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241[1757] (Adams Papers)
At the time when Fort William Henry was besieged, there came down almost every day dispatches...
242[1758] (Adams Papers)
In 1758 my Period with Mr. Putnam expired. Doolittle and Baldwin visited me in the office, and...
Nunquam prospere succedunt Res humanae, ubi negliguntur divinae. Sex horas somno, totidem des...
Samuel Clap Testator, left a Grandson Michael Clap, Son of the Eldest Son of the Testator, whose...
Te Deum &c., I have resigned my school, I have almost recovered my Health, I have received a...
Q uery . Has any Species of Animals, besides Mankind, ever given Proofs that they have any idea...
What are the Rules, Criteria, to determine the Merit or Excellence of a Language?—Suppose you was...
Vulnus alit Venis, et caeco carpitur igni. Alo, alere, alui, alitum, to nourish. Vulnus, a Wound...
What is Wisdom? Is it, to write dramatic Poetry, like Milton or Shakespear? Is it to write on...
Bond to give Deed. † Trespass on the Case vs. Sherriff for the Default of his Deputy. † Case by...
Tis absurd, to for a Testator to say, after he has devised his Lands to one in fee, that they...
Shakespeare, in the Character of Lady Mackbeth, and of Gertrude, the Wife of old Hamlet, and...
Braintree October–December? 1758. Printed: JA, Earliest Diary The Earliest Diary of John Adams ,...
My letters, for the future will come to you, not from a School House but from the Cell of an...
Am returned from Boston, and according to my Promise sett down begining to write you a...
Braintree, October–November? 1758. Printed: JA, Earliest Diary The Earliest Diary of John Adams ,...
Braintree, October–November? 1758. Printed: JA, Earliest Diary The Earliest Diary of John Adams ,...
How it is with you I know not, but if I am rightly informed, I am yet alive and not dead. And to...
Braintree, October? 1758. Printed: JA, Earliest Diary The Earliest Diary of John Adams , ed. L....
Braintree, October? 1758. Printed: JA, Earliest Diary The Earliest Diary of John Adams , ed. L....
I resume with Pleasure my long neglected Pen upon this opportunity by Mr. Belcher to inform you...
Braintree, October? 1758. Printed: JA, Earliest Diary The Earliest Diary of John Adams , ed. L....
263[October 1758] (Adams Papers)
Yesterday arrived here from Worcester. I am this Day about beginning Justinians Institutions with...
264Braintree Octr. 5th. 1758. (Adams Papers)
Yesterday arrived here from Worcester. I am this Day about beginning Justinians Institutions with...
265Fryday. Oct. 6. (Adams Papers)
Rose about sun rise. Unpitched a Load of Hay. Translated 2 Leaves more of Justinian, and in the...
266Saturday [7 October]. (Adams Papers)
Read in Gilbert. Rode with Webb to Mr. Cranche’s. Dined and drank Tea with him, and then home....
267Sunday [8 October]. (Adams Papers)
Read a few Leaves in Baxters Enquiry into the Nature of the human Soul. He has explaind with...
268Monday Octr. 9. (Adams Papers)
Read in Gilberts Tenures. I must and will make that Book familiar to me.
269Tuesday [10 October]. (Adams Papers)
Read in Gilbert. I read him slowly, but I gain Ideas and Knowledge as I go along, which I dont...
270Wednesday [11 October]. (Adams Papers)
Rode to Boston. Conversed with Ned Quincy and Saml., Peter Chardon &c. By the Way Peter Chardon...
271Thurdsday [12 October]. (Adams Papers)
Examined the Laws of this Province concerning Pads, Cattle, fences &c. and read in Gilbert. This...
272Fryday [13 October]. (Adams Papers)
Read Gilbert. Went in the Evening to Coll. Quincys. Heard a Tryal before him, as a Justice...
273Monday [16 October]. (Adams Papers)
Read a few Pages in Gilbert. I proceed very slowly.
274Tuesday [17 October]. (Adams Papers)
Read in Gilbert. Went to Monatiquot to see the Raising of the new Meeting House. No Observations...
275Wednesday [18 October]. (Adams Papers)
Went to Boston. Bob Paine . I have ruined myself, by a too eager Pursuit of Wisdom. I have now...
276Thurdsday [19 October]. (Adams Papers)
I borrowed yesterday of Quincy, the 1st Volume of Batista Angeloni’s Letters, and a general...
277Saturday [21 October]. (Adams Papers)
Rose with the sun. Brot up the Horse and took a Ride over Penns Hill, as far as John Haywards in...
278[Sunday 22 October]. (Adams Papers)
Conversed with Capt. Thatcher about commercial affairs.—When he receives a freight of Goods on...
279Monday [23 October]. (Adams Papers)
Monday 23 October .
280Tuesday [24 October]. (Adams Papers)
Rode to Boston. Arrived about 1/2 after 10. Went into the Court House, and sett down by Mr. Paine...
281Wednesday [25 October]. (Adams Papers)
Went in the morning to Mr. Gridleys, and asked the favour of his Advice what Steps to take for an...
282Thurdsday [26 October]. (Adams Papers)
Went in the morning to wait on Mr. Prat. He inquired if I had been sworn at Worcester? No. Have...
All Spent in absolute Idleness, or what is worse, gallanting the Girls.
284Tuesday [31 October]. (Adams Papers)
Set down, and recollected my self, and read a little in Van Muyden, a little in naval Trade and...
Braintree October–December? 1758. Printed: JA, Earliest Diary The Earliest Diary of John Adams ,...
286[November 1758] (Adams Papers)
Read a little in Van Muyden, and a little in naval Trade and Commerce. Rode as far as Smelt...
287Wednesday [1 November]. (Adams Papers)
Read a little in Van Muyden, and a little in naval Trade and Commerce.
288Thurdsday [2 November]. (Adams Papers)
Rode as far as Smelt Brook. Breakfasted, made my fire and am now set down to Van Muyden in...
289Sunday [5? November]. (Adams Papers)
Drank Tea at Coll. Quincy’s. He read to me a Letter Coll. Gouch wrote him in answer to his...
290Monday [6? November]. (Adams Papers)
Went to Town. Went to Mr. Gridleys office, but he had not returned to Town from Brookline. Went...