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John Adams : revolutionary writings 1775-1783

Author: John Adams; Gordon S Wood
Publisher: New York : Library of America, ©2011.
Series: Library of America, 214.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English
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"Traces John Adams' career from his leading role in the debate over independence ... to his tireless efforts to establish the fledgling government of the United States and supply its army in the field, to his crucial diplomatic service in Europe ... . It includes his highly influential 1776 pamphlet Thoughts on Government, dozens of his characteristically frank and revealing personal letters ... extensive diary  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Diaries
History
Records and correspondence
Sources
Correspondence
Named Person: John Adams; John Adams; John Adams
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Adams; Gordon S Wood
ISBN: 9781598530902 1598530909
OCLC Number: 708089426
Description: xxi, 811 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: The Continental Congress, 1775-1777 --
Commissioner to France and framer of the Massachusetts constitution, 1778-1779 --
Peace negotiator with Britain and minister to the Netherlands, 1779-1783 --
Selections from the autobiography.
Series Title: Library of America, 214.
Other Titles: Revolutionary writings 1775-1783
Responsibility: Gordon Wood, editor.

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"Traces John Adams' career from his leading role in the debate over independence ... to his tireless efforts to establish the fledgling government of the United States and supply its army in the field, to his crucial diplomatic service in Europe ... . It includes his highly influential 1776 pamphlet Thoughts on Government, dozens of his characteristically frank and revealing personal letters ... extensive diary excerpts."--Jacket.

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