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Document Details


Title: Letter from Abigail Smith Adams to John Adams, October 25, 1778
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-D044
Original Language: English
Time span: 1778
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: 34
Document location: Braintree, MA
Document date: 25-Oct-1778
Historical events discussed: American Revolution, 1775-1783
Topics discussed - ASP terms: American Revolution, 1775-1783
Topics discussed - Other terms: Correspondence; Economic conditions; Economics; Entertainment and recreation; Ethnic groups; Family affection; Family separation; Fleets; French people; Guests; Intellectual life; Letters and mail; Military; Money; Politics; Relationships; Ships; Social calls; Transportation
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S23-D044-119