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Adams, John (1735-1826) to John Trumbull re: desire for national poem; mentions M'Fingal

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01228 Author/Creator: Adams, John (1735-1826) Place Written: Auteuil, France Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1785/04/28 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Mentions Trumbull's M'Fingal, a poem styled on Hudibras, the great poem by Butler concerning the English Civil Wars.

People: Trumbull, John (1750)
Adams, John, 1735-1826.

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Keywords/Subjects: President Poetry, Literature and Language Arts, Patriotism

Sub Era: Creating a New Government