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1. The Report of a Constitution or Form of Government for the Common wealth of Massachusetts: Agreed upon by the Committee . . .
, Boston, 1779, a “committee print” of the earliest text of the Massachusetts Constitution, which was largely JA's own composition; see note 1
on entry of 13 Nov., above.
In his Autobiography under this date
JA enlarges on the conversation at this dinner party.
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.