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Collection Reference Number GLC08917.01
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1815 
Title Abigail Adams to unknown regarding French affairs
Date 30 August 1815
Author Adams, Abigail (1744-1818)  
Document Type Correspondence
Content Description Sends two letters from John Quincy Adams (not included). Quotes her husband's comments on the situation in France: "One cannot indulge even a sentiment of compassion for the condition of France, where the Armies of all Europe are ravaging and ransoming the country, of which they proclaim Louis the Legitimate Sovereign." Notes hearing that the Treaty of Commerce had been signed on 3 July 1815. Indicates that the information in the letters may be given to the president at the recipients discretion, but also asks that they be returned to her.
Subjects Woman Author  Women's History  First Lady  President  France  Global History and Civics  Foreign Affairs  Treaty  Commerce  
People Adams, Abigail (1744-1818)  
Place written Quincy, Massachusetts
Theme Women in American History; The Presidency; Foreign Affairs; Merchants & Commerce
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859