Morning at home, Montesquieu,1 Ben Jonson, Horace, evening, solitary walk, Don Juan.
1. The Stone Library contains three sets of Montesquieu’s Oeuvres, the earliest published in London, 3 vols., 1769. JQA had two identical sets of De l’esprit des lois, 3 vols., Amsterdam, 1749; one is in the Stone Library, and the other in the Boston
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, 2017.