Adams Papers

1760. Decr. 18th [i.e. 19th?] Fryday.

1760. Decr. 18th [i.e. 19th?] Fryday.1

Sir

<I am an old Man seventy odd, and as [I] had my Education, so I have passed my whole Life in the Country>, &c.

1This is the third entry the diarist dated 18 Dec., but since 19 Dec. 1760 fell on a Friday, an editorial correction seems justified. JA went on with the present canceled draft in an entry conjecturally assigned to Jan. 1761 (p. 190–192, below).

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