A website from the Massachusetts Historical Society; founded 1791.

Browsing: Adams Family Correspondence, Volume 5

This foot note contained in document ADMS-04-05-02-0153
1. AA filled in “Uncle Smith” in the same ink used for the text under “December 13,” below. This textual completion, the current news under “December 13,” and AA 's attendance at sermons in Boston on 14 Dec. (see AA to JA , 15 Dec. and note 1, below), suggest that AA finished the letter in Boston, and that she was not certain from whom she could obtain the loan of £60 when she began it.