Took with me £70:0:0 consisting in £62:10 Pen. Currency in Paper Bills and £20 L.M
of Mass, in silver and Gold.
1. This was the day
set off from Braintree, but he went only as far as Watertown, where he stayed until
at least the 30th, attending Council, before starting for Philadelphia. See Mass.
Council Records, 17:61, 68, 69 (M-Ar). With Samuel Adams he left Watertown probably on 1 Sept., since they spent Sunday
the 3d in Woodstock, Conn.; see entry of that date, below. In a letter to James Warren, 17 Sept.,
described at length and in his own inimitable manner his cousin Sam's ungainly horsemanship
(MHi; printed in Warren-Adams Letters, 1:110–111).