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This foot note contained in document ADMS-06-07-01-0008
38. JA used two additional Letterbooks to record accounts. Letterbook 34, Reel 122, contains a record of his personal expenses between 13 Feb. and 28 July 1780 (JA, Diary and Autobiography , 2:435–442). In Letterbook 35, Reel 123, he recorded the household accounts at Passy after he began keeping them in October 1778. For the accounts from 9 April to 24 Aug. 1778, see vol. 6:16–21; for those from 1 Oct. 1778 to 23 Feb. 1779, see below. This Letterbook was later used by JA to record 353 letters written between 13 Nov. 1816 and 12 Aug. 1819.