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Author Gelles, Edith Belle.

Title Abigail Adams : a writing life / Edith B. Gelles
Published New York ; London : Routledge, 2002
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 204 pages)
Contents [pt. 1.] Eighteenth-century letter -- ch. 1. Introduction: letters as literature -- ch. 2. "Remember the ladies" -- [pt. 2.] Confidential letter -- ch. 3. Bonds of friendship: the correspondence of Abigail Adams and Mercy Otis Warren -- [pt. 3.] The travel letter -- ch. 4. Voyage -- ch. 5. "In the midst of the world in solitude" -- ch. 6. At the court of St. James's -- [pt. 4.] Historic letter -- ch. 7. "Splendid misery": Abigail Adams as first lady -- ch. 8. End of the story
Notes Originally published as: First thoughts. New York : Twayne ; London : Prentice Hall International, 1998
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Adams, Abigail, 1744-1818 -- Correspondence.
Adams, Abigail, 1744-1818.
Adams, Abigail, 1744-1818.
Presidents' spouses -- United States -- Biography.
Presidents' spouses -- United States -- Correspondence.
HISTORY -- United States -- State & Local -- General.
Presidents' spouses.
United States.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Personal correspondence.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0203827937
1136804870
9780203827932
9781136804878
Other Titles First thoughts