Saturday July 6. 1771.1
. Last entry in “Paper book No. 18,” though followed by a large number of blank leaves.
For reasons known only to himself JA
now returned to “Paper book No. 16,” in which he had written nothing since 16 Feb. 1771
, and continued to keep his Diary therein until the end of Nov. 1772.
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, 2014.