Papers of John Adams, volume 8

To the President of the Congress, No. 1

To James Lovell

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Lagoanere was described by JA in a letter 16 Jan. 1780 to the president of the congress as “a Gentleman who has acted for some time as an American Agent at Corunna” (calendared, below; JA, Diary and Autobiography , 4:230). For JQA's description of him, see JQA, Diary , 1:18.