. From D/JA/25, which then has a gap until 24 Jan. 1776. The present fragment is from
a debate on resolutions, agreed to this day, to fit out four armed vessels for Continental
service. Another resolution added JA
to the committee to execute this business. See JCC
, 3:311–312, and entry of 7 Oct.
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.