John Adams Quote

The History of our Revolution will be one continued Lye from one end to the other. The essence of the whole will be that Dr. Franklins electrical Rod, smote the Earth and out sprung General Washington. That Franklin electrified him with his rod—and thence forward these two conducted all the Policy, Negotiations, Legislatures and War.


Letter to Benjamin Rush, 4 April 1790. Alexander Biddle, Old Family Letters, Series A (Philadelphia: 1892), p. 55

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The History of our Revolution will be one continued Lye from one end to the other. The essence of the whole will be that Dr. Franklins electrical...

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The History of our Revolution will be one continued Lye from one end to the other. The essence of the whole will be that Dr. Franklins electrical...

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The History of our Revolution will be one continued Lye from one end to the other. The essence of the whole will be that Dr. Franklins electrical...

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The History of our Revolution will be one continued Lye from one end to the other. The essence of the whole will be that Dr. Franklins electrical...