Posted by: Democratic Thinker | April 11, 2010

The Four Letters Series—Samuel Adams & John Adams

Four Letters on the Important Subject of Government

An exchange of letters between cousins Samuel Adams and John Adams—written in 1790 and published in a small pamphlet in 1802—illustrates the differing political philosophies of Samuel, for the Republicans (Democrats), and John, for the Federalists (Whigs).