1. Titlepage of D/JQA/12, the third of three leather-bound blank books that JQA presumably purchased in Paris on 20 Aug. 1783. For a fuller physical description
of these volumes, see the note for the titlepage of D/JQA/10, ante 1 Jan. 1785 (above). This Diary volume contains entries from 1 Nov. 1787 to [24 Aug.–2 Sept. 1788], followed by scattered entries, twelve for September and five for Oct. 1788, and
thirteen for Sept. 1789. See entry for [24 Aug.–2 Sept. 1788], note 1 (below). The volume concludes with line-a-day memoranda for Aug. through Dec. 1788,
and all of 1789 and 1790, copied over from the later Diaries 13, 14, and 15.
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.