for the Presidency.
They were defeated.
In 1850-56 Mr. Adams published the Life and works of John Adams (his grandfather), in 10 volumes.
In 1859 he was elected to Congress from the district which his father long represented.
He was then a Republican in politics.
In March, 1861, he was appointed minister to Great Britain, where he managed his diplomatic duties with much skill during one of the most trying times in our history — that of the Civil War. He remained as American minister in London until 1868, when, in un>February, he resigned.
In 1872 Mr. Adams was first a Liberal Republican, and then a Democrat, in politics.
His labors in the field of literature were various.
From 1845 to 1848 he edited a daily newspaper in Boston, and was long either a regular or an occasional contributor to the North American review.
His principal task was the preparation of the Life and works of John Adams, and a Life of John Adams, in 2 volumes.
He also issued the Life and works of John Quin
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