January 25, 1775

1775 January 25 (Wednesday).  John went away early in the Morning for Lancaster.  Hannah has a bad Arm.  Sent for Dr. Hawes; who came.  Breck Sends up Dr. Ball.  Both Doctors dine here.  I finish Lord Sommers’ Book of the Judgment of whole Kingdoms and Nations on the Power of Kings and Rights of Peoples.[1]

[1][John Somers, baron, 1651-1716], The Judgment of Whole Kingdoms (12th ed., Boston, 1773; Evans 13,632).  An eleventh edition appeared in Philadelphia, 1773 (Evans 13,023), and another twelfth edition in Newport, 1774 (Evans 13,631).