. CFA’s “A Paper on the Middlesex Canal,” bearing the present date at the end, attempted
to examine the income and expenditures of the corporation and to predict its future
revenue and dividends. He concluded: “it is only a Property fit for Capitalists—Men
who have no immediate necessity for revenue” (M/CFA/21, Adams Papers, Microfilms
, Reel No. 315).
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.