The Works of John Adams, Second President of the United States: With a Life of the Author - Vol. 1

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CONTENTS OF VOLUME I.
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PRELIMINARY -- RESPECTING THE FAMILY OF ADAMS3
Chapter I. EDUCATION OF MR. ADAMS -- SCHOOL AT WORCESTER -- CHOICE OF A PROFESSION13
II. STUDY AND PRACTICE OF THE LAW UNTIL MARCH, 177045
III. THE BOSTON MASSACRE -- DEFENCE OF THE SOLDIERS -- RELATIONS TO THE PATRIOTS DOWN TO JUNE, 177490
IV. ENTRANCE INTO PUBLIC LIFE -- THE CONGRESS OF 1774 -- SERVICES FROM THAT TIME UNTIL THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE141
V. CONFERENCE WITH LORD HOWE -- ORIGIN OF PARTIES -- FOREIGN AND DOMESTIC POLICY -- SERVICES IN CONGRESS FROM JULY, 1776, TO NOVEMBER, 1777235
VI. COMMISSION TO FRANCE -- SERVICES IN FORMING A CONSTITUTION FOR MASSACHUSETTS -- COMMISSION TO NEGOTIATE TREATIES WITH GREAT BRITAIN -- THE MEDIATION OF RUSSIA AND AUSTRIA -- NEGOTIATIONS IN HOLLAND275
VII. THE NEGOTIATION AND SIGNATURE OF THE TREATY OF PEACE WITH GREAT BRITAIN354
VIII. ILLNESS IN EUROPE -- COMMERCIAL TREATIES -- MISSION TO THE COURT OF GREAT BRITAIN400
IX. ORGANIZATION OF THE NEW GOVERNMENT -- ELECTION AND SERVICES AS VICE-PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES439

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