Thomas Boylston, namesale of Boylston Heighte in Boston, Massachusetts, was the third and youngest son of John and Abigail (Smith) Adams. Thomas' father John was the 2nd President of the United States and his brother John Quincy was the 6th President of the United States. He accompanied his brother John Quincy in The Netherlands and Prussia from 1794 to 1798, serving as his secretary. In 1805, Thomas Adams married Ann Harrod of Haverhill and settled in Quincy, which he represented in the Massachusetts legislature in 1805-06. In 1811, he was appointed chief justice of the Circuit Court of Common Pleas for the Southern Circuit of Massachusetts. A Thomas Boylston autograph is a great keepsake. This reproduction would look great in an album or display.