FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY: MAJOR WORKS, 1776 Editor's Introduction: In January 1776, six months prior to the writing of the Declaration of Independence and eleven years prior to the Constitutional Convention of 1787, John Adams wrote his Thoughts on Government: Applicable to the Present State of the American Colonies" in response...
The Works of John Adams, by Charles Henry Adams Essays and Controversial Papers of the Revolution The three Essays that follow, are the earliest printed productions known to have come from Mr. Adams. In a letter dated in 1819, he says, “There were many flickerings in the newspapers between Mr. Sewall...
The Life of John Adams, by Charles Henry Adams PREFACE A Diary is the record in youth of a man’s sentiments, in middle life, of his action, and of his recollections in age. To others, it can be interesting only if it have impressed upon it the stamp of strong individual...
The Life of John Adams, by Charles Henry Adams Chapter X.: The Presidency. The obstacles which General Washington encountered in the attempt to reconstruct his cabinet during his second term of office have been already alluded to. After offering the chief post to five or six statesmen, always with the same...
The Life of John Adams, by Charles Henry Adams Chapter VIII.: Illness In Europe—commercial Treaties—mission to the Court of Great Britain. Immediately after the signature of the preliminary articles, in the manner already mentioned, Mr. Adams, in a dispatch to Mr. Livingston, transmitting them, announced his desire to resign all his...
The Life of John Adams, by Charles Henry Adams CHAPTER VII.: The Negotiation and Signature of the Treaty of Peace with Great Britain. - John Adams, The Works of John Adams, vol. 1 (Life of the Author) The moral trial described in the last chapter, was not yet entirely passed....
  The Life of John Adams, by Charles Henry Adams Editors Note: This is Volume 1 of the 10 Volume "The Works of John Adams", (Boston: Little, Brown and Co., 1856). The author, Charles Henry Adams is John Adams grandson. The copyright for the original text is in the Public Domain...
The Life of John Adams, by Charles Henry Adams Editors Note: This is Volume 1 of the 10 Volume "The Works of John Adams", (Boston: Little, Brown and Co., 1856). The author, Charles Henry Adams is John Adams grandson. The copyright for the original text is in the Public Domain...
The Life of John Adams, by Charles Henry Adams Editors Note: This is Volume 1 of the 10 Volume "The Works of John Adams", (Boston: Little, Brown and Co., 1856). The author, Charles Henry Adams is John Adams grandson. The copyright for the original text is in the Public Domain...
The Life of John Adams, by Charles Henry Adams Editors Note: This is Volume 1 of the 10 Volume "The Works of John Adams", (Boston: Little, Brown and Co., 1856). The author, Charles Henry Adams is John Adams grandson. The copyright for the original text is in the Public Domain...
The Life of John Adams, by Charles Henry Adams Editors Note: This is Volume 1 of the 10 Volume "The Works of John Adams", (Boston: Little, Brown and Co., 1856). The author, Charles Henry Adams is John Adams grandson. The copyright for the original text is in the Public Domain...