. The text is lost in a tear; see JQA, Diary
, 1:325 (15 September
's cousin in this sentence could have been either Billy Cranch, visiting from Cambridge
, or Betsy Cranch, who apparently was living in the home of Boston merchant William
Foster, as was her father, Richard (same, 1:318
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, 2018.