Thomas Jefferson: An Intimate History

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Abbaie de Panthemont, convent school, 187
Abraham, 231, 277
Adams, Abigail, affection for TJ, 27; advice to son, 52; in Revolution, 106, 114, 125; in Paris, 188-89, 196; regrets leaving TJ, 192; cor- respondence with TJ, 194; TJ to on happiness, 205; meets Polly and Sally Hemings, 216-19; sharp in- tellect, 238; and Shays' Rebellion, 241; on illness of Washington, 258- 59, 313; on break with TJ, 262; Adams to on becoming president, 302-05; prefers TJ to Pinckney, 303; on TJ and Callender, 321, 348, 354, 382-83; farewell to TJ, 334; on dismissal of John Quincy Adams, 340; to TJ on Maria's death, 381- 82; correspondence with, 382-83; TJ to Adams, on death of, 452-53
Adams, Abigail (Nabby), daughter of John Adams (Mrs. Wm. S. Smith), 179, 187-88, 190; death of, 449
Adams, Betsey (wife of Samuel Adams), 106
Adams, Charles (son of John Adams), 334-35
Adams, Henry, on TJ, 24-25, 336, 341, 389, 395, 442; compared with TJ 152; on capitol, 335; on Haitian Negroes, 344; on death of Hamil- ton, 388; on Burr, 393, 397; on Chesapeake affair, 416; on crisis with England, 414, 418-19
Adams, John, TJ to on heroic age, 23; diary of, 24; affection for TJ, 27; TJ to on Ontasseté, 37; TJ to on youth, 46; and British monarchy, 89; revolutionary, 90; and the En- lightenment, 98; and the Boston Tea Party, 98; on Lord North, 102; on signing the Declaration of In- dependence, 102; mother of, 106; meets TJ, 108; nostalgia for home, 109; on British emancipation of slaves, 111; constitutional model, 117; and Declaration of Indepen- dence, 120-24; urges TJ to return to Congress, 128; and smallpox vac- cine, 131; goes to France, 148; praises TJ's attack on slavery, 153; friendship with TJ in Paris, 188- 90; minister to England, 192, 194- 95; and Polly Jefferson, 217-18; in Amsterdam, 229; TJ to on Shays' Rebellion, 241; monarchism of, 246, 257, 259, 261; distrusts Hamilton, 259; writes Discourses on Davila, 260; denounces French Revolution,


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