. In this reference and a later one (see entry for 11
, below), CFA bemoaned the fact that his father was not encouraging
and enriching his education by guiding his reading. Only after CFA returned home
to Washington to read law and, later, was a student at Webster’s law office in
Boston, did JQA become his son’s mentor.
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, 2015.