Diary of John Adams, volume 1

4 27 Tuesday JA


27 Tuesday Adams, John
27 Tuesday

Att my Uncles.1


Rev. Nathan Webb (1705–1772), who in 1731 had married Ruth, a younger sister of Deacon John Adams of Braintree. Webb, who graduated at Harvard in 1725, was settled as the first minister at Uxbridge, Mass., in the year of his marriage and enjoyed a pastorate there of over forty years (Sibley-Shipton, Harvard Graduates , 7:617–619).

28 Wednesday. JA


28 Wednesday. Adams, John
28 Wednesday.

Ditto. Thick weather, and some rain.

29 Thurdsday. JA


29 Thurdsday. Adams, John
29 Thurdsday.

Still, cloudy Weather. Set out for Worcester, Drank Tea in Sutton, with my class mate, Wheeler and arrived at Worcester about 7 o clock. Supped with Major Chandler. Very miry Roads.

30 Friday. JA


30 Friday. Adams, John
30 Friday.

Still, foggy, damp Weather. Kept School and dined at Mr. Greenes.

31 Saturday. JA


31 Saturday. Adams, John
31 Saturday.

A warm, spring-like Day. Kept School. Lodged at Mr. Maccartys, at night.