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I finished the second volume of Blackstone, and began upon the third which treats
of private wrongs. And this evening I got through Buffon's natural history of man,
which is still more entertaining than the theory of the earth.
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.