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This morning I went to the English Library and took out 1. volume of the preceptor,
and thrée of Clarissa.1 Rained all the afternoon.
1. Robert Dodsley, The Preceptor: Containing a General Course of Education. Wherein the First Principles
of Polite Learning are Laid Down . . . for . . . the Instruction of Youth . . ., 2 vols., London, 1748; and Samuel Richardson's Clarissa; Or, The History of a Young Lady . . ., 8 vols., London, 1747–1748.
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.