“I feel unutterable anxiety. God grant us wisdom and fortitude! Should the opposition be suppressed, should this country submit, what infamy and ruin! God forbid. Death in any form is less terrible!”
John Adams visited Ipswich many times during his tenure as the Boston representative to the colonial legislature from 1770 to 1774.
Historic quotes from Ipswich leaders supporting the free press.
March 31, 1776, Abigail Adams to John Adams:. “In the new code of laws which I suppose it will be necessary for you to make, I desire you would remember the ladies and be more generous and favorable to them than your ancestors.”
An irony of the 2016 presidential election was that millions of people who felt abandoned by the government and left out in today’s economy, somehow chose as their president a wealthy narcissistic person. This brought me to reflect on the word “commonwealth,” defined as a state or collection of […]