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Browsing: Diary of John Adams, Volume 1


Docno: ADMS-01-01-02-0002-0003-0022

Author: Adams, John
Date: 1756-03-22

22 Monday.

A fair but cool morn. Mounted for Boston, arrived about 11 o’clock, went to friend Wm. Belchers, drank a bowl of punch, dined at my Uncle Sympsons,1 rode to Cambridge, drank Tea with Tom Went-worth. Spent the Evening partly at Hills Chamber, partly at Slewmans [Sluman’s], and partly at Trumbles [Trumbull’s] and partly at Harry Hills. Lodged with John Hill.
1. Nathan Simpson, a blacksmith of Boston, who in 1740 had married Mary, sister of Susanna (Boylston) Adams, JA’s mother (NEHGR, 7 [1853]:146, 150).
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.
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