. If this date is correct, JA
did not leave Philadelphia until 3 Aug., which would make his return to Braintree,
where he evidently arrived on the 9th, a fast trip indeed. See note
on Mrs. Yard's Bill, preceding.
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, 2016.