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The first session of the Second Continental Congress began on 10 May 1775 and ended officially on...
183122Editorial Note (Adams Papers)
After the official adjournment of the Second Continental Congress on 1 August, another meeting...
183123Editorial Note (Adams Papers)
In the fall of 1775 Adams worked in the congress to the point of exhaustion; by December he asked...
183124Editorial Note (Adams Papers)
Adams returned to Braintree from Philadelphia on 21 December 1775 and departed from Watertown for...
183125Editorial Note (Adams Papers)
Returning home to Braintree in December 1775, exhausted by his labors in the congress, John Adams...
183126Editorial Note (Adams Papers)
One of the most influential of Adams’ Revolutionary writings was the pamphlet Thoughts on...
183127Editorial Note (Adams Papers)
On 12 June 1776, almost five months after a committee had been named to consider the...
183128Editorial Note (Adams Papers)
The Plan of Treaties of 1776 had its origin in a resolution of the Continental Congress on 11...
183129Editorial Note (Adams Papers)
No member of the congress played a greater role in 1775 and 1776 in bringing about a separation...
183130Enclosure: Draft of an Article (Adams Papers)
At this Time of general Danger, when every one is anxiously considering by what Means our...
JA increasingly felt the weight of committee work during the six weeks that remained before he...
In his final months of service in the congress, JA served on 26 committees, acting as chairman...
183133Editorial Note (Adams Papers)
The Commissioners’ letter or memorial to Vergennes of early January 1779 is highly significant....
183134Editorial Note (Adams Papers)
Of the eleven states that adopted constitutions during the Revolutionary period, Massachusetts,...
183135Editorial Note (Adams Papers)
John Adams’ letter of 19 April 1780 to the president of Congress (No. I, below), constitutes his...
183136Editorial Note (Adams Papers)
The dispute between John Adams and the Comte de Vergennes over Congress’ revaluation of its...
183137Editorial Note (Adams Papers)
The eight letters exchanged by John Adams and the Comte de Vergennes between 13 and 29 July...
183138Editorial Note (Adams Papers)
On 22 July, John Adams sent Edmund Jenings the final portion of his reply to Joseph Galloway’s...
183139Editorial Note (Adams Papers)
On 28 August 1780, John Adams dined with “A Lawyer, Mr. Calcoon” ( JA, Diary and Autobiography...
183140Editorial Note (Adams Papers)
Congress adopted three documents 15 June that represented a major victory for French diplomacy...
183141Editorial Note (Adams Papers)
Disturbed by errors in the Abbé Raynal’s Révolution de l’Amérique , London, 1781, and encouraged...
183142Editorial Note (Adams Papers)
On 14 May 1782, two days after John Adams moved into the new American legation, John Thaxter...
183143Editorial Note (Adams Papers)
On 19 April the States General recognized the United States as independent and John Adams as its...
183144Editorial Note (Adams Papers)
Two separate documents are presented here. The first is derived from the printed Dutch...
John Adams wrote two point-by-point responses to the Dutch proposals for changes to his draft...
183146Editorial Note (Adams Papers)
John Adams had long contemplated the manner in which the history of the American Revolution, and...
The drafting and dispatch of the commissioners’ 18 July letter to Robert R. Livingston has a...
183148Editorial Note (Adams Papers)
On 9 April 1784 John Adams drafted two letters to Samuel Osgood. They were replies to Osgood’s of...
183149Editorial Note (Adams Papers)
The draft Prussian-American commercial treaty that the Baron von Thulemeier submitted to John...
183150Editorial Note (Adams Papers)
The Prussian-American Treaty of Amity and Commerce was concluded on 10 September 1785. But...