Diary of John Adams, volume 2

1779 Decr. 18 Saturday.

1779 Decr. 20. Monday.


The Report of a Constitution or Form of Government for the Common wealth of Massachusetts: Agreed upon by the Committee . . ., Boston, 1779, a “committee print” of the earliest text of the Massachusetts Constitution, which was largely JA's own composition; see note 1 on entry of 13 Nov., above.

In his Autobiography under this date JA enlarges on the conversation at this dinner party.