used two additional Letterbooks to record accounts. Letterbook 34, Reel 122, contains
a record of his personal expenses between 13 Feb. and 28 July 1780 (JA, Diary and Autobiography
). In Letterbook 35, Reel 123, he recorded the household accounts at Passy after he
began keeping them in October 1778. For the accounts from 9 April to 24 Aug. 1778,
see vol. 6:16–21
; for those from 1 Oct. 1778 to 23 Feb. 1779
, see below. This Letterbook was later used by JA
to record 353 letters written between 13 Nov. 1816 and 12 Aug. 1819.
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.