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Document Details


Title: Letter from Abigail Smith Adams to John Adams, September 29, 1776
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-D036
Original Language: English
Time span: 1776
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: 32
Document location: Braintree, MA
Document date: 29-Sep-1776
Organizations discussed: Continental Congress; U.S. Colonial Army
Historical events discussed: American Revolution, 1775-1783; Battle Of Long Island, 1776
Locations discussed: Boston, MA; Massachusetts; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: American Revolution, 1775-1783; Battle Of Long Island, 1776; Boston, MA; Continental Congress; Massachusetts; North America; U.S. Colonial Army; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Church services; Correspondence; Intellectual life; Military; Military morale; Politics; Religion; Tories
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S23-D036-119