A website from the Massachusetts Historical Society; founded 1791.
close
-
The Adams Papers Digital Edition is undergoing active maintenance while we work on improvements to the system. You may experience slow performance or the inability to access content. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. We will endeavor to return to full capabilities as soon as possible.

Browsing: Papers of John Adams, Volume 1


Docno: ADMS-06-01-02-0035

Author: Adams, John
Date: 1761-01

Draft of a Letter from an Old Man on the Evils of Licensed Houses

Braintree, January? 1761. Printed: JA, Diary and Autobiography , 1:190–192 Unsigned, but the author introduces himself as “an old Man, seventy odd.” See entry for the earliest draft in this series, 29 May 1760, above, and references there.