. In the transcript, with some minor internal differences, this and the following sentence
were reversed and made to form part of the preceding paragraph. At the end of this
sentence the transcript has the additional comment that “I shall therefore with pleasure
at any time lay aside my antique volumes, to peruse a packet of yours.”
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, 2017.