Morning at home, Reeves’ History of the English Law,1 Beaumont and Fletcher, Horace, my mother arrives, bad spirits, John, conversation.
1. JA’s copy of John Reeves, History of the English Law, from the Time of the Saxons, 2d edn., 4 vols., London, 1787, with CFA’s bookplate in the first two volumes, is in the Boston Public Library (Catalogue of JA’s Library, p. 209).
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, 2007.