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Browsing: Diary of John Adams, Volume 1


Docno: ADMS-01-01-02-0002-0001-0014

Author: Adams, John
Date: 1756-01-27

27 Tuesday

Att my Uncles.1
1. Rev. Nathan Webb (1705–1772), who in 1731 had married Ruth, a younger sister of Deacon John Adams of Braintree. Webb, who graduated at Harvard in 1725, was settled as the first minister at Uxbridge, Mass., in the year of his marriage and enjoyed a pastorate there of over forty years (Sibley-Shipton, Harvard Graduates , 7:617–619).