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The John Adams Library at the Boston Public Library

John Adams Library

In 1822 when John Adams was 86 years old he deeded his extensive collection of books of nearly 3,000 volumes to the Town of Quincy, Massachusetts. The library had six different locations before it found its final site at the Boston Public Library. In 1822 the collection was stored in an outbuilding near the Old […] more