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William M. Fowler Jr.

Protecting a library of treasures

By William M. Fowler Jr.
November 22, 2006

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JOHN ADAMS went on a shopping spree in the summer of 1774. He was in Philadelphia attending the First Continental Congress when he wrote Abigail, "I have spent an estate on books." Today that "estate of books" belongs to the people of Boston and it is on exhibit at the Boston Public Library. (Full article: 722 words)

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