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Browsing: Diary of John Adams, Volume 1


Docno: ADMS-01-01-02-0005-0008-0009

Author: Adams, John
Date: 1760-12-19

1760. Decr. 18th [i.e. 19th? ] Fryday.1

[salute] Sir

<I am an old Man seventy odd, and as [I] had my Education, so I have passed my whole Life in the Country>, &c.
1. This is the third entry the diarist dated 18 Dec., but since 19 Dec. 1760 fell on a Friday, an editorial correction seems justified. JA went on with the present canceled draft in an entry conjecturally assigned to Jan. 1761 (p. 190–192, below).