Adams Papers

July. 1756. 19. Monday.
[from the Diary of John Adams]

July. 1756. 19. Monday.

Sat out for Boston. Borrowed the Idea of a Patriot King of Ned. Quincy.1 Rode to Cambridge. Lodgd. Rode the next morning to Worcester.

1Edmund Quincy (1733–1768), son of the first Josiah Quincy; Harvard 1752. Bolingbroke’s Idea of a Patriot King was first published in 1749.

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