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Browsing: Diary of John Adams, Volume 1


Docno: ADMS-01-01-02-0002-0002-0020

Author: Adams, John
Date: 1756-02-20

20 Fryday.

A dull Day. Symptoms of Snow. Writing Tillotson.1
1. That is, copying out extracts from the published sermons of John Tillotson (1630–1694), sometime Archbishop of Canterbury and a celebrated preacher (DNB). There survives among JA’s papers a literary commonplace book (Adams Papers, Microfilms, Reel No. 187) containing a good many exercises of this kind during his years in Worcester.
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.
http://www.masshist.org/apde2/