Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams (Copy)

Letter from John Adams to Abigail Adams (Copy)
Number of Pages: 
4
Date: 
July 24, 1775

John Adams, a delegate to the Second Continental Congress, writes to Abigail Adams on the state of creating a new country. "The difficulty and intricacy of it is prodidous," as Adams explains, "when 50 or 60 men have a Constitution to form for a great Empire, [and] at the same Time that they have a Country and Fifteen hundred Miles extent to Fortify." Contemporary copy of the original from the Gage Papers.

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Location: 
I-Purchase-1972-1
Origin: 
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