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Joseph J. Ellis

Joseph J. Ellis is the Ford Foundation Professor of History at Mount Holyoke. His most recent book, First Family: Abigail and John Adams, was published in October. (December 2010)

Abigail and John Adams; portraits by Gilbert Stuart, 1800/1815 and circa 1821

Our Flawed Founders

Adams Family Correspondence, Volume 9: January 1790–December 1793

edited by Margaret A. Hogan, C. James Taylor, Karen N. Barzilay, Hobson Woodward, Mary T. Claffey, Robert F. Karachuck, Sara B. Sikes, and Gregg L. Lint

The Quotable Abigail Adams

edited by John P. Kaminski

Abigail Adams

by Woody Holton

December 23, 2010 issue

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