This is in response to those who asked:”Who are you?” It is a least a dimension.Boats have always been a part of my life. Naturally interwoven with the story of Newport.
Category: john adams
CURE FOR CANCER?
I found this among family papers I was sorting. Ruben Adams, son of Ephraim and Sarah adams ws cured of a cancer, may 1811, following the recipe. He was my great, great, great, great uncle.
A FAMILY WITH STRONG PRINCIPLES
Spring comes and goes very quickly in New England. The most delicate season. Remarkably the Adams house and visitor’s center are not open yet. Some of my more colorful ancestors; opposed to slavery very early on, predicted the then far off Civil War over slavery. Kept an extensive journal which has permitted us to know what he was thinking. His library was nearly 14,000 books.
John Quincy Adams defended the slaves of the “Amistad”.