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1 Adams, John Tudor, William, Sr. From John Adams to William Tudor, Sr., 8 March 1817 1817-03-08 “Vanity of Vanities, all is Vanity!” The French have a distinction, between Eulogy and Apology. I...
2 Adams, John Cushing, Charles From John Adams to Charles Cushing, 13 March 1817 1817-03-13 Though the publication of my juvenile Letters to your Father, especially in a Nantucket Gazette...
3 Adams, John Niles, Hezekiah From John Adams to Hezekiah Niles, 14 March 1817 1817-03-14 I am obliged to you for your favour of the 5th. the eleven volumes of your Register, shall be...
4 Adams, John Otis, Harrison Gray From John Adams to Harrison Gray Otis, 16 March 1817 1817-03-16 The information you gave me in your favour of the fifth of this month; for which I kindly thank...
5 Adams, John Waterhouse, Benjamin From John Adams to Benjamin Waterhouse, 17 March 1817 1817-03-17 Have you read certain Strictures upon Painters and Paintings in the Newspapers? What do you think...
6 Adams, John Trumbull, John From John Adams to John Trumbull, 18 March 1817 1817-03-18 I thank you for your favour of the 3d. and congratulate you on your success; which I hope and...
7 Adams, John Waterhouse, Benjamin From John Adams to Benjamin Waterhouse, 19 March 1817 1817-03-19 Can you prescribe rules for painting, a perception? A reminiscens,? a judgment? a ratiocination?...
8 Adams, John Waterhouse, Benjamin From John Adams to Benjamin Waterhouse, 25 March 1817 1817-03-25 The great question was “Whether Writs of Assistants, were legal, or illegal; constitutional or...
9 Adams, John Tudor, William, Sr. From John Adams to William Tudor, Sr., 29 March 1817 1817-03-29 Is your daughter, Mrs Stewart, who I am credibly informed is one of the most accomplished Ladies,...
10 Adams, John Staël-Holstein, Anne-Louise-Germaine Necker … From John Adams to Anne-Louise-Germaine Necker, Baronne … 1817-04-08 Like other Sinners about to commit an indiscretion I study excuses to quiet my own conscience. My...
11 Adams, John Gallatin, Albert From John Adams to Albert Gallatin, 11 April 1817 1817-04-11 Give me leave to introduce to you, Mr Theodore Lyman junior, a young Gentleman of Education and...
12 Adams, John Lafayette, Marie-Joseph-Paul-Yves-Roch-Gilbert du … From John Adams to Marie-Joseph-Paul-Yves-Roch-Gilbert … 1817-04-11 Mr Paudlin, transmitted your kind introductory Letter to me from New York, and I presume went to...
13 Adams, John Ripley, Eliv From John Adams to Eliv Ripley, 14 April 1817 1817-04-14 I am greatly obliged to you for your kind letter of the 10th. of Feb’y, & you cannot be more...
14 Adams, John Tudor, William, Sr. From John Adams to William Tudor, Sr., 15 April 1817 1817-04-15 I have received your obliging favour of the 8th. but cannot consent to your resolution to ask no...
15 Adams, John Jefferson, Thomas From John Adams to Thomas Jefferson, 19 April 1817 1817-04-19 My loving and beloved Friend, Pickering, has been pleased to inform the World that I have “few...
16 Adams, John Madison, James From John Adams to James Madison, 22 April 1817 1817-04-22 As I can make no Apology for so long forgetting to return the volumes inclosed, I must, without...
17 Adams, John Greenleaf, Price From John Adams to Price Greenleaf, 26 April 1817 1817-04-26 I thank you for your kind Letter which is received; and for the delicious present which is...
18 Adams, John Sharp, Richard From John Adams to Richard Sharp, 27 April 1817 1817-04-27 Mr Theodore Lyman Junr. a Gentleman of a Studious, inquisitive and irreproachable Character, is...
19 Adams, John Niles, Hezekiah From John Adams to Hezekiah Niles, 28 April 1817 1817-04-28 I have received eleven Volumes of your Register, well bound and in good order, for which I have...
20 Adams, John Alden, Timothy From John Adams to Timothy Alden, 29 April 1817 1817-04-29 You have been kind enough to send me five Numbers of your Allegany Magazine, for which I can only...
21 Adams, John Franklin, William Temple From John Adams to William Temple Franklin, 5 May 1817 1817-05-05 The Volume of Dr Franklins Correspondence has Seemed to make me live over again my Life at Passy...
22 Adams, John Vaughan, William From John Adams to William Vaughan, 5 May 1817 1817-05-05 A Reminiscence, as the French phrase it, of Civilities received from you and your Brothers,...
23 Adams, John Combs, Leslie From John Adams to Leslie Combs, 12 May 1817 1817-05-12 I have received “the history of the late war in the western country by Mr Robert B McAffe” and...
24 Adams, John Tudor, William, Sr. From John Adams to William Tudor, Sr., 15 May 1817 1817-05-15 Mr William Smith Shaw has lent me the fourth Volume of his political pamphlets, the first tract...
25 Adams, John Jefferson, Thomas From John Adams to Thomas Jefferson, 18 May 1817 1817-05-18 Lyman was mortified that he could not visit Monticello. He is gone to Europe a Second time. I...
