(ADAMS, SAMUEL) (1722-1803)
American statesman, philosopher and a Founding Father. He was a politician in colonial Massachusetts, a leader of the movement that became the American Revolution, and one of the architects of the principles of American republicanism that shaped the political culture of the United States. Second cousin to his fellow Founding Father, President John Adams.
EPH – Ephemera: vintage steel engraving approx. 4.5″x3.85″ with a facsimile signature on the lower mount. From the National Portrait Gallery of Distinguished Americans, 1834.