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John Quincy Adams

By Robert V Remini

This book is in very good condition. There is little to no wear on the front, back, edges, and spine of the cover boards. There is no bumping or fraying. The pages are white, crisp, and clear of any markings. "Toward the end of the presidential campaign of 1824, John Quincy Adams, one of the four candidates for the office, left his duties as secretary of state in Washington and returned to his home in Quincy, Massachusetts, there to roam around the cemetery and look at tombstones of his ancestors and meditate on the past and future. He walked among the graves of the four generations of his father's family. He singled out the tomb of Henry Adams, the first to come from England and settle in Braintree, now Quincy, around 1640; then there was Joseph Adams, Sr., and his wife Abagail Baxter, and Joseph Adams, Jr., and his second wife, Hannah Bass...." - Chapter One from John Quincy Adams: The American Presidents