26 Adams, John Tudor, William, Sr. From John Adams to William Tudor, Sr., 18 May 1817 1817-05-18 I pretend not to preserve any order, in my Letters to you. I give you hints, as they accidently...
27 Adams, John Niles, Hezekiah From John Adams to Hezekiah Niles, 25 May 1817 1817-05-25 I thank you for your favour of the 19th and the return of the Pamphlet with a Copy. You revive me...
28 Adams, John Jefferson, Thomas From John Adams to Thomas Jefferson, 26 May 1817 1817-05-26 Mr Leslie Combs of Kentucky has Sent me “a History of the late War, in the Western Country, by Mr...
29 Adams, John Tudor, William, Sr. From John Adams to William Tudor, Sr., 31 May 1817 1817-05-31 I have this moment received your favour of yesterday. In some future Letter I must write you an...
30 Adams, John Tudor, William, Sr. From John Adams to William Tudor, Sr., 1 June 1817 1817-06-01 That Mr Hutchinson repented, as sincerely as Mr Hamilton did, I doubt not. I hope the Repentance...
31 Adams, John Waterhouse, Benjamin From John Adams to Benjamin Waterhouse, 4 June 1817 1817-06-04 Your pathetic Letter of the 2d. has filled my heart with Sympathy and Grief. Your Son, by all...
32 Adams, John Tudor, William, Sr. From John Adams to William Tudor, Sr., 5 June 1817 1817-06-05 You “never profoundly admired Mr. H.” I have suggested some hints in his favour. You “never...
33 Adams, John Colman, Henry From John Adams to Henry Colman, 13 June 1817 1817-06-13 When I have heard you Say, and you have repeatedly Said it to me, that “you were determined to...
34 Adams, John Madison, James From John Adams to James Madison, 17 June 1817 1817-06-17 Accept my thanks for your favour of last month. The safe Arrival of your books has quieted my...
35 Adams, John Waterhouse, Benjamin From John Adams to Benjamin Waterhouse, 18 June 1817 1817-06-18 I return the letter of JQ, which you lent me. You know his is a painter. And which of Hogarths is...
36 Adams, John Monroe, James From John Adams to James Monroe, 19 June 1817 1817-06-19 From the tenderness of Friendship and the Weakness of Compassion and humanity, I have promised...
37 Adams, John Lynch, D., Jr. From John Adams to D. Lynch, Jr., 23 June 1817 1817-06-23 I have received the letter you did me the honour of writing to me on the 14th of this month...
38 Adams, John Monroe, James From John Adams to James Monroe, 23 June 1817 1817-06-23 From the tenderness of friendship, & the weakness of compassion & humanity, I have promised two...
39 Adams, John Van der Kemp, François Adriaan From John Adams to François Adriaan Van der Kemp, 23 … 1817-06-23 Your kind Letter of the 8th. and the enclosed Biography have been read with all the interest...
40 Adams, John Tudor, William, Sr. From John Adams to William Tudor, Sr., 24 June 1817 1817-06-24 As we have amused ourselves with looking at a few pictures, suppose we should add one more to the...
41 Adams, John Monroe, James From John Adams to James Monroe, 27 June 1817 1817-06-27 Another application has been made to me by Mr Elbridge Gerry, the oldest Son of the late Vice...
42 Adams, John Niles, Hezekiah From John Adams to Hezekiah Niles, 27 June 1817 1817-06-27 I have received my pamphlet & your Register, with your letter of the 20th. Inclosed are four...
43 Adams, John Niles, Hezekiah From John Adams to Hezekiah Niles, 27 June 1817 1817-06-27 “Inclosed are four papers.—No. 1. A letter from President Washington, Aug. 27, 1790; No. 2....
44 Adams, John Niles, Hezekiah From John Adams to Hezekiah Niles, 30 June 1817 1817-06-30 The oldest Statesman in North America is no more.—Vixit. McKean, for whose services, and indeed...
45 Adams, John Niles, Hezekiah From John Adams to Hezekiah Niles, June 1817 1817-06-01 I have received my Pamphlet and your Register, with your Letter of the 20th. “Inclosed are four...
46 Adams, John Monroe, James From John Adams to James Monroe, 7 July 1817 1817-07-07 In the good old English Language of your Virginian and my New England Ancestors, I am right glad...
47 Adams, John Jefferson, Thomas From John Adams to Thomas Jefferson, 15 July 1817 1817-07-15 I am impatient to See your Plan of a University and new System of Education. To assist you in...
48 Adams, John Reiley, James From John Adams to James Reiley, 23 July 1817 1817-07-23 I have read your narrative, and I cannot scruple to recommend it to the serious, candid and...
49 Adams, John Jeffreys, George Washington From John Adams to George Washington Jeffreys, 29 July … 1817-07-29 I have received your letter of the 15th: and rejoice in the establishment of your Society for the...
50 Adams, John Waterhouse, Benjamin From John Adams to Benjamin Waterhouse, 14 August 1817 1817-08-14 I fear I have not answered your letter of 20th of June. That of the 8th: of August, I certainly...