791. John Quincy Adams Diary
Newburyport, 4 March 1788 (excerpt)1

Doctor Kilham, went to Boston this day to attend the general court. His opposition to the federal constitution, has made him so unpopular in this town, that I do not expect he will be chosen as representative at the next election, and he may I think with this Session, take his leave of the legislative body for the present. …

1. MS, Adams Family Papers, MHi. Printed: Allen, JQA Diary, II, 371.