. For AA
's purchase of land in Vermont see vol. 4:index, under “Vermont.” On 17 June, in a
letter to James Warren, JA
had given one reason for disliking this purchase: “God Willing, I will not go to
Vermont. I must be within the scent of the sea” (RC
], printed in JA, Works
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.