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. First entry in JA
’s booklet “No. 2,” as numbered by CFA
(our D/JA/2). Actually this is a collection of loose leaves, not a stitched gathering,
and many of the leaves are badly chipped and worn at the edges. Where illegible or
partly missing words or phrases can be reconstructed from the early transcripts prepared
and carefully corrected by CFA
, the editors have not ordinarily used square brackets, reserving them for very doubtful
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.