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Browsing: Diary of John Adams, Volume 2


Docno: ADMS-01-02-02-0004-0007-0023

Author: Adams, John
Date: 1774-10-21

1774 Fryday. Oct. 21.

Dined at the Library Tavern with Messrs. Marcoo's [Markoes] and a dozen Gentlemen from the W. Indies and N. Carolina. A fine bowling Green here—fine Turtle, and admirable Wine.1
1. On this day Congress approved an “address to the people of Great-Britain” and a “memorial to the inhabitants of the British Colonies”; and Galloway, McKean, JA , and Hooper were named “a committee to revise the minutes of the Congress” ( JCC , 1:81–101). The committee to prepare an address to the King also reported, but its report was recommitted; see entry of 11 Oct. and note, above.