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1501 Adams, John 1784 [i.e. 1804]. Aug. 1804-08-01 The last Week in August We ploughed a ditch and brought the Earth into the Yard and 32 loads of...
1502 Adams, John John Adams. 1802-10-05 Begun Oct. 5. 1802. As the Lives of Phylosophers, Statesmen or Historians written by them selves...
1503 Adams, John [Parents and Boyhood] 1734-01-01 My Father married Susanna Boylston in October 1734, and on the 19th of October 1735 I was born....
1504 Adams, John [Harvard College, 1751–1755] 1751-01-01 Continued November 30. 1804. In my own class at Collidge, there were several others, for whom I...
1505 Adams, John [Harvard and Worcester, 1751-1755] 1755-01-01 The two last years of my Residence at Colledge, produced a Clubb of Students, I never knew the...
1506 Adams, John [1757] 1757-01-01 At the time when Fort William Henry was besieged, there came down almost every day dispatches...
1507 Adams, John [1758] 1758-01-01 In 1758 my Period with Mr. Putnam expired. Doolittle and Baldwin visited me in the office, and...
1508 Adams, John [Braintree Lawyer, 1759–1761] 1759-01-01 The next Year after I was sworn, was the memorable Year 1759 when the Conquest of Canada was...
1509 Adams, John [Braintree Lawyer, 1761] 1761-05-25 On the 25 of May in this Year 1761, my venerable Father died in his 71st Year, beloved, esteemed...
1510 Adams, John [Jonathan Sewall, 1759] 1759-01-01 Sometime in 1761 or two Mr. Samuel Quincy with whom I sometimes corresponded, shewed to Mr....
1511 Adams, John [Town Officer, 1761–1765] 1763-01-01 Now become a Freeholder I attended the Town Meetings, as a Member, as I had usually attended them...
1512 Adams, John [Marriage and Law Practice, 1764-1765] 1764-01-01 In the Winter of 1764 the Small Pox prevailing in Boston, I went with my Brother into Town and...
1513 Adams, John [The Stamp Act, 1765] 1765-01-01 This Year 1765 was the Epocha of the Stamp Act.... I drew up a Petition to the Select Men of...
1514 Adams, John [1765–1767] 1765-07-14 On the 14 day of July of this Year 1765, Mrs. Adams presented me with a Daughter and in her...
1515 Adams, John [First Residence in Boston, 1768] 1768-01-01 In the Beginning of the Year 1768 My Friends in Boston, were very urgent with me to remove into...
1516 Adams, John [1768–1770] 1768-01-01 This Year 1768 I attended the Superiour Court at Worcester, and the next Week proceeded on to...
1517 Adams, John [1770] 1770-01-01 The Year 1770 was memorable enough, in these little Annals of my Pilgrimage. The Evening of the...
1518 Adams, John [Braintree and Boston, 1771–1773] 1771-01-01 The complicated Cares of my legal and political Engagements, the slender Diet to which I was...
1519 Adams, John [Independence of the Judges, 1773–1774] 1773-01-01 In the Year 1773 arose a Controversy concerning the Independence of the Judges. The King had...
1520 Adams, John [Report on Boundaries, 1773–1774] 1774-01-01 In the Fall of the Year 1773, The General Court appointed Mr. Bowdoin and me to draw a State of...
1521 Adams, John [Controversy with Hutchinson, 1773] 1773-01-01 As I have written hitherto, wholly from my memory, without recurring to any Books or Papers, I am...
1522 Adams, John [Seizure of Hancock’s Sloop, 1768–1769] 1768-06-10 In the fall of the Year 1773, a great Uproar was raised in Boston, on Account of the Unlading in...
1523 Adams, John [In Congress, September–October 1774] 1774-01-01 It is well known that in June 1774 The General Court at Cambridge appointed Members to meet with...
1524 Adams, John [Novanglus Papers, 1774–1775] 1775-01-01 Upon our Return to Massachusetts, I found myself elected by the Town of Braintree into the...
1525 Adams, John [In Congress, May 1775] 1775-05-01 Congress assembled and proceeded to Business, and the Members appeared to me to be of one Mind,...
1526 Adams, John [In Congress, June and July 1775] 1775-06-01 This Measure of Imbecility, the second Petition to the King embarrassed every Exertion of...
1527 Adams, John [August 1775] 1775-08-01 I have always imputed the Loss of Charleston, and of the brave Officers and Men who fell there,...
1528 Adams, John [In Congress, Fall 1775–Spring 1776] 1775-09-01 At the appointed time, We returned to Philadelphia and Congress were reassembled. Mr. Richard...
1529 Adams, John [In Congress, Spring 1776, and Thomas Paine] 1776-02-01 In the Course of this Winter appeared a Phenomenon in Philadelphia a Star of Disaster (Disastrous...
1530 Adams, John [In Congress, May–July 1776] 1776-05-01 I was incessantly employed, through the whole Fall, Winter and Spring of 1775 and 1776 in...