Adams Papers

Wednesday [20 August].
[from the Diary of John Adams]

Wednesday [20 August].

Spent Evening at Lodgings with Charles Cushing, and Daniel Oliver of Middleborough,1 Paine and Leonard—socially.

1Not the young lawyer of the same name mentioned under 28 July, above, but his first cousin, son of Judge (later Chief Justice) Peter Oliver. This Daniel Oliver died in 1768 at the age of 30 (NEHGR description begins New England Historical and Genealogical Register. description ends , 19 [1865]:104).

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