John Adams, 1735-1826, 2nd President of the United States (Federalist, MA), Letter to Thomas Jefferson, 1813
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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.