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. The fact that specific references to Philanthrop's words are all to those found in
the first of his letters, published in the Boston Evening-Post
, 1 Dec. 1766, and that JA
refers to “last Mondays Ev. Post” means that this letter had to have been written
before 9 Dec.
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.