-1816. American Antiquarian Society
creatorOf Adams, Abigail, 1744-1818. ALS, [n.d.] : [s.l.], to unidentified correspondent. Copley Press, J S Copley Library
referencedIn Florence Woolsey Hazzard papers, 1819-1976, 1925-1965 (bulk) Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
creatorOf Green, Samuel A. (Samuel Abbott), 1830-1918. Papers, 1700-1916. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Adams, Abigail, 1744-1818. Adams family papers, 1776-1948 (bulk 1794-1846). Library of Congress
referencedIn Strauss, Herbert R., 1899-1974,. Herbert R. Strauss collection of Adams family letters, 1763-1829. Newberry Library
creatorOf SIGNATURES OF PRESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA from George Washington to Dwight David Eisenhower, often with those of their wives, mostly cut from letters and documents; 1776-aft. 1952. Lacks the signature of Calvin Coolidge but includes (f... British Library
referencedIn Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826. Thomas Jefferson papers, 1606-1943 (bulk 1775-1826). Library of Congress
referencedIn Henry Oscar Houghton papers, 1773-1932 (inclusive) 1833-1895 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Women in the Making of America: Women in Politics and Government United States. National Archives and Records Administration
creatorOf Adams Family papers, 1639-1899, 1639-1899 American Philosophical Society
referencedIn Webster, Kate. Your affectionate Portia : Abigail Adams to John Adams during the American Revolution, a dramatic work for one actress : typescript, 1975. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Washington, George, 1732-1799. George Washington collection, 1749-1806, (bulk 1757-1799). Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
referencedIn Castle-Bache Collection, 1683-1922 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Cushing, William, 1732-1810. Papers, 1664-1814. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Florence Woolsey Hazzard Papers MS 76., 1940-1950 Sophia Smith Collection
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associatedWith Adams, Charles Francis, 1807-1886 person
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correspondedWith Adams family. family
associatedWith Adams, Henry, 1838-1918 person
spouseOf Adams, John, 1735-1826. person
parentOf Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848. person
parentOf Adams, John Quincy, 1830-1893 person
associatedWith Agassiz, Louis, 1807-1873 person
associatedWith ALMA LUTZ, 1890-1973 person
associatedWith Bache, Benjamin Franklin, 1769-1798 person
associatedWith Banks, Joseph, Sir, 1743-1820 person
associatedWith Belknap, Jeremy, 1744-1798. person
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associatedWith Coxe, John Redman, 1773-1864. person
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associatedWith Cranch, Elizabeth. person
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associatedWith Cranch, Lucy Greenleaf, 1767-1846. person
associatedWith Cranch, Mary Smith, 1741-1811. person
associatedWith Cranch, Richard, Mrs., fl. 1800, person
associatedWith Cushing, William, 1732-1810. person
associatedWith Cutts, Richard, 1771-1845. person
associatedWith Cuvier, Georges, Baron, 1769-1832 person
associatedWith Darlington, William, 1782-1863 person
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correspondedWith Dumas, Charles Guillaume Frédéric, ca. 1725-1780. person
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associatedWith Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955 person
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associatedWith Genth, F. A., (Frederick Augustus), 1820-1893 person
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correspondedWith Rush, Catherine Elizabeth, fl. 1816 person
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associatedWith Waterton, Charles, 1782-1865 person
associatedWith Wayne, Anthony person
associatedWith Webster, Kate. person
associatedWith Wheaton, Henry, 1785-1848, person
associatedWith Williams, Julia Rush, 1792-1860. person
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Great Britain
United States
Massachusetts
New York (N.Y.)
United States - History - Civil War, 1861-1865
United States
Pennsylvania
United States - History - Revolution - 1775-1783 - Personal narratives
Philadelphia (Pa.)
United States
Washington (D.C.)
Quincy MA US
United States
New York (State)
Weymouth MA US
London (England)
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Women--Correspondence
Farm life
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Birth 1744-11-22

Death 1818-10-28

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