See also:American historian, son of
See also:Adams and
See also:grandson of
See also:John Quincy Adams, was
See also:born in Boston, Massachusetts, on the 16th of
See also:February 1838 . He graduated at Harvard in 1858, and from 1861 to 1868 was private secretary to his
See also:father . From 187o to 1877 he was assistant
See also:professor of
See also:history at Harvard and from 1870 to 1876 was editor of the
See also:North American Review . He is considered to have been the first (in 1874—1876) to conduct
See also:historical seminary
See also:work in the
See also:United States . His
See also:great work is his History of the United States (18o1 to 1817) (9 vols., 1889—1891), which is incomparably the best work yet published dealing with the administrations of Presidents Jefferson and Madison . It is particularly notable for its account of the
See also:diplomatic relations of the United States during this
See also:period, and for its essential impartiality . Adams also published :
See also:Life of
See also:Gallatin (1879), John
See also:Randolph (1882) in the "American Statesmen Series," and Historical Essays (1891) ; besides editing Documents Relating175 to New England Federalism (1877), and the Writings of Albert Gallatin (3 volumes, 1879) . In collaboration with his elder
See also:brother Charles Francis Adams, Jr., he published Chapters of
See also:Erie and Other Essays (1871), and, with H . C .
See also:Lodge, Ernest
See also:Young and J . L . Laughlin, Essays in Anglo-Saxon
See also:Law (2876) .
His elder brother, JoHN QUINCY ADAMS (1833—1894), agraduate of Harvard (1853), practised law, and was a Democratic member for several terms of the Massachusetts general
See also:court . In 1872 he was nominated for
See also:president by the Democratic
See also:faction that refused to support Horace Greeley . Another brother, CHARLES FRANCIS ADAMS, Jr . (1835— ), born in Boston on the 27th of May 1835, graduated at Harvard in 1856, and served on the Union side in the
See also:Civil War, receiving in 1865 the brevet of brigadier-general in the
See also:regular army . He was president of the Union Pacific railroad from 1884 to 189o, having previously become widely known as an authority on the management of
See also:railways . In 1900—1901 he was president of the American Historical Association . Among his writings are : Railroads, Their Origin and Problems (1878); Three Episodes of Massachusetts History (1892) ; a biography of his father, Charles Francis Adams (1900) ;
See also:Lee at Appomattox and Other Papers (1902) ;
See also:Theodore Lyman and Robert Charles
See also:Winthrop, Jr., Two
See also:Memoirs (1996) ; and Three Phi Beta Kappa Addresses (1907); Another brother, BROOKS ADAMS (1848— ), born in Quincy, Massachusetts, on the 24th of
See also:June 1848, graduated at Harvard in 187o, and until 1881 practised law . His writings include The Emancipation of Massachusetts (1887) ; The Law of
See also:Civilization and Decay (1895)
See also:America's Economic Supremacy (19oo) ; and The New
See also:Empire (1902) .
CHARLES FRANCIS ADAMS (1807-1886)
HENRY CARTER ADAMS (1852— )
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