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Morning at home, Ben Jonson, Horace, Sterne, Don Quixote,1 walk with Weed, Mary C. Hellen, evening, another walk.
1. The Stone Library contains, in addition to two French translations of Cervantes’ classic,
the English edition by Tobias Smollett, 4 vols., London, n.d. Among JA’s books in
the Boston Public Library is an incomplete French edition, Paris, 1768, and a Spanish
edition, Madrid, 1777, 4 vols. See Catalogue of JA’s Library, p. 47.
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.