never did “relate the Occurrences of this Journey,” nor did he copy more than the
single letter, to Samuel Holden Parsons, which follows. When, after a year and a half,
he resumed his autobiographical narrative, he simply disregarded the thirteen-month
period Oct. 1776 – Nov. 1777.
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.