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36. The preceding clause, beginning “until the trump,” is one omitted by CFA, on the basis of JA's comments. The presence of both this and the other omitted passage (note
below) in the Keith and Hawley MSS
supports Gray's suggestion that in repudiating them JA “was guided by his taste rather than his notes or his memory.” Quincy, Reports (Appendix)
479. JA's notation that these passages were interpolations may be seen in his copy of Minot's History of Massachusetts Bay
at p. 95–96, now among his books in the Boston Public Library.
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.