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Henry Adams (1838–1918)

Adams, Henry. An American historian; born in Boston, Feb. 16, 1838; died in 1918; grandson of J. Q. Adams. He was for some time editor of the North American Review, and professor of history in Harvard College. He wrote biographies of eminent public men: ‘The Life of Albert Gallatin’ (1879); ‘John Randolph’ (1882);—and studies of particular episodes of American history: ‘Documents Relating to New England Federalism’ (1877). His principal work is the ‘History of Jefferson’s and Madison’s Administrations’ (1889–91). (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).