To day a middling breeze from the S.E or SSE. At 12 o clock to day being at the Pump
there being very little water the beam struck my head and hurt me a little.1
1. The remainder of the page in the Diary contains a drawing of a bird and several designs
by JQA, probably used as filler since he begins his entries for the new month at the top
of the following page.
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, 2016.