Janet Tassel

Janet Tassel is a writer in the Boston area.

The Diary of a Somebody


Diary and Autobiographical Writings of Louisa Catherine Adams, Volumes 1 and 2Edited by Judith S. Graham, Beth Luey, Margaret A. Hogan, C. James Taylor(Belknap Press, 960 pages, $175) When, on a brisk November day in London, 1795, John Quincy Adams, then twenty-eight, came to call on the American Consul, Joshua Johnson, he entered the bustling home […]

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