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Poem written by John Quincy Adams

John Quincy Adamsc. 1843

Senator John Heinz History Center

Senator John Heinz History Center

A poet throughout his life, John Quincy Adams wrote this piece while traveling along the Ohio River to Pittsburgh, Pa. from a speaking engagement in Cincinnati, Ohio, 14 years after he left office. The subject is a young Pittsburgh woman whom he met and became friends with while during the course of their trip.

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  • Title: Poem written by John Quincy Adams
  • Creator: John Quincy Adams
  • Date Created: c. 1843
  • Type: Document
  • Object ID: MFF_2813

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