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Adams, John (1735-1826) to Cotton Tufts re: political matters: state debts, excise bill

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03861 Author/Creator: Adams, John (1735-1826) Place Written: New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 12 June 1789 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Written as Vice President. In closing, Adams writes "[t]he Note inclosed in your Letter I burned as you directed as soon as I had read it: but not untill it had made too deep an Impression on my heart as well as Memory. -- What shall I do, with that tender hearted Fool?" Adams closes: "When will Mrs. A. come on? I suffer, very much for want of her assistance."

People: Adams, John, 1735-1826.

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Keywords/Subjects: President Vice President, Children and Family, Marriage, Women's History, Assumption of State Debt, Finance, Economics, Debt, Taxes or Taxation, Law, Congress

Sub Era: The Early Republic