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. The paragraph, to this point, was later covered by a strip of paper pasted over the
text, probably by Caroline Amelia Smith de Windt, who omitted this text from her edited
collection (AA2, Jour. and Corr.
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.