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Docno: ADMS-01-01-02-0003-0001-0008

Author: Adams, John
Date: 1758-10-12

Thurdsday [12 October].

Examined the Laws of this Province concerning Pads,1 Cattle, fences &c. and read in Gilbert. This small volume will take me a fortnight, but I will be master of it.
1. Pad: “A path, track; the road, the way. Orig. slang, now also dial.” (OED).
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/