Friday, July 6, 2018

Brad DeLong — Abigail Adams (1776): "I long to hear that you have declared an independency...

Abigail Adams quote.

From Wikipedia:
Abigail Adams (née Smith; November 22, [O.S. November 11] 1744 – October 28, 1818) was the closest advisor and wife of John Adams, as well as the mother of John Quincy Adams. She is sometimes considered to have been a Founder of the United States,[1] and is now designated as the first Second Lady and second First Lady of the United States, although these titles were not used at the time.
Adams's life is one of the most documented of the First Ladies: she is remembered for the many letters she wrote to her husband while he stayed in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, during the Continental Congresses. John frequently sought the advice of Abigail on many matters, and their letters are filled with intellectual discussions on government and politics....
Grasping Reality
Abigail Adams (1776): "I long to hear that you have declared an independency...Brad DeLong | Professor of Economics, UCAL Berkeley

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