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Adams Family Papers : An Electronic Archive

John Adams diary 48, personal receipts and expenditures, 12 February 1778 - 2 August 1779

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Journal fragments. Vol. 2
[The preceding text was added in the handwriting of John Quincy Adams]

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[Diary 48 starts with page 3. Pages 1-2 removed before volume was donated to the Massachusetts Historical Society.]

[The remainder of this volume is comprised of a second sequence of pages. Pages 3-175 of this sequence contain nineteenth century transcriptions of John Adam's diaries with some notes written by Charles Francis Adams. This electronic document presents transcriptions of the diary entries John Adams wrote in diary 48, it does not include the nineteenth century transcriptions.]

Cite web page as: John Adams diary 48, 12 February 1778 - 2 August 1779 [electronic edition]. Adams Family Papers: An Electronic Archive. Massachusetts Historical Society. http://www.masshist.org/digitaladams/
Original manuscript: Adams, John. John Adams diary 48, 12 February 1778 - 2 August 1779. Volume with marbled covers, 222 pages (pp. 1-2 missing; pp. 3-49 John Adams diary with accounts; pp. 1-175 [second pagination sequence] Nineteenth century transcriptions of diary entries by John Adams and 55 addional blank pages). Original manuscript from the Adams Family Papers, Massachusetts Historical Society.
Source of transcription: Butterfield, L.H., ed. Diary and Autobiography of John Adams. Vol. 2. Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1961.