By John Adams, Abigail Adams
The correspondence of a Founding Father and his marvelous wife
The Letters of John and Abigail Adams presents an insightful checklist of yankee existence earlier than, in the course of, and after the Revolution; the letters additionally exhibit the intellectually and emotionally pleasurable dating among John and Abigail that lasted fifty-four years and withstood ancient upheavals, lengthy classes aside, and private tragedies. protecting key moments in American historical past - the Continental Congress, the drafting of the statement of Independence, the progressive battle, and John Adams's diplomatic missions to Europe - the letters demonstrate the worries of a pair residing in the course of a interval of explosive switch, from smallpox and British warships to elevating youngsters, paying taxes, the country of girls, and the rising strategies of yankee democracy.
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