- Adams, John, 1735-1826
- Call number
- MssCol 6264
- Physical description
- 2 folders
- Preferred Citation
- John Adams letters and documents, Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library
- Manuscripts and Archives Division
- Access to materials
- Advance notice required. Request access to this collection.
John Adams was the second President of the United States. Eleven letters and a receipt written or signed by Adams. Letters are addressed to John Wentworth (1756), John Jay (1779), Mr. Dumas (1783), Richard Cranch (1786-1787), Cotton Tufts (1788), Noah Webster (1798), Richard Sharp (1811), Richard Rush (1915) and Elkanah Watson (1819). Also, an extract of a letter from Adams, Benjamin Franklin, and Thomas Jefferson (1784), as well as copies, facsimiles, and clippings from auction and sale catalogs.
Using the collection
LocationManuscripts and Archives Division
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building
Fifth Avenue at 42nd Street, New York, NY 10018-2788
Brooke Russell Astor Reading Room, Third Floor, Room 328