1. On this day JA wrote a remarkable letter to his classmate Charles Cushing, who was then keeping
a school in Newbury, on the choice of a profession. Extracts are printed in JA, Works, 1:29–30, 32; a complete text is in MHS, Procs., 46 (1912–1913):410–412.
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.