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Plaque: John Adams

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In this house lived John Adams, first American Minister to Great Britain, May 1785 to March 1788, afterwards Second President of the United States. From here his daughter Abigail was married to Colonel William Stephens-Smith, First Secretary of the Legation and an officer in the Revolution Army on Washington's staff.
John Adams and Abigail his wife, through character and personality did much to create understanding between the two English-speaking countries.
In their memory this tablet is placed by the Colonial Dames of America, 1933.

Site: John Adams (1 memorial)

W1, Grosvenor Square, 9

Nicknamed "little America", the association of Grosvenor Square with America began when John Adams, later President, moved to this address in 1785.  The US embassy is (2013) at no 1.

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Abigail Adams

Wife of John Adams, second President of USA, and mother of John Quincy Adams ...

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Abigail Amelia Adams

Daughter to John Adams, second President of USA.

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John Adams

Second President of USA. 1783 signatory to the Treaty of Paris. Minister to t...

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Colonel William Stephens-Smith

First Secretary of the Legation and an officer in the Revolution Army on Wash...

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