Lot 2: John & Samuel Adams on government

PBA Galleries

PBA Galleries

2016-01-13 11:45:59

Lot 2: Author: Adams, John & Samuel Adams; Title: Four Letters: Being an Interesting Correspondence between those Eminently Distinguished Characters, John Adams, Late President of the United States; and Samuel Adams, Late Governor of Massachusetts. On the Subject of Government; Place Published: Boston; Publisher: Printed for Adams & Rhoades; Date Published: 1802; Description: 32 pp. (8vo) 20.5x13 cm (8x5"), removed from larger volume with remains of stitching on spine. First Edition.An exchange of letters between cousins Samuel Adams and John Adams - written in 1790 but not published until 1802 - illustrating the differing political philosophies of Samuel, for the Republicans (Democrats), and John, for the Federalists (Whigs). Howes A61; Sabin 242. Condition: Very good condition. PBA Galleries' Sale 578: Americana, Travel/Exploration, Cartography, African/Asian Americana and Directories Thursday, 28th January 2016 Estimate: $600-900
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