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Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848) [Inaugural address of John Quincy Adams]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06661 Author/Creator: Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848) Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Broadside Date: 4 March 1825 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 54 x 37.4 cm.

Summary of Content: President Adams inaugural address printed in an extra from the National Intelligencer, a Washington, D.C., newspaper.

Background Information:

People: Adams, John Quincy, 1767-1848
Adams, John, 1735-1826

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: PresidentInaugural AddressInaugurationGovernment and CivicsPresidential Speeches and Proclamations

Sub Era: The First Age of Reform

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