1. This information, taken directly from the Journals, was sent to Bingham on the same
date (JCC, 10:356; PCC, No. 79, I). “Double usance” meant twice the time normally allowed for the payment
of bills of exchange (OED).
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.