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Document Details


Title: Letter from Abigail Smith Adams to John Adams, October 25, 1777
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-D039
Original Language: English
Time span: 1777
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: 33
Document location: Boston, MA
Document date: 25-Oct-1777
People discussed: Burgoyne, John, 1722(?)-1792; Gates, Horatio, 1727-1806; Horatio Gates; John Burgoyne
Historical events discussed: American Revolution, 1775-1783
Topics discussed - ASP terms: American Revolution, 1775-1783; Burgoyne, John, 1722(?)-1792; Gates, Horatio, 1727-1806; Horatio Gates; John Burgoyne
Topics discussed - Other terms: Family separation; Military; Military defeats; Peace treaties; Politics; Relationships
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S23-D039-119