This foot note contained in document AFC03d065
has a paragraph at this point which is not in RC
: “I beg you would present Miss Adams with the little book which accompanies this letter. It was written by Dr. Gregory, one of my masters, a worthy and eminent physician in
the city of Edinburgh.” The volume in question was John Gregory, A Father's Legacy to His Daughters
, first published in 1774 and frequently reprinted (
Cite web page as: Founding Families: Digital Editions of the Papers of the Winthrops and the Adamses, ed.C. James Taylor. Boston: Massachusetts Historical Society, 2007.