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John Quincy Adams letters

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MS-SC6

Scope and Contents

Collection includes a letter of introduction for Morris Birkbeck addressed to Richard Rush, March 13, 1817; a letter to Caesar Augustus Rodney concerning a census of Alabama, November 1, 1822; and a letter to James Brown concerning diplomatic relations with Spain, South America, and France, May 28, 1825.


  • Created: 1817-1825


Biographical / Historical

John Quincy Adams (1767-1848) was a Massachusetts lawyer and eldest son of second U.S. President John Adams. He served as a diplomat in the early republic, U.S. Senator from Massachusetts (1803-1809), U.S. Secretary of State (1817-1825), and sixth U.S. President (1825-1829). After his term as president Adams represented his Massachusetts district in the U.S. House of Representatives, 1831-1848.


1 folder (1 folder: .5 linear inches (.042 linear feet))

Language of Materials