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Writings from the new nation 1784-1826 / John Adams ; Gordon S. Wood, editor.

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Pottsville Free Public Library LOA 973.44 Ad18 (Text) 30003009053917 Adult Nonfiction Available -
  Donated by Edward J. Donahue III in memory of LaVerne Scheibelhut Donahue

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  • ISBN: 9781598534665
  • ISBN: 1598534661
  • Physical Description: xxv, 905 pages ; 21 cm.
  • Publisher: [New York] : Library of America, [2016], ©2016.

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General Note:
"More than two hundred letters, diary excerpts, political essays, and presidential messages"--Book jacket.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Treaty Commissioner and minister to the Netherlands and to Great Britain, 1784-1788 -- Vice President, 1789-1797 -- President, 1797-1801 -- Retirement, 1801-1826.
Summary, etc.:
This final volume of a comprehensive three-volume edition makes his important writings from the early national period broadly available to general readers. Bringing together letters, diary excerpts, political essays, speeches, and presidential messages, Writings from the New Nation 1784 - 1826 illuminates Adams's service as a diplomat in the Netherlands and England; his eight years as vice president under Washington; and his tumultuous single term as president. The first person to win a contested presidential election and then to be defeated for reelection, Adams faced bitter criticism from both Jeffersonian Republicans and Hamiltonian Federalists while striving to prevent an undeclared naval conflict with Revolutionary France from escalating into full-scale war.
Subject: Adams, John, 1735-1826 > Correspondence.
Adams, John, 1735-1826 > Diaries.
United States > History > 1783-1865.
United States > Politics and government > 1783-1865.
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