Works about John Quincy Adams

Timeline

Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
Y/M/D Description Association Composition Place Locale Food Event
1767/07/11 Abigail Smith Adams gives birth to a son, John Quincy Adams. Born John Quincy Adams Birthplace Quincy John Quincy Adams' Birthday
1775/06/17 Abigail and John Quincy watch the burning of Charlestown from the top of Penn's Hill in Braintree. Located at the corner of Franklin St and Viden Rd in Quincy, Abigail Adams Cairn marks where Abigail and John Quincy viewed the battle. Witness Quincy Massachusetts Battle of Bunker Hill
1776/07/18 Two boys, John Q Adams and William Cranch, about ages 8 and 10, wish to see Sheriff William Greenleaf read the Declaration of Independence from the balcony of the State House. Much to their delight, two gentlemen raise them on their shoulders. Witness US Declaration of Independence Old State House Boston
1815/00/00 American diplomat John Quincy Adams and William H Prescott tour Hampton Court Palace. Visitor Hampton Court Molesey William H Prescott's 1815 Tour of England
1818/12/24 Americans and British deligates sign treaty to end the War of 1812 American Treaty Negotiator Treaty of Gent
1822/01/01 John Q Adams journal: From the President's we went to General Van Ness's, and paid a wedding visit to his daughter, Ann, who was last week married to Arthur Middleton. We met among the company there Mr and Mrs Eutis, and Mr and Mrs Russell. Well Wisher Marriage of Ann Elbertina Van Ness and Arthur Middleton
1824/10/16 Marquis de Lafayette is honored at what is heralded as, 'one of the most brilliant of banquets'. The Marquis spent several days at Gadsby's Tavern during his tour. Companion Panel from the Ballroom at Gadsby's Tavern, Alexandria, Virginia Metropolitan Museum of Art Lafayette's Triumphal Tour of America
1824/10/16 Marquis de Lafayette is honored at what is heralded as, 'one of the most brilliant of banquets'. The Marquis spent several days at Gadsby's Tavern during his tour. Companion Gadsby's Tavern Alexandria Lafayette's Triumphal Tour of America
1825/08/09 John Q Adams and Marquis de Lafayette visit James Monroe at Oak Hill. General Lafayette holds 6 month old Edmund Berkeley. Companion Oak Hill Leesburg Lafayette's Triumphal Tour of America
1825/08/09 President John Q Adams and former President James Monroe serve as godfathers to Maria Louisa, Will Mason's daughter. Faith Temple Hall, Leesburg Leesburg Lafayette's Triumphal Tour of America
1825/09/06 Lafayette meets with President John Q Adams and celebrates his 68th birthday at a White House banquet with President Adams. US President The White House Washington, DC Lafayette's Triumphal Tour of America
1826/00/00 When John Q Adams is President, he occupies one of the four large pews which had been used by Henry Clay at regular Sunday service. Faith St John's Church Washington, DC
1826/07/05 John Q Adams inherits Peacefield Home The Old House at Peacefield Quincy
1826/11/13 Dr Parmely presents himself as a dentist and President Adams takes the opportunity to have a decayed tooth drawn. Parmely also scaled off tartar from Adam's lower front teeth, and urged the drawing of another tooth, which Adams postponed till tomorrow. Health The White House Washington, DC
1826/11/14 Tuesday - Dr Parmely came and completed his operations upon my teeth. He declined taking pay, but asked me for a recommendation. He is going soon to Charleston, SC, and will call again tomorrow. - John Q Adams' diary entry Health
1833/11/08 John Quincy Adams emerges from the Hightstown rail accident unharmed. Passenger Hightstown New Jersey Hightstown Rail Derailment
1835/00/00 John Quincy Adams visits the Arnolds. Visitor Wamsutta Club New Bedford
1837/03/00 Ned's Point lighthouse begins operating in 1837. The station was built after shipbuilder Joseph Meigs and Congressman John Quincy Adams convince Congress to approve $5,000 for its construction. Work Ned Point Light Mattapoisett
1841/02/24 John Quincy Adams Argues the Amistad Case before the US Supreme Court Defence Attorney Old Supreme Court Chamber United States Capitol United States v The Amistad
1843/00/00 The Arnolds host John Quincy Adams. Guest Wamsutta Club New Bedford
1843/10/29 "Mr Fillmore offered us seats in his pew at the Unitarian Church, which we excepted. The preacher was Mr Hosmer - Matthew 6th, 31 - an excellent and eminent practical sermon" JQA Faith Austin-Ticor Building, Buffalo Buffalo, NY
1843/11/09 Judge Jacob Burnet introduces the keynote speaker at the Cornerstone Ceremony for the original Cincinnati Observatory (lost) on Mount Ida, former President John Quincy Adams. Dignitary Holy Cross Monastery and Chapel Cincinnati, OH
1848/02/23 John Quincy Adams suffers stroke at his desk on 21 February 1848, and dies 2 days later in an adjoining room. Home The National Statuary Hall United States Capitol
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