Elected Council Members Negatived by Governor Thomas Hutchinson
Boston, 26 May 1773. MS (M-Ar:vol. 50:449–450. Of the 24 elected by joint ballot of the House of Representatives and outgoing Council, John Adams was one of three rejected by Hutchinson. The others were Jerathmeel Bowers and William Phillips.
MS (M-Ar:vol. 50:449–450).