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Collection Reference Number GLC05343
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1788 
Title Abigail Adams to Clement Cotterell regarding an appointment at court with King George III and the Queen
Date ca. February 1788
Author Adams, Abigail (1744-1818)  
Recipient Cotterell, Clement  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Requests Cotterell inform her whether or not she has an appointment at court that day with King George III and the Queen. She and John Adams were requesting their leave of the court as he had been called back to America. Undated, date inferred from events.
Subjects Women's History  Woman Author  First Lady  Global History and Civics  Foreign Affairs  Diplomacy  
People Adams, Abigail (1744-1818)  Cotterell, Clement (fl. 1788)  Adams, John (1735-1826)  
Place written London, England
Theme Women in American History; Foreign Affairs
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information From 1785 to 1788 John Adams was minister to the Court of St. James's and returned to America to be elected Vice President under George Washington.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859