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I amuse myself in reading Junius's letters; which though the factious productions
of a partizan, contain many excellent observations upon men and manners.
We met this evening at Putnam's. Thompson left us to go to Lecture!1
's line-a-day entry for 31 July in D/JQA/13, he has written in Byrom's shorthand method
“year August 28th,” the significance of which is unknown to the editors, but may be
related to his earlier notation in Byrom's shorthand. See entry for 30 June, note 1 (above).