was familiar with Dr. Richard Price's economic and political writings at least from
1778 (JA, Papers
to Price, 8 April 1785, LbC
, Adams Papers
), and AA
quoted from his moral writings with approval in 1783 (to JA
, 19 Oct.
, above), but they apparently first met him upon moving to England in 1785. They became
good friends of the liberal dissenting preacher, and worshiped regularly at Hackney,
much to AA
's satisfaction, until their return to America in 1788 (JA, Diary and Autobiography
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.