Samuel Adams

 

Samuel AdamsThis well known portrait of Samuel Adams was commissioned by John Hancock and pained by Singleton Copley.

Member of the Boston Committee of Correspondence

Governor of Massachusetts

“Let each citizen remember at the moment he is offering his vote that he is not making a present or a compliment to please an individual–or at least that he ought not so to do; but that he is executing one of the most solemn trusts in human society for which he is accountable to God and his country.” Samuel Adams (April 16, 1781)

Writings on BingoforPatriots

Letter from Samuel Adams to Thomas Jefferson (April 24, 1801)

The Rights of Colonists

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The Rights of the Colonists

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Samuel Adams by Paul Revere 1774

1774 engraving of Samuel Adams by Paul Revere

A gift from the state of Massachusetts to the National Statuary Hall Collection

A gift from the state of Massachusetts to the National Statuary Hall Collection

1795 Governor's portrait by Major John Johnston. Samuel Adams was the Governor of Massachusetts

1795 Governor’s portrait by Major John Johnston. Samuel Adams was the Governor of Massachusetts

Buriah Plaque in Granary Burying Ground, Boston, MA.

Buriah Plaque in Granary Burying Ground, Boston, MA.