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If this be true, General Pinckney has kept them all for himself and cheated me out of my two.


Adams was asked about a rumor that he had dispatched Charles Pinckney to England to obtain four young women of "easy virtue"—two for each of them:

John Adams, 1735-1826, 2nd President of the United States (Federalist, MA), Quoted in Conservative Digest, November, 1987

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John Adams
John Adams
  • Born: October 30, 1735
  • Died: July 4, 1826
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: US President, Stateman, Lawyer, Author

John Adams was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. He served as the first vice president (1789–1797) and second president of the United States (1797–1801). He was a lawyer, diplomat, and leader of American independence from Great Britain. Adams was a dedicated diarist, and correspondent with his wife and advisor Abigail, recording important historical information on the era.

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