Contributed by Maine Historical Society
President John Adams wrote to the inhabitants of North Yarmouth in 1798 thanking them for endorsing him, describing the qualities of patriotism, and explaining the misplaced pretentious national feelings of a larger more powerful nation towards a smaller one; presumably of Britain toward the new United States.
About This Item
- Title: John Adams letter North Yarmouth residents, 1798
- Creator: Adams, John
- Creation Date: 1798-10-31
- Subject Date: 1798-10-31
- Town: North Yarmouth, Portland
- County: Cumberland
- State: ME
- Media: Ink on paper
- Local Code: Coll. 77, Box 1/1
- Collection: Autographs of special note
- Object Type: Text
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