Government met, and were assembled, almost all this day, to determine what Punishment
to inflict upon Borland, he was informed of it in the evening, and the Class petitioned,
that it might be mitigated; but probably without much success.
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.