5. Actually Paine was named a justice of the Superior Court of Judicature but refused
the office. His being ranked below JA exacerbated the hostility that had begun to grow up between the two men (Warren to
JA, 5 Nov., below; Sibley-Shipton, Harvard Graduates, 12: 474–475).
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.