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Document Details


Title: Letter from Abigail Smith Adams to John Adams, July 25, 1775
Document type: Letter
Accessibility: Paid Only
Repository: Alexander Street Press
Collection: North American Women's Letters and Diaries (Subscription only)
URL: http://www.alexanderstreet4.com/cgi-bin/asp/nawld/documentidx.pl?aspdocid=S23-D022
Original Language: English
Time span: 1775
Speaker: Adams, Abigail Smith, 1744-1818
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 22-Nov-1744
Speaker place of birth: Quincy, MA; Massachusetts; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: First Lady; Politician's wife
Age at speaking: 31
Document location: Braintree, MA
Document date: 25-Jul-1775
People discussed: Burgoyne, John, 1722(?)-1792; Clinton, Sir Henry, 1732(?)-1795; John Burgoyne; Sir Henry Clinton
Organizations discussed: Continental Congress
Historical events discussed: American Revolution, 1775-1783; Siege of Boston, 1775-1776
Locations discussed: Boston, MA; Massachusetts; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: American Revolution, 1775-1783; Boston, MA; Burgoyne, John, 1722(?)-1792; Clinton, Sir Henry, 1732(?)-1795; Continental Congress; John Burgoyne; Massachusetts; North America; Siege of Boston, 1775-1776; Sir Henry Clinton; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Correspondence; Domestic life; Entertainment and recreation; Generals; Intellectual life; Military; Military occupations; Politics; Property destruction; Skirmishes; Supplies and provisions
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S23-D022-119