My occupations have been very regular, and similar for a week past. Last Thursday
night I again experienced a total want of sleep. By the help however of medecine and
of constant exercice I think I am in a way to recover. This evening, my1
1. This entry, incomplete at the bottom of the page, is the last in D/JQA/12 until 6
Sept. 1789. In JQA's line-a-day entry, he adds: “Charles and Tom. Mr. and Mrs. Shaw” (D/JQA/13, Adams Papers, Microfilms, Reel No. 16).
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.