. Passages preceded and followed by dagger signs were not included in the transcript
of his Diary furnished by JA
to Secretary Livingston; see note
on preceding entry. In view of JA
's purpose and of the noise made by his “Peace Journal” when it was read in Congress,
's “editing” of the text is of some interest.
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.