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Adams, John (1735-1826) To Mercy Warren

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08024 Author/Creator: Adams, John (1735-1826) Place Written: Quincy, [M.A.] Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 01 September 1813 Pagination: 1 p. + addr. 23.8 cm x 19.5 cm

Summary of Content: Reminiscing about the announcement of Franklin's death.

Full Transcript: Quincy Septr. 1. 1813
Madam
Permit me to inclose to you, a Packet from my old Friend Governor M. Kean: and a Dialogue of the dead. The Caller was the Effusion of ...a musing Moment of an Evening at Richmond Hill, when Congress Satt at New York in 1789. immediately after the Arrival of the News of Dr Franklin's death. Searching last Sunday among a heap of forgotten rubbish for another paper, it Struck my Eye.
After you shall have minuted or extracted what you please, I pray you to return me all these Papers by the Mail. I am madam, most respectfully,
your obedient humble Servant
John Adams
Madam Warren

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Madam Warren
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People: Adams, John, 1735-1826
Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790
Warren, Mercy Otis, 1728-1814

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: PresidentAmerican StatesmenDeathVice President

Sub Era: The Age of Jefferson & Madison

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