. It was Rev. Edward Winslow who continued to pray for the King at Christ Church in Braintree, but under pressure
from Attorney General Benjamin Kent in the following spring Winslow preached a farewell
sermon and took refuge with British forces at Newport and, later, New York City (Sibley-Shipton, Harvard Graduates
, 11:104–105; see also AA
, 2 April 1777
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, 2017.