This day, being Term day,1 we went, with Mr. Jennings, and saw the procession of the Lawyers, and Judges to
Westminster Hall; and we saw the four Courts; the Kings Bench, Common Pleas, Chancery,
and Exchequer, all sitting. Dined at M: W. Vaughan's.
1. That is, the beginning of Michaelmas Term, one of four yearly sessions of English
courts of law.
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.