May 13, 1780

1780 May 13 (Saturday).  Mr. Adams wants my Volume of Chubb’s Tracts in 4to.  He gives me Dr. Brown Languith’s Modern Theory and Practice of Physick; Dr. Goodman’s Penitent Pardon.  Judge Hale’s Contemplations, part 3, with his Life, and Mr. Durham on Scandal.  Besides Chubb, he has Dennis’s Advancement and Reformation of Modern Poetry, and leaves me two Pamphlets, viz: Dr. Cardogan on the Gout etc. and Mr. S. Webster’s two Discourses on Infant Baptism.  He promises Dr. Owen on Spiritual Mindedness: for which he takes with him Dr. Bray’s Bibliotheca Parochialis.  Further I lent him Cornelius Agrippa of the Vanity of the Sciences.  To be sent to my son Samuel Boston.  Mrs. [sic] Harrington here p.m.  Makes Return of their Visit to Mrs. Adams, and gives me a Paper signed by her, and the Committee.