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The works of John Adams, second President of the United States: with a life of the author, notes and illustrations,

Author: John Adams; Charles Francis Adams
Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown, 1850-56 [v. 1, '56]
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Adams, John, 1735-1826.
Works of John Adams, second President of the United States.
Boston, Little, Brown, 1850-56 [v. 1, '56]
(OCoLC)610448530
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Adams; Charles Francis Adams
OCLC Number: 2011386
Notes: Vols. 2-6 have imprint: Boston, C.C. Little and J. Brown.
"Three hundred copies printed on large paper."--Sabin, Bibl. amer., v. 1, no. 253.
(Cont) IV. Novanglus; or, A history of the dispute with America, from its origin, in 1754, to the present time. Letter to Richard Henry Lee, 15 November, 1775. Thoughts on government, applicable to the present state of the American colonies. Letter to John Penn, January, 1776. Report of a constitution or form of government for the commonwealth of Massachusetts, 1779. Defence of the constitutions of government of the United States of America, against the attack of M. Turgot, in his letter to Dr. Price, 22 March, 1778. vol. I.
(Cont) V. Defence of the constitutions ... vol. II-III.--VI. Defence of the constitutions ... vol. III, cont. Discourses on Davila, a series of papers on political history. Four letters, being an interesting correspondence between John Adams and Samuel Adams, on government. Three letters to Roger Sherman on the Constitution of the United States. Roger Sherman to John Adams, in reply. Letters to John Taylor, of Caroline, Virginia, in reply to his strictures on some parts of the Defence of the American constitutions. Review of the propositions for amending the Constitution, submitted ... in 1808.--VII-VIII. Official letters, messages, and public papers, 1777-1799.--IX. Official letters, messages, and public papers, 1797-1801. Correspondence originally published in the Boston Patriot. General correspondence, 1770-1811.--X. General correspondence, 1811-1825. Indexes.
Description: 10 volumes frontispieces (volumes 1-2, 5, 7-10) facsimiles, plates, portraits 23 cm
Contents: I. Life of John Adams.--II. Diary. Notes of debates in the Continental Congress, in 1775 and 1776. Autobiography.--III. Autobiography (cont.) Diary. Notes of a debate in the Senate of the United States. Essays: On private revenge. On self-delusion. On private revenge. Dissertation on the canon and the feudal law ... On the independence of the judiciary ... IV. Novanglus. V. Defence of the constitutions ... --VI. Defence of the constitutions. Discourses on Davila. Four letters, being an interesting correspondence between John Adams and Samuel Adams ... Three letters to Roger Sherman ... Roger Sherman to John Adams, in reply. Letters to John Taylor, of Caroline, Virginia, in reply to his strictures on some parts of the Defence of the American constitutions. Review of the propositions for amending the Constitution, submitted ... in 1808.--VII-VIII. Official letters, messages, and public papers, 1777-1799. IX. Official letters ..., 1797-1801. Correspondence originally published in the Boston Patriot. General correspondence, 1770-1811.--X. General correspondence, 1811-1825. Indexes.
Responsibility: by his grandson Charles Francis Adams.

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