. First entry in D/JA/27, a pocket memorandum book stitched into red-brown leather covers
and containing scattered notes of proceedings in Congress from this date through 2
Aug. 1776. On the date of the present debate see the next note.
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.