I started from Medford early and leaving Boston directly arrived at Quincy at about
eleven o’clock. My day was afterwards passed quietly enough and in the evening there
was a small collection of the Quincy ladies to whom I attempted to be agreeable.
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.